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McLaughlin & Stern Sponsors NYS Latino Restaurant, Bar & Lounge Association’s 7th Annual Gala

Fri 20 May 2022 News & Events

NEW YORK, NEW YORK — McLaughlin & Stern was the sponsor of the NYS Latino Restaurant, Bar & Lounge Association’s (NYSLRBLA) 7th Annual Gala, which took place on May 18 at HK Hall in Manhattan. The firm has provided ongoing support for the gala and the hospitality industry.

The event honored local elected officials and company executives and included a live performance by Grupo D’Hora and music by DJ Anuedy.

McLaughlin & Stern’s Hospitality Practice Group takes a multidisciplinary, wholistic and proactive approach to modern-day legal issues impacting the hospitality industry. The group includes attorneys who practice in labor and employment, corporate, real estate and intellectual property. The firm assists clients in business formation, obtaining licenses, leases, navigating complex regulatory schemes and handling all labor and employment issues. The firm also helps its clients secure financing, acquire or sell assets and create, negotiate and enforce franchise agreements.

In announcing the firm’s sponsorship of the organization and its 7th Annual Gala, Brett R. Gallaway, a Partner with the firm and Chair of its Hospitality Practice Group, said, “We are pleased to provide support to the NYSLRBLA and legal guidance to the hardworking restauranteurs in the Latino community.”

The NYSLRBLA is a 501(c)6 nonprofit organization founded for the purpose of helping Hispanic and minority businesses succeed in commerce and industry, in particular the food and beverage industry. NYSLRBLA is one of the largest businesses organizations of its kind with more than 350 members, ranging from owners of fast-food establishments to larger gourmet restaurants to bars and lounges in the tri-state area.

For more information about McLaughlin & Stern’s hospitality practice group, call (212) 448-1100 or visit