Meetings and Conventions magazine has recently referred to Steven M. Rudner as one of the most respected meetings-industry attorneys, and Meetings Focus magazine has referred to him as one of the “leading lights of our industry” as well as a top industry innovator. Rudner’s law firm exclusively represents thousands of hotels, resorts and conference centers throughout the world. The firm’s clients include some of the world’s largest hotel companies, prestigious independent properties, management companies, luxury collections, conference centers and others. Rudner is Past-President of the Academy of Hospitality Industry Attorneys (AHIA), and frequently speaks to industry organizations, including MPI, PCMA, HSMAI, RCMA and AH&LA. He is a member of the State Bars of New York, Texas, Arizona, Colorado and the District of Columbia. Rudner’s creative approach to legal issues has twice captured the attention of The Wall Street Journal and has made him one of the most popular speakers on issues of concern to the hospitality industry.