Daniel R. Zim, Esq., has announced the founding of Zim Travel Law, PLLC, a boutique law firm aimed at providing services to the travel and hospitality industries. The company's office is in Vienna, Virginia.
Zim has over seven years of legal experience in the travel industry. Before founding this firm, Zim had served as assistant general counsel at the American Society of Travel Agents (ASTA).
Among the new firm's services are:
• Business counseling
• Drafting and review of contracts for Global Distribution Systems (GDS), travel technology, group travel and independent contractors
• Preparation of client waiver agreements
• Compliance with seller of travel laws
• Department of Transportation regulation compliance
• Airlines Reporting Corporation applications and compliance
The new firm offers complimentary case evaluations to prospective clients.
"We now join the small but distinguished club of firms specializing in travel law. It is a club that hasn't seen new talent enter its ranks for a long time," said Mr. Zim. "I am very excited at the prospect of continuing to serve a dynamic community of travel companies and professionals. With great enthusiasm I seek to contribute my skills and expertise to the success of these businesses by advising on protective risk management strategies and offering practical solutions for complex legal matters."
Mr. Zim is admitted to practice law in Virginia and earned a Doctorate of Jurisprudence from the University of Baltimore School of Law. He holds a Master of Science from the London School of Economics and a Bachelor of Arts from Syracuse University. He is a member of the American Bar Association Law Practice Management Division and the American Society of Association Executives.