At times in business we are faced with situations where we need expert advice, it may have to do with an offering to the public or a contract review with a supplier. Seeking advice from professionals is not always an easy task in the travel industry. Laws are not the same everywhere and you need to find a professional who is up to speed with the law. We would like to spotlight our Travel Law Columnist Daniel Zim.
Daniel R. Zim is the founder and principal attorney of Zim Travel Law, PLLC.
Daniel entered the specialized practice of travel law in 2006 when he began serving as assistant general counsel to the American Society of Travel Agents, Inc. (ASTA). At ASTA, Daniel created numerous member resources and gave presentations on significant legal topics affecting the association and the travel industry as a whole. He served as co-counsel in two major arbitration actions which challenged policy decisions of the Airlines Reporting Corp. (ARC).
Daniel has substantial expertise in a multitude of legal and business issues, including but not limited to state and federal regulations of sellers of travel; GDS and other specialized travel contracts; employment and independent contractor law; compliance with ARC rules and policies; waivers and disclaimers; and management of risk.
Daniel is admitted to practice law in Virginia and earned a Doctorate of Jurisprudence from the University of Baltimore School of Law. He also attended George Mason University School of Law for his third year of law school.