We provide full service liquor counsel for national restaurant and hotel chains, concessionaires, catering companies, package stores and a variety of other on-premise and off-premise vendors. Some of our services include:

  • Obtaining new state and local retail alcoholic beverage licenses and assisting in the renewal and maintenance of existing licenses;
  • Required reporting of changes in existing retail licensed corporate entities occasioned by mergers, acquisitions, business reorganizations, the addition or removal of corporate principals and other similar changes in corporate structure;
  • Representation in the purchase or sale of retail alcoholic beverage licensed businesses and/or the identification and acquisition of existing retail licenses in those jurisdictions in which licenses are subject to a quota limitation;
  • Expertise in compliance and trade practice matters involving alcoholic beverage code violations, franchise law issues, “tied house” prohibitions and marketing/advertising guidelines, among others.