Effective Business Law For the Hospitality & Events Industry

Hospitality & Events Law offers premium legal services to business owners in the hospitality and event industry. We provide legal services designed to protect your business from unanticipated and unnecessary liability specific to the wedding and events industry. Areas of expertise include Hospitality Law, Entity Formation, Contracts, Employment Law, Compliance, and Mergers & Acquisitions. We understand what it’s like to run a small business which is why we offer transparent pricing, flat fee options, and flexible packages to make it easy for you to budget for your legal expenses. Let Hospitality & Events Law focus on your legal needs so you can focus on your business!


Mary Ellen is a Minnesota-based business attorney focused on the legal needs of small businesses, with a special emphasis on the wedding and events industry nationwide.

While working her way through law school, Mary Ellen worked as a high-end caterer, where she personally experienced many of the legal issues that plague creative businesses. Ten years later, Mary Ellen currently represents dozens of wedding and event business owners in every facet of the industry. Mary Ellen specializes in business formation, all manner of contracts, employment law, compliance, small business mergers & acquisitions, and creative tech start-ups.