Food + Beverage
YOU: A leading-edge food, beverage, or agricultural business aspiring to deliver better customer experiences and better stewardship for consumers, stakeholders, and the planet.
DWT: Lawyers with an uncommon commitment to your business goals, who thrive on small projects done well and who lead transformational projects with drive that matches yours.
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A Day in the Life
Here's just a sample of what we did on Thursday, July 30, 2020.
Prepared for court hearing on behalf of industry coalition challenging process for adoption of a regulation.
Evaluated settlement possibility of claims filed against produce company.
Advised company on real estate tax issues related to vineyard investment.
Amended cattle supply agreement to increase number of heads.
Evaluated possible trademark claims against competitor regarding use of verbiage on package for fruit producer.
Analyze arguments from the state and opponents in preparation for challenge agricultural commodity pricing regulation.
Counseled wine distributor regarding employee leave issues.
Developed alcohol licensing strategy with new production winery.
Analyzed TTB labeling requirements for winery's new product.
Advised alcohol distributor on state licensing requirements for ownership disclosures.
Advised wine distributor regarding updates to executive deferred compensation plan.
Negotiated real estate representations and warranties for sale of winery.
Analyzed amended arbitration demand filed against alcohol distributor.
Drafted unit purchase agreement for craft distillery.
Drafted bottling agreement on behalf of winery to cover long-term bottling relationship for multiple brands.
Prepared distribution agreements for brewery related to retailer house brand products.
Prepared lease for restaurant/wine bar space on behalf of winery.
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Advised food equipment manufacturer on food safety concerns.
Prepared motion regarding class action certification for grocery retailer.
Evaluated court filings in litigation against grocery retailer.
Drafted financing documents on behalf of barbeque sauce company.
Analyzed order on discovery motion filed in litigation involving food equipment manufacturer.
Drafted trial run agreement on behalf of brand for use with new copacker.
Advised food manufacturer on term sheet for development of specialty food oven required for product.
Our Food+Beverage team is committed to creating a more equitable, diverse, and inclusive future in our group and the food and beverage businesses we serve.
"[We] are extremely grateful to you two. Thanks... for staying steady at the helm. Lauren [Johnson], you were terrific. Well done!"
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