Fox Rothschild Becomes Partner of Cornell Center for Hospitality Research

December 19, 2007
Cornell School of Hotel Administration

Fox Rothschild LLP, a long-established counselor to businesses in many industries, has become a partner with Cornell's Center for Hospitality Research. Carolyn D. Richmond, a Fox Rothschild partner and co-chair of the firm's Hospitality Practice Group, will join to the center's advisory board.

'Fox Rothschild is delighted to partner with Cornell's Center for Hospitality Research,' she said. 'Our multi-disciplinary team includes attorneys who have worked in leadership positions within the hospitality sector-so we know that the research the center provides is vital to aiding growth and developing new ideas for the industry. With offices in cities like Atlantic City and Las Vegas, we use that knowledge to make sure we're in step with the industry at all times.'

'Carolyn Richmond has been a great supporter of the center. She has shared her human resources law expertise in our Roundtables and other activities. I am greatly looking forward to her participation as a member of our advisory board,' said David Sherwyn, academic director. Among other activities, advisory board members meet with center researchers to discuss research studies.

About Fox Rothschild LLP
Fox Rothschild LLP is a full-service law firm built to serve business leaders. Over the past 100 years, Fox has grown to 400 lawyers in 14 offices coast to coast. Clients come to Fox because the firm understands their issues, their priorities, and the way they think. Fox Rothschild helps clients manage risk and make better decisions by offering practical, innovative advice.

About the Center for Hospitality Research
A unit of the Cornell School of Hotel Administration, The Center for Hospitality Research (CHR) sponsors research designed to improve practices in the hospitality industry. Under the lead of the center's 66 corporate affiliates, experienced scholars work closely with business executives to discover new insights into strategic, managerial and operating practices. The center also publishes the award-winning hospitality journal, the Cornell Hospitality Quarterly (formerly the Cornell Hotel and Restaurant Administration Quarterly). To learn more about center and its projects, visit www.chr.cornell.edu.

Center partners and sponsors: AIG Global Real Estate Investment, American Airlines Admirals Club, Davis & Gilbert LLP, Deloitte & Touche USA LLP, Denihan Hospitality Group, Expedia, Inc., Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts, HVS, JohnsonDiversey, Inc., LRP Publications, Marriott International, Inc., Marsh's Hospitality Practice, Mobil Travel Guide, Nestlé, PricewaterhouseCoopers, Proskauer Rose LLP, Smith Travel Research, Southern Wine and Spirits of America, Inc., SynXis (a Sabre Holdings Corporation), Taj Hotels Resorts and Palaces, Thayer Lodging Group, TIG Global, Travelport, WATG, and WhiteSand Consulting.