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 Monday, June 12, 2023.
Addressed wastewater compliance issue for alcohol beverage company.
Discussed environmental site assessment strategy for fruit processing company.
Provided environmental and water compliance advice for global wine company.
Revised intellectual property ownership agreement between innovative agriculture company client and their distribution partner.
Reviewed wine auction sale regulatory questions with wine producer.
Revised deed of trust for estate vineyard purchase.
Conferred with family-owned vineyard regarding grower and winery contracts and grape pricing.
Prepared diligence, title and escrow correspondence for purchase and sale of vineyard property.
Counseled winery regarding sale of business and trademark filing protection strategy.
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Addressed questions regarding simplified Nutrition Facts Panel format and nutrient requirements for tea company.
Revised copacking agreement for seafood canning company.
Corresponded with nut butter producer with regard to FDA guidelines for voluntary allergen statements.
Prepared litigation strategy for food producer in defense of "Made in the USA" product labeling.
Drafted USDA rulemaking proposals on behalf of fluid milk processors.
Analyzed tax questions for stock purchase agreement on behalf of organic beverage company.
Led strategy discussion regarding NDA and market launch for new organic food product.
Prepared corporate governance documents and pro forma capitalization table for bridge round of non-alcoholic beverage producer.
Addressed food safety litigation issues on behalf of industrial food manufacturer.
Finalized corporate documentation for approval of stock option grants on behalf of beverage company.
Advised client on formula protection in private label agreement.
Updated loan transaction documents for seafood 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.
"We made it and your leadership played a big part in getting us here! I trusted your guidance and advice, especially during the final stages. What stood out to me about you is your honest desire to be successful and add value to me, the team and our organization. You wanted us to succeed, and that means a lot to me!"
We are proud to be the only law firm ranked by Chambers in both nationwide food and beverage categories: alcohol and food litigation/regulatory.