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David Berins has served as an arbitrator, expert witness or consulting expert on a broad variety of issues relating to the hotel industry.  He has provided sworn testimony and/or expert reports in over 60 disputes. He has been qualified as an expert witness in U.S. District Courts, US Bankruptcy Courts, and numerous state, county and local courts as well as arbitrations managed by the AAA, ICDR and JAMS.  He has never been disqualified when designated as an expert in the lodging industry.

David is a member of the Panel of Neutral Arbitrators in Complex Commercial Cases for the American Arbitration Association (AAA) and the International Center for Dispute Resolution (ICDR).  He has also served on panels under the auspices of the Judicial Arbitration and Mediation Services (JAMS).

  • His experience in dispute resolution has included cases relating to:

    • Hotel management agreements

    • Debt restructuring, foreclosures and bankruptcies

    • Condemnations and takings

    • Lost business claims

    • Construction defects claims

    • Partnership disputes

    • Lease disputes

    • Property condition disputes

    • Franchising issues

    • Area of protection disputes

    • Employment issues

    • Performance standard and termination disputes

    • Property valuations

    • Real estate taxes

    • Property insurance claims

    • Budgets and business plans

    • Restaurant leases


Click on Clients/Legal Counsel to learn more about firms that have retained Berins & Co., LLC to resolve disputes.

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