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Hospitality Expert Witness Ken Free

Kenneth Free
2808 Ashworth Circle
Las Vegas NV 89107
phone: 805-373-6840
fax: 888-473-6510

Scope & Range of Services

Overview: Kenneth Free is a hotel and resort professional with over 40+ years of experience in the business.  He is a highly credible resource for operations, real estate development, feasibility, business valuation, and business interruption issues.

Degrees and Licenses held by the Principal: MBA- Finance, Bloch School of Business & Public Administration (University of Missouri, Kansas City); BS- Hotel Administration, Harrah College of Hospitality (University of Nevada, Las Vegas); Registered Resort Professional, American Resort Development Association; Certified Master Hotel Supplier, American Hotel & Lodging Association; Real Estate Broker licensed by the California Department of Real Estate.

Detail:   Mr. Free’s company, Straightline Hospitality, Inc., provides Advisory and Expert Services for Hotels, Resorts, and Timesharing.  These services may be in relation to new properties going through the development or pre-development stages, those that are open and experiencing difficulties, or in situations where disputes have arisen among the stakeholders.   Additional current emphasis is in premises liability and wrongful death cases.

Key areas of consulting and expert effectiveness are –

Hotel Operations:

  • Wrongful Death
  • Premises Liability
  • Mismanagement
  • Operational Issues
  • Financial Issues
  • Security Issues
  • Industry Standards of Care

Hotel Development:           

  • Economic Damages, Lost Profits, and Business Interruption Impacts
  • Brand/System Affiliation or Conversion Issues; Management Contracts & Franchising
  • Development Planning
  • Project Management
  • Strategic Planning, Market Repositioning, and Workouts for Distressed Properties

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