FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
March 20, 2017
Oliver F. Hays
Phillips Lytle LLP
PHILLIPS LYTLE LLP PARTNER JENNIFER A. SHAH WILL SERVE AS PANELIST AT NATIONAL PARK HOSPITALITY ASSOCIATION 2017 ANNUAL MEETING
Buffalo, N.Y. – Phillips Lytle LLP Partner Jennifer A. Shah will serve as a panelist at the National Park Hospitality Association’s (NPHA) 2017 Annual Meeting. The event will take place on Wednesday, March 22 at the Renaissance Arlington Capital View Hotel, 2800 South Potomac Avenue in Arlington, VA. Ms. Shah will participate in a panel discussion on key legal issues.
The panel discussion will focus on identifying current barriers to fair and efficient dispute resolution between concessioners and the NPS, particularly in the bidding process for concession contracts, and proposing solutions to push forward with the Trump Administration and Republican Congress. The panel will seek input of NPHA members on these proposals and discussing the best way to make them a reality.
Ms. Shah focuses her practice on complex federal, state and multidistrict litigation. She has special expertise in matters involving federal concessioners, including concession contract disputes, matters under the Concessions Policy Act of 1965 and NPS Concessions Management Improvement Act of 1998, Federal Tort Claims Act litigation, bid protest actions, development of concession contract proposals, regulatory compliance and policy matters, government shutdowns, transition of concession operations, and intellectual property issues. She also handles products liability and commercial litigation nationally and internationally.
Prior to joining the Firm, Ms. Shah served as a trial attorney in the Federal Tort Claims Act Office of the U.S. Department of Justice, where she defended the United States Government in a wide range of tort cases. She also served as a judicial clerk for two U.S. District Court judges.