SHA law faculty to speak at 2012 Hotel & Lodging Legal Summit

Dave Sherwyn, John and Melissa Ceriale Professor of Hospitality Human Resources, and Paul E. Wagner, adjunct assistant professor of law, will be featured speakers at the 2012 Hotel & Lodging Legal Summit, co-sponsored by Georgetown University Law Center and the American Hotel & Lodging Association, November 8-9, 2012. This new program will examine the latest trends, cases, and developments affecting the evolving practice of hospitality law.

Sherwyn will be participating as a panelist for “Fairmont v. Turnberry and Other Cases Challenging Early Termination of Hotel Management Agreements,” on Thursday, November 8, 9:15–10:30 a.m. Sherwyn will moderate the panel “Labor & Employment Law: What the General Counsel in the Hotel Industry Today Should Know,” where Wagner will be a panelist.This session will be held Friday, November 9, 10:45 a.m.–12:15 p.m.

For more information on these sessions and the full Hotel & Lodging Legal Summit schedule, visit

The Washington, DC/Baltimore chapter of the Cornell Hotel Society is hosting a cocktail reception with Dave Sherwyn, November 8, 5:45–8:00 p.m. at Art and Soul Restaurant in the Liaison Capitol Hill Hotel. No RSVP is required; contact Keith Norof '08,, or visit /alumni/connect/events/11813 for more details.