Author Bio
HNN columnist

Stephen Barth, author of Hospitality Law and co-author of Restaurant Law Basics, is an attorney, the founder of, the annual Hospitality Law Conference series and the Global Travel Risk Summit Series. As a professor at the Conrad N. Hilton College of Hotel and Restaurant Management, University of Houston, he teaches courses in hospitality law and leadership. In addition to legal and risk management insight, Stephen specializes in communicating the importance of Emotional Intelligence in leadership roles;  and has provided valuable insight to many companies including The Methodist Hospital System, Best Western Hotels & Resorts, Dine Equity, Business Travel News and Aramark. His fun, fast paced presentations provide practical information and solutions to enhance your personal and professional life.