FC Expert Witness

FC Expert Witness

Gary Deel, PhD

4591 Tribute Trail Kissimmee, FL 34746

About the Expert

Dr. Gary Deel has a lifetime of experience in the hospitality and tourism industries, both as a practitioner and as a university professor. Dr. Deel is available nationwide for expert witness services in hospitality and tourism-related cases.

Areas of Expertise

Airlines
Alcohol Sale And Service
Bed And Breakfasts
Bell Services And Bailments
Casinos
Catering
Conferences And Expositions
Convention Centers
Cruise Lines
Employment
Food And Beverage
Food and Restaurant Industries
Golf Courses
Hotel and Hospitality
Human Resources
Meetings And Events
Motels
Nightclubs
Resorts
Restaurants
Risk Management
Safety
Sales
Security
Theme Parks And Attractions
Timeshare And Vacation Ownership
Tourism
Tours And Excursions
Training
Travel
Travel Agents
Valet Parking

Expert's Profile

Gary Deel, PhD, JD has 10 years of experience in executive-level positions in the hospitality industry and 10 years of experience teaching hospitality management and law curriculum for some of the nation's top hotel schools.

Dr. Deel holds both a PhD in Hospitality and a JD in Law, so he understands the nuances of expert witness testimony from the perspective of attorney strategy. He has also worked in a variety of different hospitality industry capacities including operations, sales, security and risk management, training and administration, and others. His services are available to help attorneys make the strongest possible arguments for clients in hospitality-related cases. Dr. Deel offers expert witness services nationwide in all of the above-listed areas and more.

Recent Cases:

Suit against Miami beach resort involving catastrophic injury in the ocean and hotel duty to warn about latent hazards known to hotel and not obvious to visitors (plaintiff).

Suit against Orlando city center convention hotel involving sexual assault of a minor guest by an employee and hotel duty to monitor employee whereabouts and activities (plaintiff).

Personal Achievements

Education

  • PhD Hospitality Administration - University of Nevada Las Vegas
  • JD Law - Florida A&M University
  • BS and MS Hospitality Management - University of Central Florida

Licenses

  • Bar License - Nevada
  • Bar License - Florida

Special Training

  • Certified Lodging Security Director (CLSD)
  • Certified Hospitality Sales Professional (CHSP)
  • Certified Hotel Sales Executive (CHSE)
  • Certified Hospitality Educator (CHE)
  • Certified Hospitality Industry Analyst (CHIA)

Organizations

  • Member - Society for Human Resources Management (SHRM)
  • Member - Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE)

Prior assignments

  • Suit against Miami beach resort involving catastrophic injury in the ocean and hotel duty to warn about latent hazards known to hotel and not obvious to visitors (plaintiff).
  • Suit against Orlando city center convention hotel involving sexual assault of a minor guest by an employee and hotel duty to monitor employee whereabouts and activities (plaintiff).
  • Suit against casino resort involving slip and fall of a guest on a wet surface in a public area and hotel duty to inspect and warn about latent hazards (plaintiff).

More Information

Attorney Endorsed sm

    Knowledge in Area of Expertise (1)

  • William Mulligan - Grossman Roth Yaffa Cohen

  • Makes the Complex Understandable (1)

  • William Mulligan - Grossman Roth Yaffa Cohen

  • Pleasure to Work With (1)

  • William Mulligan - Grossman Roth Yaffa Cohen

  • Problem Solving - Anticipates Issues / Suggests Solutions (1)

  • William Mulligan - Grossman Roth Yaffa Cohen

  • Responsiveness to Attorney Needs/Deadlines (1)

  • William Mulligan - Grossman Roth Yaffa Cohen

Listed in the Following States

FC Expert Witness is listed with ExpertPages in the following jurisdictions: All US Regions and States, Canada (all Provinces).