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 a sample of just one typical day.
Met with potential experts for regulatory agricultural proceeding.
Analyzed environmental conditions and water supplies to advise client in relation to the acquisition of agricultural land.
Revised purchase and sale agreement for large winery enterprise.
Conferred with potential expert witnesses for administrative hearing on agriculture pricing issues.
Analyzed FAA Act and TTB regulations for a craft beer company.
Advised international wine company on retirement plan and fringe benefit plan issues associated with strategic transaction closing.
Developed strategy on behalf of family winery for purchase of vineyard property.
Reviewed trademark enforcement settlement proposal for craft brewery.
Researched multistate importation laws for wine suppliers.
Revised promissory note and security agreement for purchase of winery equipment.
Prepared strategy for development of celebrity-endorsed beverage brand.
Evaluated investment documents on behalf of non-alcoholic beverage producer.
Provided wine producer with trademark registration and infringement risk strategy.
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Discussed credit facility proposal with organic baby food company.
Conferred with food producer concerning status of FDA Consent Decree.
Discussed organization and advisor agreements with confectionary company.
Drafted and negotiated merger agreement for large food company.
Revised recipe development agreement for natural supplement client.
Drafted warehouse and fulfillment agreement for seafood canning company starting to provide 3PL services for its customers.
Negotiated supply agreement for chocolate company with its major distributor.
Led strategy discussion regarding possible infringement claim for coffee producer.
Counseled seafood distribution company concerning transaction agreement documents.
Updated employee handbook for family-owned catering company.
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.
"Appreciate you and DWT taking care of us. All of the work has been exceptional, especially last year in navigating all of the complexities with COVID and our growth, production expansion and personnel changes."
We are proud to be the only law firm ranked by Chambers in both nationwide food and beverage categories: alcohol and food litigation/regulatory.