With Maine’s thriving environment for lodging and dining establishments, Norman Hanson DeTroy is well-equipped to serve the hospitality industry in meeting its diverse legal needs, including negotiating and drafting leases, purchase and sale agreements, new construction and renovation contracts; financing; obtaining the necessary municipal, state and federal permits, licenses and approvals; forming and/or registering legal entities; navigating through labor and employment laws; choosing and protecting the brand and other intellectual property assets; and providing effective alternative dispute resolution and litigation solutions, including in premises liability claims and construction disputes.

Our Hospitality Law Group is composed of experienced attorneys in real estate, land use, municipal law, tax, commercial law, employment law, intellectual property, commercial disputes, construction issues, premises liability claims, and business litigation. While our clients’ consistent satisfaction with the results of our work is our most valued honor, our attorneys are also highly ranked by our peers in the areas of Corporate Law, Real Estate Law, Labor Law, Commercial Litigation, and Personal Injury Litigation, among others. We put thorough effort into understanding the needs, goals, and values of our clients. The result is practical, intelligent, and creative solutions designed to help our clients succeed at every step of the way.

Norman Hanson DeTroy was honored to receive the Maine Restaurant Association’s 2016 “Allied Service Provider of the Year” Award.  The Association represents many of the fine restaurants in the State that make our local communities special and supports and encourages students in the culinary arts.  It is a pleasure and inspiration to work with clients like the Association who are committed to promoting their members’ interests.


Associated Practice Areas:

Real Estate Law Group
Corporate and Commercial Law Group
Employment and Labor Law
Construction Law
Commercial Litigation
Bankruptcy and Creditor’s Rights
Intellectual Property and Internet Law