Francesca Ippolito-Craven is a Shareholder and Co-Chair of Kubicki Draper’s Hospitality and Retail Practice Group, and she focuses her practice on these industries. Her experience includes representation of owners, operators, developers, contractors and franchisees in hospitality and retail related operational and management issues, transactional matters and litigation.
Francesca is an “AV Preeminent” rated attorney by Martindale-Hubbell, and is a Certified Continuing Education Instructor for the State of Florida. Throughout her career, she has written articles and lectured to hoteliers, retailers and insurers on a variety of hospitality and retail legal issues. Since 2010, Francesca has co-authored the Florida section of the nationally published Tort Law Desk Reference: A Fifty-State Compendium (Aspen Publishers).
Francesca is actively involved in international and national hospitality and retail associations and organizations. She serves on the Board of Directors for the Academy of Hospitality Industry Attorneys.
- Lodging establishments (Hotels, resorts, vacation clubs & conventions)
- Health Clubs/Gyms & Spas
- Bars and Nightclubs
- Events & Festivals
- Amusement & Theme Parks
- Cruise Lines
- Tours & Excursions
- Retail & Shopping Centers