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Alcohol & Hospitality

The restaurant, hotel and tourism industries face an array of unique challenges that can easily interrupt business plans. We help individuals and businesses in the hospitality and alcoholic beverage industries face those challenges by providing counsel through a range of services as diverse as the industries themselves.

Our team of multi-disciplined attorneys represents business owners, managers, developers, lenders, borrowers, retailers, suppliers, franchisors, franchisees, distributors, wholesalers and other vendors in a variety of issues involving the following:

  • Alcoholic Beverage Control (ABC laws)
  • Food and beverage regulations
  • Gaming
  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • Real estate
  • Environmental law
  • Trademarks and patents
  • Compliance and regulations
  • Contracts and negotiations
  • Labor and employment
  • Taxes
  • Employee benefits
  • Zoning

We also offer niche services to all three tiers of the alcohol industry: manufacturers, wholesalers and retailers. We also assist clients with licensing issues and provide representation at the federal (TTB), state and local levels.

Our mission is to work with our clients so that they can achieve their business goals as efficiently as possible and stay in compliance with regulations while also preparing for future challenges.

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