Food, Beverage & Hospitality

From manufacturing facilities and warehouses, to the delivery and distribution of food and beverages, to the operations of grocery stores, restaurants, bars, and kitchen tables, our clients cover the full spectrum of the Food, Beverage & Hospitality industry. Likewise, our attorneys serve as trusted advisors to domestic and international food and beverage manufacturers, distributors, suppliers, and retailers; food and beverage trade groups; breweries, distilleries, and wineries; restaurants, bars, hotels, conference centers, stadiums, and other public venues.

We appreciate that the Food, Beverage & Hospitality industry is a fiercely competitive market. Sustaining success depends on smart business practices, continual assessment and management of risk, innovation and asset protection, and much more including a strong and steady approach to operations so that your business can thrive.

Our corporate, transactional, regulatory and litigation attorneys in the group work closely with you to identify, manage and resolve issues and disputes. We are skilled negotiators of compensation and operations agreements with executives, landlords, vendors, distributors, manufacturers, and suppliers. We provide advice on issues ranging from cyber-security to IP protection, regulatory compliance, and employee handbooks. We are your advocate in disputes or negotiations regarding design, construction, zoning, IP enforcement, wage and hour, insurance, and landlord/tenant, among others, providing you with sophisticated and strategic counsel to help prevent litigation from occurring at all or to limit potential exposure to your business interests and reputation.

Whether your company is a start-up venture or an established business, our Food, Beverage & Hospitality group is your team of advisors for anticipated and unanticipated legal and operational challenges.