John S. Foster, of the Atlanta firm Foster, Jensen & Gulley, handles the legal aspects of meetings, conventions, trade shows, events and association management.
Jonathan T. Howe, M&C's longtime legal columnist and a senior partner of the Chicago, St. Louis and Washington, D.C., law firm of Howe & Hutton Ltd., specializes in meetings and hospitality law.
Lisa Sommer Devlin, based in Phoenix, has concentrated on hospitality law since the early 1990s, working on standardized contracts and meetings-related litigation for major hotel chains.
Joshua L. Grimes, managing attorney of Grimes Law Offices in Philadelphia, specializes in the hospitality, association, real estate and corporate industries.
Steven M. Rudner of Rudner Law Offices in Dallas, represents hotels, resorts and conference centers in group-sales contract matters.