Our Experts

Meet our industry experts, a passionate and talented pool of seasoned professionals who have made the hospitality industry their home. NECG is pleased to introduce you to this dynamic team who will take your company from Dirt-to-Digital.

Joshua Hecht
Caplan & Hecht, LLC
20 Trumbull Street
New Haven, CT 06511
Attorney (New Haven County)

Joshua Hecht is a principal in the law firm of Caplan and Hecht, LLC, located in New Haven, Connecticut.  He received his B.S., cum laude, in Hotel, Restaurant and Travel Administration from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst and his J.D. from Albany Law School.  Joshua studied hospitality management at the Hosta Hotel and Tourism School in Leysin, Switzerland and has worked for many years in the hospitality industry at such places as Walt Disney World, The Lodge at Vail, a Four Diamond Preferred Hotel & Resort in Vail, Colorado and numerous restaurants on the East Coast. 

Joshua is the author of “Snowboard Liability: Past, Present & Future”, which was published in the Marquette University Sports Law Review and currently serves on the executive board of the New Haven County Bar Association and the Connecticut Bar Association.  Joshua is admitted to practice law in the States of Connecticut and New York and is a Practitioner in Residence in the Department of Hospitality and Tourism at the University of New Haven where he has taught courses in Legal Aspects of Hospitality and Tourism, Business Law, Bar and Beverage Management, Club Management and Hospitality Real Estate. 

The law firm of Caplan and Hecht, LLC has been in existence since 1935 and provides quality legal services throughout Connecticut in areas such as hotel and restaurant, business development, real estate (commercial and residential), real estate litigation, land use, zoning, personal injury and estate planning.

Joshua practices law with his father, Geoffrey who has been practicing law for over 45 years and is admitted to practice law in the States of Connecticut and Florida.