Four Seasons Hotel's $11M Fee Spat Sent To Arbitration

Law360, New York (May 19, 2017, 1:20 PM EDT) -- The owners of a Four Seasons-branded hotel in Los Angeles will have to arbitrate their request for the hotel chain to return an award of nearly $11 million in legal fees stemming from a contract dispute over split loyalties, after a California judge on Thursday cited the companies’ arbitration agreement.

In sending Burton Way Hotels LLC’s fee request to arbitration, U.S. District Judge Philip S. Gutierrez on Thursday noted that Ontario-based Four Seasons Hotels Ltd. has contended that the parties’ arbitration agreement covers the fee request,...
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Burton Way Hotels, Ltd. et al v. Four Seasons Hotels Limited


Case Number

2:11-cv-00303

Court

California Central

Nature of Suit

Contract: Other

Judge

Philip S. Gutierrez

Date Filed

January 11, 2011

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