Food and Beverage

Essex Richards regularly represents clients involved in the food and beverage industry. Our lawyers provide comprehensive services to clients engaged in all areas of the industry, including restaurants, food trucks, beverage distributors, breweries, and food distribution companies. Our knowledge draws from lawyers across our firm and includes a variety of legal experience that is essential to businesses operating in this industry. Our frequent experience keeps us abreast of current legal issues that may affect our clients, and our lawyers are well equipped to help food and beverage clients navigate this ever-changing legal landscape.

The comprehensive legal services our firm provides allow us to handle the full spectrum of legal issues in the food and beverage industry, including:

  • Business entity formation
  • Negotiation of lease agreements
  • Construction agreements
  • Purchase of real estate
  • Equipment lease and purchasing
  • Employment policy development
  • Employment counseling
  • Landlord-tenant disputes
  • Acquisition and sale of businesses
  • Estate planning for business owners
  • Intellectual property protection, including trademarks