Alcohol Beverage Lawyers

As with other highly regulated industries, wine, beer, and distilled spirits businesses must navigate a complex legal landscape in order to commence and maintain operations.

At Rogoway Law, our experienced beverage attorneys are dedicated to helping breweries, distilleries, wineries, retailers, and other beverage businesses understand and comply with federal, state, and local regulations. By offering comprehensive legal solutions, we strive to support your business growth and success.

Reach out to us for a complimentary consultation and discover how our expertise can benefit you.

Comprehensive Legal Services Tailored to the Beverage Industry

At Rogoway Law, we offer a comprehensive range of alcohol beverage law services tailored to meet the unique needs of businesses in California, Oregon, and Washington D.C. Our areas of expertise include:

Our team assists clients in obtaining and maintaining the necessary federal, state, and local licenses and permits required for the production, distribution, and sale of alcoholic beverages. This includes California Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control (ABC) Licensing, Oregon Liquor Control Commission (OLCC) Licensing, TTB Federal Licensing, and Municipal Permitting. We also provide guidance on acquiring, selling, or transferring alcoholic beverage licenses and facilities.

Our attorneys offer expert counsel on compliance with the Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau (TTB), California Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control (ABC), Oregon Liquor Control Commission (OLCC), and other relevant regulatory agencies. We help clients navigate tied house laws, beer and brewery regulations, spirits and distillery regulations, and land use planning and conditional use permits.

We advise clients on federal and state trade practice laws and regulations, including prohibited practices, marketing, and advertising restrictions. We draft and review commercial contracts, such as distribution, supplier, and employment agreements.

Our corporate transactional attorneys guide clients through minority and majority investments, mergers, acquisitions, and other strategic transactions within the beverage industry.

We assist clients in protecting their valuable trademarks, trade secrets, and other intellectual property rights. Our team ensures your product labels comply with TTB and state regulations through label compliance review.

We provide guidance on complying with advertising regulations and best practices for alcoholic beverage promotions. Our team helps clients implement privacy policies, comply with data protection laws, and advises on e-commerce strategies, licensing, and compliance for online alcohol sales.

Our attorneys draft employment agreements and provide guidance on human resources issues specific to the beverage industry, such as employee training, workplace safety, and compliance with state and federal labor laws.

Our skilled attorneys help clients in the beverage industry navigate alternative dispute resolution methods, such as negotiation, mediation, and arbitration, to efficiently and cost-effectively resolve disputes. We understand the unique challenges faced by businesses in the beverage industry and are dedicated to finding cost-efficient resolutions that minimize potential disruptions to your business.

When disputes escalate, our experienced litigators provide vigorous representation to clients in the beverage industry, advocating for their interests in court. We handle a broad range of litigation matters, including contract disputes, distribution disagreements, intellectual property infringement, and other industry-specific issues. By combining our deep industry knowledge with our litigation expertise, we work diligently to protect our clients’ rights and achieve favorable outcomes.

We provide strategic advice and representation to clients facing license suspensions, revocations, fines, and other penalties. Our team works diligently to navigate the complexities of administrative hearings before the ABC, TTB, OLCC, and other regulatory agencies, advocating on your behalf and seeking favorable outcomes to protect your business interests. With a thorough understanding of industry-specific regulations and a proactive approach, we strive to minimize the impact of enforcement actions on your operations and reputation.

With a strong track record of success and deep industry knowledge, Rogoway Law is the trusted partner for businesses in the California and Oregon alcohol beverage industry. Our commitment to providing personalized, comprehensive legal solutions sets us apart. Contact us today for a complimentary consultation, and discover how our expertise can support your business’s growth and success.

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