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Adena's practice focuses on assisting companies on all three tiers of the alcoholic beverage industry in every aspect of licensing, labeling and compliance.

Her eleven (11) plus years of experience spans project types in several areas including analyzing licensing issues real estate asset purchase agreements, labeling rules, state and federal licensing requirements for new business and expanded operations, applications, evaluating and classifying beverage formulas, violations and settlement proposals, advertising and marketing compliance, franchise protection laws, importer/distributor agreements in addition to trademark applications and oppositions.




  • J.D., California Western School of Law
  • B.A., Brandeis University
    • Psychology


  • California
  • U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey
  • District of Columbia
  • New York
  • New Jersey

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • National Conference of State Liquor Administrators (NCSLA)
  • National Alcohol Beverage Control Association (NABCA)
  • National Association of Licensing and Compliance Professionals (NALCP)
  • New Jersey Division of Alcoholic Beverage Control Advisory Committee


The Hon. Kenneth S. Levy, New Jersey Superior Court, 2005-2006


  • Hebrew
  • Spanish
  • French
Community Leadership
  • Keep Punching