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 Wednesday, December 23, 2020.
Represented agriculture company in mediation.
Coordinate closing with escrow agent in transaction for sale of plant nursery.
Provided advice to vineyard regarding state grape tonnage tax reports.
Analyzed international wine production strategy for imported wine.
Advised distillery regarding spirits franchise law restrictions.
Advised distilled spirits importer regarding TTB import requirements for mezcal.
Prepared real estate excise tax affidavit for vineyard.
Represented alcohol distributor in witness deposition for litigation dispute.
Analyzed expert reports for litigation regarding alcohol brand valuation dispute.
Advised on legislative proposal regarding alcohol regulatory, tax, and distribution issues related to grocery retailers.
Review and analysis of demand letter regarding claimed trademark infringement of vineyard name.
Reviewed PPP loans documents from bank to alcohol beverage company.
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Analyzed requirement for organic certification licenses for food processing plant.
Evaluated demand letter received by produce company regarding food safety claims.
Corresponded with counsel regarding HSR analysis related to sale of seafood company.
Prepared response to settlement demand in litigation filed against grocery retailer.
Analyzed equity compensation issues in connection with corporate conversion of frozen dessert company.
Analyzed modifications to lease agreement for food delivery service.
Advised food producer regarding employee benefits eligibility.
Prepared distribution agreement on behalf of non-alcoholic beverage client.
Amended purchase agreement for supply of food products to national restaurant chain.
Advised client on equipment lease and kitchen sublease agreements.
Reviewed transaction documents to determine ownership of trademarks for snack food company.
Analyzed management agreements for grocery retailer chain.
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.
"I also want to personally appreciate your friendship and guidance as I moved into CEO role and dealt with the COVID and fire issues. Man what a year; it was made easier by your help and support so THANK YOU."
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