Jeffrey Ment

Company: Ment Law Group, PC

Position: Managing Partner


Jeffrey Ment provides legal counsel to travel companies around the world. He has been in the travel industry for more than thirty-five years. Prior to law school, he gained valuable experience while working as a travel agent, tour guide, and sales manager for two airlines.
Mr. Ment offers a unique ability to represent the many facets of the travel and tourism industry: travel agents, OTA’s, tour operators, hospitality groups, hotels, cruise lines, motor coach tours, trade associations, and insurers. He handles the defense of personal injury actions, international and national compliance laws, the seller of travel law compliance, general representation for travel companies, resolution of lATA/ARC issues, contract drafting, and risk avoidance management services. His cases come from around the globe, including Africa, South America, Europe, and the Caribbean.
He is trusted by travel agents, host agencies, technology companies, tour operators, and insurance companies to handle matters across the country and around the world, particularly in claims arising from accidents or incidents. He regularly represents clients in liability litigation arising from these accidents.
Mr. Ment is a sought-after speaker at industry events. He regularly addresses members of the National Tour Association, United States Tour Operators Association, American Society of Travel Advisors, Family Travel Association, Adventure Travel Trade Association, Wellness Tourism Association, Student & Youth Travel Association, and the International Tour Management Institute. He is a member of The International Forum of Travel and Tourism Attorneys and the Academy of Hospitality Industry Attorneys in addition to the International Society of Hospitality Consultants.
Mr. Ment writes the legal column for Travel Age West and is frequently quoted in the media for articles on travel.

The Ment Law Group has offices in Hartford Westport, Connecticut, and New York City.


My expertise is representing tour operators, travel agencies, OTA's, host agencies, suppliers, trade associations, insurers, litigation involving hotels and technology companies in the travel space.

Professional Memberships

USTOA, SYTA, ATTA, IITA, NTA, Wellness Travel Association, Family Travel Association, International Forum of Travel and Tourism Advocates