PK Law Attorneys know the retail and hospitality industry. The firm has experience representing franchisees, local restaurant and hotel owners, food distributors, national fast food chains, casual dining chains, caterers, photographers, event venues, florists, retail establishments and clothing designers, in a wide variety of matters including:


  • business formation
  • buy/sell agreements
  • franchise agreements
  • mergers, acquisitions and sales
  • intellectual property
  • copyright and trademarks
  • contracts
  • financing
  • leases
  • land use and acquisition
  • zoning


  • breach of contract
  • criminal defense
  • employment matters
  • food fraud
  • food safety and contamination
  • intellectual property matters
  • personal injury
  • premises liability
  • property matters
  • insurance coverage disputes
  • structural engineering disputes


  • employment agreements
  • independent contractor agreements
  • severance agreements
  • employee handbooks
  • wage and hour issues
  • ADA compliance
  • union issues
  • employment discrimination and harassment


  • asset protection and wealth management
  • financing
  • succession planning
  • tax planning and controversy

The firm also provides general business advice and risk management services to those in the retail and hospitality industry and supports the retail and hospitality industry through membership in trade organizations including the National Association of Catering and Events and the Baltimore Fashion Alliance.