Gordon Rees Scully Mansukhani Detroit Senior Counsel Jana Simmons will be a featured speaker at the Perrin Food & Beverage Litigation Conference in Chicago on Thursday, October 14, 2021.
She will co-present a session entitled “What to Watch For: Hot Topics in F&B and Hospitality,” at 4:15 p.m. Central. Simmons will present on tribal courts and how to navigate tribal sovereignty and jurisdictional issues in the food/beverage and hospitality industry. Additionally, this session will include recent trends and topics facing restaurants, the rise in ADA claims against restaurants by mass filers and a few strategies to avoid them, ways landlords are getting around federal or state moratoria on evictions, and force majeure clauses after COVID-19.
The conference will showcase thought leaders in the food, beverage, and hospitality industry while providing networking opportunities with plaintiff and defense attorneys, in-house counsel, and insurance professionals.
Simmons is Senor Counsel in the Detroit office of Gordon & Rees. She focuses her practice on federal Indian law, tribal law and complex civil litigation. She was named chair of DRI’s new Native Nations Law Task Force in January 2018 and was appointed to the National Native American Cannabis Association Advisory Board in October 2018. Licensed to practice in state and federal courts in Michigan and California, she also is licensed in several tribal courts.
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