services & industries: Restaurant & Hospitality

Forward Thinking

From service bandwidth and efficiencies, to a business-minded approach and partner-level attention, we understand individuals and middle-market businesses because we’ve been the right people for them.

Seasoned Partners

There are few companies more exciting to represent than restaurant and hospitality businesses.

Isaac Wiles attorneys have a breadth of experience representing some of Ohio’s premier restaurant and hospitality companies. The fast-paced industry of hospitality creates a need for a go-to, seasoned legal team. Whether you are a local family-owned business or a growing franchise, we have experience helping owners, operators, managers, landlords, tenants, franchisors, and lenders focus on successful operation rather than legal intricacies.

Isaac Wiles offers comprehensive counsel to its restaurant and hospitality clients, including drafting and creating entities, lease/loan negotiation, liquor license transfers, and labor & employment matters. The attorneys in this group are longtime active members of the Ohio Restaurant Association.

Our Experience Encompasses:

  • Asset sale/purchase
  • Drafting and creating entities (e.g. LLC or Corporation)
  • All contract matters
  • Employment matters
  • Intellectual Property
  • Lease negotiation
  • Licensing and franchise negotiation
  • Litigation
  • Liquor license transfers
  • Loan negotiation
  • Management and third-party agreements
  • Real estate site acquisition and development
  • Site selection
  • Workers’ compensation matters

Bruce H. Burkholder


Timothy E. Miller


John R. Perkins, Jr.


Jeffrey A. Stankunas