posted on June 10, 2014 by Willingham & Cote
On June 9, 2014, attorney Anthony S. Kogut, chair of the Hospitality and Alcohol Beverage practice group of Willingham & Coté, P.C., spoke at the American Beverage Licensees' (ABL) annual national conference in Washington, D.C. American Beverage Licensees is the preeminent national trade association for independent retail beverage alcohol license holders across the United States. ABL’s members, who number nearly 20,000, are comprised of on-premise (bars, taverns, restaurants, casinos) and off-premise (package stores) retailers.
Mr. Kogut spoke about legal challenges to State-based alcohol beverage regulations. He surveyed recent court decisions and the implications these decisions have for licensed retailers.
Willingham & Cote’s Hospitality and Alcohol Beverage group has substantial experience in handling a wide variety of hospitality and alcohol-related matters, including obtaining state and federal liquor licenses, transferring liquor licenses, sales or purchases of businesses, representing licensees in administrative proceedings before the Liquor Control Commission and state and federal courts, as well as representing industry trade groups.