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Alcohol & Beverage

Committed to serving the beverage business.

Husch Blackwell’s Alcohol & Beverage group brings in-depth knowledge of the beverage industry to our representation of producers, manufacturers, distributors, retailers, suppliers and investors. Our seasoned team includes a former in-house counsel for the world’s largest brewer, intellectual property litigators who have successfully defended hundreds of beverage brand trademarks, and corporate attorneys who have acquired and divested billions in beverage businesses and brands. 

We also move clients forward by providing insightful guidance on licensing, regulatory and advertising matters in the highly competitive craft beer, artisan spirits and soda businesses. 

Our guidance to clients in the alcohol and beverage sector includes:

  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • Distribution, franchise and tied house laws
  • Licensing and regulatory
  • Litigation and dispute resolution
  • Packaging, raw materials and procurement
  • Marketing and advertising
Seminars | October 2, 2019
The Business of Beer 2019
Seminars | 09/19/2018
The Business of Beer
September 19, 2018

A craft brewery’s recipe for success includes not only a lineup of great beers but also careful attention to financial and business details.

News Releases | September 10, 2019
Husch Blackwell's Scott and Eckelkamp Named 2019 Up & Coming Lawyers

The annual Up & Coming awards “celebrate outstanding legal professionals who are 40 or younger or who are within their first 10 years of practice.

Media Mentions | August 01, 2019
Law360 Names Attys Who Moved Up the Ranks in Q2
News Releases | April 01, 2019
Husch Blackwell Names Marnie Jensen Office Managing Partner of Omaha Office

Marnie Jensen succeeds Todd Richardson as managing partner of Husch Blackwell's Omaha office.

News Releases | April 30, 2018
Santiago Joins Husch Blackwell's Alcohol Regulatory Practice

With Adena Santiago’s arrival, Husch Blackwell’s Alcohol Regulatory practice gains added expertise in state and federal licensing issues.

Testimonial Wade Shafer, American Simmental Association

“When we were blindsided by a patent infringement lawsuit that could have put us out of business if found meritorious, we turned to our trusted legal advisors at Husch Blackwell. The team truly delivered. Their decisive action and novel approach to our situation resulted in dismissal of the lawsuit and an order from the USPTO invalidating every claim of the asserted patents.”

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Client Results

Farmobile wins complete victory on summary judgment in trade secret litigation.

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