Miami – September 21, 2023 – After a yearlong legal dispute with the State of Florida over its drag queen shows, R House, a popular Miami-based restaurant, has reached a resolution by agreeing to pay a $10,000 fine. The settlement marks the conclusion of a challenging chapter for the establishment. Jane Muir of J. Muir & Associates co-counsel along with Greenspoon Marder’s Hospitality, Alcohol, and Leisure Industry Group chair Louis J. Terminello and senior counsel Michael Martinez, led the legal representation for the client. 

In a significant development, the settlement agreement contains no admission or finding of guilt on the part of R House. The State’s undercover investigation affirmed that there was no unlawful content present in R House’s shows. Initially, the Florida Department of Business and Professional Regulation had pursued the revocation of the restaurant’s liquor license, a move that could have potentially jeopardized the business’s operation. However, R House persevered and continued to serve its patrons throughout the legal challenges and in January 2023 implemented a mandatory age limit of 18+ for its drag show performances, demonstrating their commitment to maintaining a safe and inclusive environment for all guests.

“Our clients were satisfied that they were exonerated from any finding of guilt and wrongdoing, and this resolution enabled them to move forward developing their business in a positive direction without unwanted media attention,” said Jane Muir. 

“We are very happy that after more than a year, R House has settled its litigation with no admission or finding of guilt. We want to thank everyone who supported us as we continued to successfully operate our business under the weight of this investigation, and look forward to a bright future,” said R House ownership.


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Author Bio

Jane Muir

Jane Muir is a Shareholder and Managing Partner of J. Muir & Associates, a Miami business law firm she founded in 2018. With more than 13 years of experience in business, she is dedicated to representing clients in a wide range of legal areas, including business litigation, contracts, corporate formation, insolvency, nonprofits, partnership disputes, and other business law matters.

Jane received her Juris Doctor from the University of Miami School of Law and is a member of the Dade County Bar Association and Coral Gables Bar Association. She has received numerous accolades for her work, including being named among the “20 Under 40” in 2016 by Brickell Magazine. Super Lawyers named her a Rising Star from 2014–2019 and selected her for the Super Lawyers status.

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