Direcotry HEader
2023
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Adib-Samadian, Asally
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Adib-Samadian, Asally
SaveLive Music, LLC
Director of Legal Compliance, Business and Regulatory Affairs for SaveLive, a holding company that owns, operates, and provides scalable services to independent music venues, performing arts theaters and secondary markets. SaveLive also partners with iconic music venues and concert promoters to grow their music venue brand and business.
Albrecht, Christian
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Albrecht, Christian
Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP
Allen, Atty - SC, Ken
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Allen, Atty - SC, Ken
Ken Allen & Associates, LLC
Former Chair. SC ABC Commission. Over 30 years statewide alcohol application experience. Only firm in the state dedicated exclusively to alcohol licensing.
Amato, Stephen G.
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Amato, Stephen G.
McBrayer PLLC
Mr. Amato has practiced throughout Kentucky since 1990. He has been identified in Super Lawyers multiple times, included in The Best Lawyers in America, and awarded an AV Preeminent rating by Martindale-Hubbell. Mr. Amato's diverse practice focuses on civil litigation and administrative law. His administrative practice is centered in alcoholic beverage regulation, representing a variety of industry participants, including associations, retailers, distributors/wholesalers and producers in connection with local, state and TTB licensing/enforcement issues, as well with public policy efforts.
Andalkar, Manoj
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Andalkar, Manoj
Andalkar Law, P.C.
Anderson, Rob
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Anderson, Rob
Bahr Anderson Law Group, LLC
Rob brings prosecutorial experience and practice in licensing together to assist clients with any liquor licensing needs. He is the Vice-Chair of the ISBA Food Law Section Council and Chair of their Beverage and Food Delivery Issues subcommittee.
Andrikanich, Alyssa
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Andrikanich, Alyssa
The Cheesecake Factory
Armstrong, Barbara
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Armstrong, Barbara
Red Robin International, Inc.
Red Robin Team Member since 2008
Ashida, Lincoln
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Ashida, Lincoln
Torkildson Katz, a Hawaii Law Corporation
Born in Hilo, Lincoln S.T. Ashida is the longest serving Corporation Counsel in the history of the County of Hawaii, having served in this position from December 2000 to April 2014. As the County's former top civil attorney, his clients included the Mayor, Hawaii County Council, and various other County of Hawaii departments and boards and commissions. Mr. Ashida is also a former deputy prosecuting attorney for the County of Hawaii, who successfully prosecuted many high-profile cases and jury trials that received national attention. He also headed the sex crimes and homicide units at the Prosecuting Attorney's Office during his tenure there and served as a supervising attorney for the Office. Mr. Ashida is a Director at our law firm.
Azzaline, Sara
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Azzaline, Sara
Powell Junia PC
Sara Azzaline is Powell Junia P.C.'s Licensing Director. Since 2008, Sara has worked directly with both locally owned businesses and national chains to manage license application and renewal processes.
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Bagby, Portia
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Bagby, Portia
Bowlero Corporation
Bowlmor AMF is the largest owner/operator of bowling centers in the world, with 340 locations across the US, 8 locations in Mexico, and 3 locations in Canada that specialize in corporate and special events, as well as league and walk-in retail bowling. The company was created in 2013 following the merger of Bowlmor and AMF Bowling Worldwide. Bowlmor AMF acquired Brunswick's bowling center business in 2014 and its portfolio of bowling retail brands includes AMF, Bowlmor Lanes, Bowlero, Brunswick Bowling, Brunswick Zone, Brunswick Zone XL and Brunswick's.
Bahr, Irene
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Bahr, Irene
Bahr Anderson Law Group LLC
Leader in the field with a private practice since 1987. Chief Counsel IL State Liquor Commission for 10 years. Represents numerous industry members throughout IL. Extensive work in Chicago & various municipalities. Past President IL State Bar Assn.
Bailey, Branden
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Bailey, Branden
Amazon
Baker, Jon
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Baker, Jon
Wyatt, Tarrant & Combs, LLP
Mr. Baker has experience in alcoholic beverage sales and licensing issues and advises manufacturers, distributors and retailers on alcohol related legal matters.
Banks, Rosa
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Banks, Rosa
Gordon Ramsay North America
Barnes, Shauna
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Barnes, Shauna
Barnes Beverage Group
Founding Partner
Shauna founded Barnes Beverage Group to advise alcohol beverage companies of all sizes and at all stages. She and her team have over 50 years of experience in the industry. She has stocked her firm with in-house legal and compliance professionals because she knows traditional law firm incentives don’t align with how companies approach business decisions. Shauna’s goal is to have her team be efficient and focused on risk in every engagement with clients. Their clients include nano, micro, and craft breweries, distillers, wineries, importers and brand owners, as well as established publicly traded companies, who are making all types of alcoholic and non-alcoholic products, including beer, wine, spirits, and beyond-beer. Shauna has over a decade of experience giving legal advice to beverage companies, most of which was spent as General Counsel for Dogfish Head. She has extensive experience counseling executive and management teams on legal, compliance and regulatory risks surrounding day-to-day operations, strategic planning, international expansion, product rollouts, and major promotions and marketing campaigns. In addition to her strengths as a true general counsel, Shauna marries legal and strategic advice to help her clients, big and small, navigate the life cycle of distribution relationships. She’s negotiated hundreds of distribution agreements with the end in mind, successfully rehabilitated dozens of distributor relationships, and successfully advised clients through exiting the relationship – whether the reason was good cause or an M&A event. Executive teams also benefit from Shauna’s experience providing creative solutions to tricky regulatory schemes, including shepherding legislative changes through the statehouse. She has considerable expertise drafting and negotiating commercial agreements, including distribution and supply agreements, project and purchase agreements, and sponsorship and events agreements. She has also worked with lobbyists and trade associations on a continuous basis since 2012 and has drafted several pieces of legislation that became law. Shauna’s first job out of law school was at McDermott Will & Emery in Washington, D.C., providing antitrust and alc-bev counsel until she joined Dogfish. While at Dogfish, Shauna started the legal department and helped launch a distillery, launch dozens of states, and expand the brewery and distillery’s capacity. She also negotiated hundreds of distribution agreements and navigated over a dozen strategic distribution partnership changes without one ending in litigation or arbitration. She was most recently a principal at Kaleo Legal, where she spent three years building her current team before launching Barnes Beverage Group (www.DrinksLaw.com). Shauna graduated cum laude from Wake Forest University School of Law and was a graduate with distinction from the Pennsylvania State University. She serves on the Law Board of Visitors for the Wake Forest University School of Law and is a member of several alcohol beverage industry associations, including Women of the Vine & Spirits, the National Conference of State Liquor Administrators, the National Alcohol Beverage Control Association, and the Brewer’s Association She regularly volunteers her time to the Delaware Brewer’s Guild, assisting the members with alcohol-related challenges and legislative efforts.
Becker, Hannah
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Becker, Hannah
GrayRobinson, P.A.
Bellanca, III, James V.
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Bellanca, III, James V.
Carlin Edwards Brown PLLC
Jim Bellanca's practice focuses on Michigan liquor licensing transactions and violation issues. He represents bars, restaurants, markets, distributors and other liquor license holders in a variety of legal, business and licensing matters.
Bennett, April
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Bennett, April
Texas Roadhouse Holdings LLC
Texas Roadhouse, Inc. is a growing restaurant company operating in the casual dining segment. Our founder, chairman and chief executive officer, W. Kent Taylor, started the business in 1993 with the opening of the first Texas Roadhouse restaurant in Clarksville, Indiana. Today, the Company operates over 517 restaurants system-wide in 49 states and 6 foreign countries, including 413 Texas Roadhouse restaurants and 16 Bubba's 33 restaurants. In addition, we operate two restaurants outside of the casual dining segment.
Berkman, Brad
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Berkman, Brad
Greenspoon Marder LLP
Brad Berkman is a regulatory consultant focusing on federal licensing and regulatory compliance in the Hospitality, Alcohol and Leisure Industry Group at Greenspoon Marder. He offer broad experience in all tiers of industry matters.
Bing, Jonathan
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Bing, Jonathan
Greenberg Traurig, LLP
Former NY State legislator and agency head handling NYSLA liquor applications, advocacy and NYC & NYS lobbying for restaurants, hotels, grocery stores, and performing arts and tourism venues including Rockefeller Center and Lincoln Center.
Bisgard, Jace
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Bisgard, Jace
Shuttleworth & Ingersoll, PLC
Jace Bisgard is an Attorney and Senior Vice President with Shuttleworth & Ingersoll, P.L.C. His work focuses on assisting clients with a wide variety of beer, wine and liquor licensing, compliance and regulation issues. His clients include a wide variety of both national and local restaurants, breweries, wineries, hotels and other businesses. He assists those clients with licensing and compliance matters at the federal, state and local levels.
Bissett, Ryan
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Bissett, Ryan
Whole Foods Market
Ryan has been working in retail licensing for over 20 years: 5 years with Wild Oats Markets and 15 years with Whole Foods Markets. Ryan lives in Austin, TX and enjoys all the best things in life: friends, family, food, drinks, live music and Denver Broncos football.
Blackney, Tyler
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Blackney, Tyler
Amazon
Blake, Maria
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Blake, Maria
Go Puff
License & Compliance Manager
Block, Cindy
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Block, Cindy
LiquorLicense.com
Cindy Block is Vice President of LiquorLicense.com, overseeing and managing multi-jurisdictional regulatory filings for the agencys roster of corporate clients that include Qdoba Mexican Grill, SmashBurger, Whole Food Market and more. Cindys skillset encompasses being intimately involved in obtaining all alcohol and related business licenses for LiquorLicense.com clients for over 20 years. Working hand-in-hand with each client to define their precise needs, Cindy assists in executing store openings timely and successfully. Cindy, along with her team, lead the industry - setting the standard.
Block, Craig
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Block, Craig
LiquorLicense.com
Craig Block, the president and founder of Liquor License Specialists Liquorlicense.com has been in the liquor and consulting business since the early 1980's. Mr. Block started his career as a liquor salesman working for a large distribution company.
Block, Sam
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Block, Sam
Copliancy
Innovator, Dedicated Golf Player and the driving force of LiquorLicense.com and Copliancy.
Bobbitt, Cindy
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Bobbitt, Cindy
Atrium Hospitality LP
Bonaccorso, John
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Bonaccorso, John
ASCAP
As Vice President of Licensing Customer Experience, Bonaccorso leads ASCAP's licensing efforts in the areas of general and special vertical licensing, customer interaction, debt resolution and compliance. Bonaccorso holds a BS in Communication Studies from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst. He continues to reside in the greater Boston area with his wife Joan.
Borrel, Tracy
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Borrel, Tracy
Martin Frost & Hill
Borvan, Donovan
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Borvan, Donovan
Webster Law Partners PC
Partner, Webster Law Partners; Former Executive Director, Illinois Liquor Control Commission
Boudreau-Tschetter, Diane
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Boudreau-Tschetter, Diane
California Business Escrow, Inc.
Brackin, Dewey
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Brackin, Dewey
BrackinSchwartz & Associates
As an administrative lawyer, Dewey Brackin represents clients in the food and beverage industry, handling issues like alcoholic beverage permitting and the government affairs needs of restaurants, bars, hotels, amusement parks, private equity firms and others in the hospitality sector in Texas and beyond. Dewey has extensive experience working with state agencies focused on administrative law, enforcement, licensing and compliance relating to alcoholic beverages.
Bradshaw, Jalani
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Bradshaw, Jalani
Texas Roadhouse
Brewer, Michael
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Brewer, Michael
Alcohol Beverage Consulting Service, Alliance of Alcohol Industry Attorneys and Consultants
Michael is the President of Alcoholic Beverage Consulting Service, California's leading alcoholic beverage licensing firm. ABCS represents numerous alcoholic beverage licensees in all segments of the alcohol industry, including international convenience store companies, national restaurant and hotel chains, regional supermarket and drugs stores. ABCS has managed over 7,000 California and Federal alcoholic beverage licenses and permits. Mike is also the founding member of the Alliance of Alcohol Industry Attorneys & Consultants (AAIAC) is a national, invitation-based association of premier alcohol industry licensing and regulatory attorneys and consultants in their respective states. The AAIAC was formed to provide a one-stop national licensing resource for state-by-state expertise.
Brown, Kayla
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Brown, Kayla
Foxtrot
Brown, Michael
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Brown, Michael
Carlin Edwards Brown PLLC
Mike Brown's practice focuses on Michigan liquor licensing and violation issues. He represents bars, restaurants, hotels, sports venues, and other liquor license holders before the Michigan Liquor Control Commission and conducts liquor violation hearings throughout the State. He provides counsel to several Michigan-based trade associations on a variety of legal and regulatory matters. Mike has served for many years as Michigan regulatory counsel for MillerCoors and Rite Aid.
Burgess, Lisa
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Burgess, Lisa
Fertitta Entertainment / Landry's
Fertitta Entertainment / Landry's, LLC, wholly owned by Tilman J. Fertitta, is a multinational, diversified restaurant, hospitality, gaming and entertainment company based in Houston, Texas. The company operates more than 500 high-end and casual dining establishments around the world, including well-known concepts such as Landry's Seafood, Bubba Gump Shrimp Co., Rainforest Cafe, Mitchell's Fish Market Restaurants, Morton's The Steakhouse, The Oceanaire, McCormick & Schmick's Seafood, Chart House, Saltgrass Steak House, Claim Jumper and Mastro's Restaurants. Landry's also operates a group of signature restaurants, including Vic & Anthony's, Grotto, Willie G's and others; along with popular New York BR Guest Restaurants such as Dos Caminos, Strip House and Bills Bar & Burger.
Butler, Paula
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Butler, Paula
Darden Restaurants, Inc.
Manager, Licensing & Liquor Compliance, DARDEN
Butler, Shelly
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Butler, Shelly
First Watch Restaurants, Inc.
Byrd, Clay
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Byrd, Clay
Amazon
Public Policy Senior Manager
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Calderon, Leeanne
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Calderon, Leeanne
Darden Restaurants, Inc.
Leeanne is an Associate Manager in the Licensing Department at Darden Restaurants, Inc. She is responsible for the following in her region (26 states): obtaining all licenses for new restaurant openings; researching, monitoring and ensuring compliance with liquor code; providing legal guidance to operations and development; resolving liquor related violations; and working with local counsel when necessary. She is also responsible for managing the new restaurant opening team. She received her Bachelor's from Rollins College in 2003 and her Paralegal Certificate from Kaplan University in 2004.
Campbell, Jennifer
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Campbell, Jennifer
Strike Kerr & Johns
Jennifer, a seasoned paralegal, is a licensing specialist who has prepared and filed applications for many alcoholic beverage licenses, including retail, manufacturing, wholesale and direct shipper permits, certificates of compliance, and more.
Cannon, David
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Cannon, David
Maynard Nexsen - North Carolina
Dave Cannon practices in the areas of administrative and regulatory law; state, federal and local alcohol law; and licensing, zoning and tax matters, including multi-state licensing transactions, business, real estate and hospitality industry transactions. Dave and the licensing team have represented numerous national clients in the hotel, retail store, pharmaceutical industry and restaurant industry with state, local and federal licensing, zoning and regulatory issues.
Canvasser, Jason
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Canvasser, Jason
Clark Hill PLC
Jason R. Canvasser advises clients on best practices for managing and avoiding potential risks and liabilities. He routinely represents a variety of clients in the hospitality industry on licensing and regulatory compliance matters involved in the sale of alcohol, both on-site and off-site. These clients include restaurants, bars, pharmacies, grocery stores, manufactures, distributors, hotels, and convenience stores. His clients regularly call on him to advise on issues across the country relating to alcohol promotions, tasting events, sampling promotions, charity events, regulatory compliance, and zoning issues in addition to his extensive experience in the acquisition and sales of liquor licenses. Jason is a proud member of Clark Hill’s Retail & Hospitality Team, whose attorneys routinely assist companies with run-the-company problem solving, environmental matters, franchising opportunities, labor & employment matters, international trade compliance, business restructuring, tax issues, intellectual property defense and prosecution, real estate transactions, and commercial litigation throughout the United States, Ireland, and Mexico. Clark Hill is an international law firm with 27 offices in Austin, TX; Beaumont, TX, Birmingham, MI; Chicago, IL; Collin County, TX; Dallas, TX, Denver, CO; Detroit, MI; Grand Rapids, MI; Houston, TX; Lansing, MI; Las Vegas, NV; Los Angeles, CA; Morgantown, WV; New York, NY; Philadelphia, PA; Phoenix, AZ, Pittsburgh, PA; Princeton, NJ; San Antonio, TX; San Diego, CA; San Francisco, CA; Scottsdale, AZ; Washington, DC; Wilmington, DE; Dublin, Ireland; and Mexico City, Mexico.
Capdevielle, Christine
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Capdevielle, Christine
Brinker International, Inc.
Carlson, Michelle
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Carlson, Michelle
Go Puff
Carlson-Heideman, Laura
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Carlson-Heideman, Laura
Buffalo Wild Wings, Inc.
Carpintero, Joe
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Carpintero, Joe
Spiritus Law
Carroll, Jessica
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Carroll, Jessica
Hooters of America, Inc.
Chambers, Cassi
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Chambers, Cassi
Compass Group USA, Inc.
Cheek, Will
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Cheek, Will
Adams and Reese LLP
As the only Tennessee attorney named Best Lawyers in America for Food and Beverage Law, Will Cheek leads firm's Tennessee Alcoholic Beverage Practice Group and provides licensing and regulatory compliance advice to restaurants, hotels, bars, clubs, craft distilleries and breweries. Wills clients range from small chef-owned restaurants to large publicly traded corporations. He is nationally known as the go-to source for Tennessee liquor law and authors the blog Last Call covering Tennessee alcohol, restaurant and hospitality news.
Cherry, Jeremy
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Cherry, Jeremy
Ortale Kelley Law Firm
Jeremy Cherry has been with the firm since 2002 and has expertise in transactional law, including acquisition and restructuring for all licensing-related entities. When not in the office, he enjoys being on the golf course with his two daughters.
Christopoulos, Dimitri
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Christopoulos, Dimitri
Christopoulos Dickens
Dimitri focuses his practice on legal matters relating to the Beverage Alcohol and Hospitality Industry. As the principal of Christopoulos Law Group, LLC since 2005, Dimitri regularly represents suppliers, importers, distributors and retailers before Federal, State and Local regulatory commissions. He is an authority on trade practice counseling and transactional matters, including distribution agreements, enforcement matters, licensing matters, and commercial disputes.
Chun Habiger, Debi
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Chun Habiger, Debi
BJ's Restaurants, Inc.
Cimuchowski, Heather
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Cimuchowski, Heather
Costco Wholesale Corporation
Costco employee since 2002.
Cipriano, Tammy
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Cipriano, Tammy
Compass Group USA, Inc.
Coates, Kevin
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Coates, Kevin
Dill Dill Carr Stonbraker & Hutchings
Kevin concentrates his practice on the issues and needs of the food, beverage and hospitality industries. He has appeared in front of over 50 different local liquor licensing authorities throughout the State of Colorado representing bars, nightclubs, hotels, retail liquor stores, convenience stores, breweries and grocery stores. He also represents alcohol beverage manufacturers and wholesalers, and has knowledge with federal liquor licensing issues.
Cobb, Susan Lee
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Cobb, Susan Lee
Post Polak, P.A.
Susan Lee Cobb has been associated with our hospitality practice for over 23 years specializing in licensing, permits, compliance for transfers, mergers/acquisitions for franchisees, hotels, operators, wholesalers, distributors, and restaurant chains
Cobleigh, Taylor
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Cobleigh, Taylor
The Cheesecake Factory
Coizeau, Marilyn
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Coizeau, Marilyn
Spiritus Law
I focus on business permitting and alcohol licensing application processing throughout Florida and with various State of Florida regulatory agencies. I assist with processing local land use applications, preliminary due diligence tracking, and local business permitting. I also work on various commercial transactions including hotel real estate closings and mergers and acquisitions involving alcohol licensees. I have been working in the alcohol industry since 2008.
Coleman, Megan
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Coleman, Megan
Alcoholic Beverage Consulting Service, Brewer Consulting, Inc.
Megan Coleman is Vice President of Alcoholic Beverage Consulting Service and has been with the company since 2015. With a wealth of legal experience and a strategic mindset, Megan has helped to process thousands of ABC applications. Her proactive approach and dedication to our clients make her a cornerstone of our leadership team. She specializes in mass license transfers, has worked with national hotel brands, restaurants, retail and drug store chains throughout California. In addition, Megan has experience working with breweries, wineries, and distilleries on both their CA ABC applications as well as their Federal TTB permits.
Cook, Julie
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Cook, Julie
Wegmans Food Markets, Inc.
Cox, Jasmine
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Cox, Jasmine
American Multi-Cinema, Inc.
Craig, Jan Margaret
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Craig, Jan Margaret
Adams and Reese, LLP
Jan Margaret Craig is an attorney at Adams and Reese LLP, where she represents local and national clients across each tier of the alcoholic beverage industry, including manufacturing, distribution, and retail sales.
Creswell, Jake
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Creswell, Jake
Whole Foods Market
Jake is the Senior Licensing Administrator at Whole Foods Market and has been with the company since 2011.
Crowell, Jess
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Crowell, Jess
Post Polak, P.A.
Jess has been with our hospitality practice for over 15 years, specializing in licensing, permitting and compliance for national restaurant chains, franchisees, hotel owners, operators, wholesalers and distributors.
Cruz, Donna
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Cruz, Donna
Legal Sea Foods Restaurant Group
Cynkin, Shannon
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Cynkin, Shannon
CSC License Pro
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Darling, Mila
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Darling, Mila
Nordstrom, Inc.
Nordstrom owns and operates over 200 food and beverage operations in the US, with 89 locations offering alcoholic beverages. With more than 40 years of restaurant experience and 23 different concepts to-date, it’s no surprise that one in 4 transactions at a Nordstrom full line store is for food and/or beverage.
Daugherty, Tim
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Daugherty, Tim
ASCAP
Desousa, Kimberley
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Desousa, Kimberley
CVS Health
Devine, Stephanie
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Devine, Stephanie
Tasty Restaurant Group, LLC
Devlin, Joseph
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Devlin, Joseph
Upton, Connell & Devlin, LLP
Admitted to the bar in both New Hampshire and Massachusetts, Joe focuses on legal issues related to the hospitality industry, and businesses generally, including alcohol beverage licensing, acquisitions, leases, finance and real estate. Joe's experience extends across the state, having visited approximately 150 communities in Massachusetts. Joe has extensive experience managing state-wide transfers for national franchise clients and working with many different municipal licensing commissions, boards of health, inspectional service departments, the Massachusetts DUA, DOR and the ABCC.
Devol, Amy
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Devol, Amy
Apple Hospitality REIT, Inc.
Dickens, Kristina
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Dickens, Kristina
Christopoulos Dickens
Kristina's focus includes multi-unit liquor licensing for national and local retailers, as well as suppliers, importers and distributors throughout the country. As partner of Christopoulos Law Firm, LLC, Kristina is the firm's point person with regard to licensing before Federal, State and Local regulatory commissions, as well as advising national hotel companies on licensing structures and regulatory requirements. She is an authority on trade practice counseling and compliance matters.
Doak, Terri
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Doak, Terri
CSC License Pro
Over 15 years of experience in Product Development for License Management Software.
Duffy, Riviere
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Duffy, Riviere
Taylor English Duma LLP
Duncan, Tuck
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Duncan, Tuck
R.E. "Tuck" Duncan Attorney at Law LLC
R.E. “Tuck” Duncan, born October 4, 1951 , Washington, D.C., Attorney at Law, University of Kansas, B.S .Journalism '73; Washburn University J.D. '76. , Secretary and Chief Counsel Kansas Board of Tax Appeals '76-'78, Assistant Attorney General, Kansas Alcoholic Beverage Control '79-'81, '79-'81;Assistant City Attorney, City of Topeka, KS, '81-'83, Private practice 1983 to present. Admitted to practice in Kansas, federal district court, circuit courts of appeal, and the United States Supreme Court, Member, Topeka and Kansas Bar Associations, Life Member Washburn Law School Association, Life Member, University of Kansas Alumni Association, past President Shawnee County Kansas Historical Society, Chairman, Topeka Housing Authority 1999-2004, Former Chair of the Kansas Expocentre Management Board, Former President, Topeka, Friends of the Zoo, Former member of the Topeka Unified Schools Board of Education. Currently General Counsel, Kansas Wine & Spirits Wholesalers Association. Mr. Duncan is the principal in R.E. “Tuck” Duncan, Attorney at Law LLC. Mr. Duncan is also a principal in the government affairs company Capitol Connection Kansas LLC. Mr. Duncan has made numerous presentations regarding beverage alcohol laws at the National Conference of State Liquor Administrators and the National Alcohol Beverage Control Association and other associations, including the National Conference of State Legislatures. He writes a monthly column on liquor issues for the Kansas Beverage News. Mr. Duncan has spoken at various continuing legal education seminars, including his ethics presentation on “View from the Pro Tem Bench.” Married 49 years to Kathleen Allen Duncan, father and proud grandfather. www.tuckduncanlaw.com
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Easler, Andrea
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Easler, Andrea
Maynard Nexsen - South Carolina
Andrea practices in the areas of administrative and regulatory law, providing legal advice on alcohol law and licensing matters, as well as hospitality transactions, business permitting, and advertising and promotion. She assists clients in obtaining the necessary licenses that are required at the retail, wholesale, manufacturing and importing levels of this highly regulated industry.
Ellis, Esq., Tara
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Ellis, Esq., Tara
Balch & Bingham LLP
Tara Ellis is a corporate and transactional attorney, with specialized expertise in the area of alcoholic beverage law. Her alcoholic beverage law experience includes work on behalf of casinos, restaurants, hotels and other retail establishments as well as distributors and manufacturers.
Erwin, Brandt
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Erwin, Brandt
Madigan, Dahl & Harlan, P.A.
Mr. Erwin is a shareholder at Madigan, Dahl & Harlan, P.A. having joined the firm in November of 2012. Mr. Erwin graduated Magna Cum Laude from Hamline University School of Law in 2011. While at Hamline, he was a Primary Editor on the Hamline Law Review, served as a class representative for the Student Bar Association, and earned Dean's List honors. Prior to law school, Mr. Erwin attended Berklee College of Music in Boston, Massachusetts before transferring to Bridgewater State College and earning a Bachelor of Science Degree in Criminal Justice.
Evans, Bruce
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Evans, Bruce
Solomon, Saltsman & Jamieson - California
R. Bruce Evans' practice focuses on land use and zoning matters for small business as well as multi-state private and public companies. These include licensing at the municipal and state level, ABC issues and entertainment.
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Fain, Amy
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Fain, Amy
Alcohol Beverage Consulting Service
Farina, Lindsey
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Farina, Lindsey
Skene Law Firm, P.C.
Ms. Farina began her career in the alcoholic beverage industry in 1999. She represents clients on a nationwide basis in alcoholic beverage licensing and compliance matters.
Flageolle, Dena
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Flageolle, Dena
The ONE Group, LLC
Flaherty, Mark
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Flaherty, Mark
Flaherty & O'Hara
Mark Flaherty leads F&O's PA Liquor Licensing practice for multi-unit national restaurant and hospitality licensees for over 33 years. The firm has been instrumental in bringing beer and wine to consumers in PA grocery and convenience stores.
Foldenauer, Joseph
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Foldenauer, Joseph
BJ's Restaurants, Inc.
BJ's Restaurants, Inc. owns and operates 194 restaurants as of July 2017. Our menu features our BJ's award-winning, signature deep-dish pizza, our own handcrafted beers as well as a wide selection of appetizers, entrees, pastas, sandwiches, specialty salads and desserts including our unique Pizookie dessert. Several of our BJ's Restaurant & Brewery restaurants feature in-house brewing facilities where BJ's proprietary handcrafted beers are produced for many of our restaurants. In fact we have won over 150 awards for our beer.
Foster, Lisa
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Foster, Lisa
Cozen O'Connor
Lisa Foster serves as the Licensing Paralegal and Government Relations Coordinator and assists clients with regulatory filings, licensing, local permits, lobbying and legislative work. She has over 20 years of experience in the political and legislative arena, tracking and monitoring legislation, reporting and fundraising work.
Franklin, Jillian
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Franklin, Jillian
PF Chang's China Bistro, Inc.
Frasch, Beth
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Frasch, Beth
Adams and Reese LLP
Beth assists clients across each tier of the alcoholic beverage industry - manufacturing, distribution and retail sales. She also has extensive experience assisting retail food stores with licensing and regulatory compliance issues.
Fuller, Brenda
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Fuller, Brenda
Centerplate, A Sodexo Company
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Gaines, Maddy
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Gaines, Maddy
Cracker Barrel Old Country Store
Gannon, Kelly
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Gannon, Kelly
Earls Kitchen + Bar
Real Estate, Legal and Liquor Compliance Manager
Gardiner, John David
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Gardiner, John David
Bodman PLC
Mr. Gardiner is the chair of Bodman's Liquor Law Team. He works with a broad range of clients to help them obtain, maintain and transfer liquor licenses and resolve alleged code violations and regulatory issues throughout Michigan.
Gautreaux, Jill
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Gautreaux, Jill
Kean Miller LLP
Jill Gautreaux is an attorney in Kean Miller's New Orleans office with experience handling corporate matters, real estate, liquor licensing and business transactions. She represents clients in matters related to business formation, lease negotiation, land use, licensing, and compliance matters. She also handles administrative proceedings before governmental agencies, including state and local councils, zoning boards, and alcoholic beverage control boards.
Gemmell, Austin
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Gemmell, Austin
Messner Reeves LLP
Partner at Messner Reeves LLP
Genrich, Gregory
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Genrich, Gregory
Bradford & Riley / Barlap
Bradford & Riley was founded in 1972 and is the old Liquor License Consulting Firm in the State of Indiana. Greg acquired Bradford & Riley in 2001. Greg is also Co-Founder of Barlap Compliance Corporation. In 2023, Barlap acquired Landis & Landis, an Indiana Liquor License Preparer. Prior to entering the Wonderful World of Liquor Licensing, Greg worked in Commercial Lending and Corporate Finance.
Gibson, Adna
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Gibson, Adna
Walgreen Co.
Director of Licensing - Walgreens
Giel, Adam
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Giel, Adam
Black Sutherland LLP
Licensing, compliance and litigation lawyer.
Golowski, Anthony
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Golowski, Anthony
Goldberg Segalla, LLP
I represent clients in liquor license transactions and disciplinary actions. Former Deputy Attorney General with NJ Division of ABC. We represent clients nationally in employment, general liability, transportation, and workers' compensation matters.
Goodall, Cheree
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Goodall, Cheree
Topgolf International, Inc.
Greene, Sarah
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Greene, Sarah
The Fresh Market, Inc.
Grobbel, Steve
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Grobbel, Steve
Carlin Edwards Brown PLLC
Steve Grobbel's practice focuses on liquor licensing issues, with an emphasis on representation of liquor license holders in violation and appeal hearings before the Michigan Liquor Control Commission. Steve brings 29 years of experience to the firm's liquor licensing practice. He has litigated civil, criminal and administrative matters in state and federal courts and Michigan administrative tribunals on behalf of individuals, family businesses and large corporations.
Guarino, Michelle
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Guarino, Michelle
Spiritus Law
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Hamaker, Tiffany
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Hamaker, Tiffany
Murphy Oil USA Inc.
Harden, Sam
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Harden, Sam
Messner Reeves LLP
Hargett, Amanda
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Hargett, Amanda
Murphy Oil USA Inc.
Harper, Aliza
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Harper, Aliza
The Cheesecake Factory
Harrison, Amy
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Harrison, Amy
Amy Harrison Consulting LLC
Amy uses her extensive knowledge of the Texas Alcoholic Beverage Code and Rules, processing, and technology implementation to ensure the success of her clients. Amy will assist you in optimizing your alcohol opportunities in Texas. P.S. NALCP Elves deem Amy as most likely to make a room cry-laugh, and we love her for it!
Harvey, Kim
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Harvey, Kim
BrackinSchwartz & Associates
I came to work for Brackin Schwartz after a brief retirement. I have worked in the industry for over 45 years. My extensive experience in the industry experience includes many years as a TABC processor and also Director of Operations for a Houston-based liquor consultant. Based in Houston, our client responsiveness is recognized and appreciated by clients nationwide.
HEIL, ROBERT
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HEIL, ROBERT
SLA SOLUTIONS OF NY INC
Serving Upstate NY, SLA Solutions was founded 20 years ago to assist applicants obtain and retain alcohol, tobacco, cannabis and lottery licenses in NY State as well as any TTB applications that may needed to comply with the State requirements.
Henry, Tom
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Henry, Tom
Flaherty & O'Hara, Evergreen
Tom is a partner at Flaherty & O’Hara, P.C. in Pittsburgh, PA. Tom handles all aspects of alcohol beverage licensing with an emphasis on multi-state transactions involving hotels, restaurants and breweries. He has represented numerous publicly traded companies, private equity groups, pension funds and family offices in connection with acquisitions, restructurings and minority investments in the alcohol industry. Additionally, Tom has worked with representatives of state governments, drafting and revising administrative rules and statutory language to modernize alcohol beverage laws. Tom is a member of the Alliance of Alcohol Industry Attorneys & Consultants, American Bar Association, and Pennsylvania Bar Association.
Hern, Jeffrey
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Hern, Jeffrey
Schwabe, Williamson & Wyatt, P.C.
Jeff Hern advises NALCP members and others on alcohol regulatory issues and assists with securing liquor licenses in Oregon and Washington. He works effectively with the TTB, OLCC, and LCB to serve his clients' needs.
Herriman, Bart
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Herriman, Bart
Clark, Quinn, Moses, Scott & Grahn, LLP
Bart represents retailers, breweries, wineries, hotels, and music venues with their various legal needs, including licensing, real estate, and business transactions. Bart formerly served as the chairman of the Indiana Alcohol and Tobacco Commission.
Hewitt, Rich
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Hewitt, Rich
Liquor License Sales PA-NJ, LLC - New Jersey, Liquor License Sales PA-NJ, LLC - Pennsylvania
I've owned & operated Liquor License Sales for 18 years. We work in the eastern half of PA and all of New Jersey servicing both corporate concerns and independent owners in their licensing needs. Give us a call today!
Hibbs, Rick
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Hibbs, Rick
MCR
MCR is a premier hotel management company and the 3rd largest hotel owner-operator in the United States. Our firm, which has offices in New York City, Dallas, Chicago and Richmond, Virginia, has invested in and developed 189 hotel properties operated under 31 brands. Today, we offer more than 25,000 guestrooms in 150 hotels in 37 states and 107 cities. Rick Hibbs is Director of Licensing for MCR. He is responsible for obtaining new business, health, liquor and operational licenses, and for directing the licensing aspects of all acquisition, disposition, and operational transition transactions. He also manages license administration and renewals, and coordination with local hotel staff on matters related to license compliance. Prior to joining MCR, Mr. Hibbs was a consultant at a firm that provided licensing services in all 50 states.
Hill, Kyle
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Hill, Kyle
Martin Frost & Hill
Kyle's practice covers both licensing & compliance matters for clients in the alcoholic beverage industry. He's handled the licensure of hundreds of retail stores, hotels, restaurants, convenience stores, & other businesses in & beyond Texas. Martin Frost & Hill is headquartered in Austin & has been a proud member of NALCP since its inception. Our attorneys & staff have years of experience assisting clients involved in the manufacture, distribution, marketing, & sale of alcoholic beverages.
Hirschey Westphal, Rachel
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Hirschey Westphal, Rachel
Texas Roadhouse Holdings LLC
Houston, Kelly
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Houston, Kelly
Decisions Consulting
Kelly Houston is a Manager of the National Licensing & Permits team at Decisions Consulting. Kelly’s journey to Decisions started in Cobb County, Georgia, where she worked in regulated licensing. Kelly earned her bachelor’s degree in history at Pembroke University. She chose to join the Decisions Consulting team due to her interest in licensing on a national level, and she is known for enjoying new challenges that come her way. The helpfulness of the leadership team at Decisions Consulting has helped Kelly to work seamlessly with the team of licensing specialists that are at Decisions. Kelly’s ability to exceed expectations and her compassion for those around her have caused her to be an irreplaceable member of the Decisions Consulting team. Kelly is a dog mom of three and loves yoga.
Howard, Robin
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Howard, Robin
Starbucks Coffee Company
Howe, J. Patrick
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Howe, J. Patrick
Honigman LLP
Mr. Howe represents a wide range of licensees in liquor licensing and administrative violations, and provides counsel on the Michigan Liquor Control Code and promulgated rules. He works with the Michigan Liquor Control Commission on a daily basis.
Huff, Megan
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Huff, Megan
CSC License Pro
Megan Huff is a Technical Product Trainer with CSC and has been with the company since 2016. Megan’s primary focus as a Trainer is to help Licensing professionals streamline their process and use License Pro to its full potential. Before working for CSC, Megan worked in Governmental Accounting at the Boise Airport. She enjoys going to happy hour with friends and taking long walks with her dog, Radley.
Hutchinson, Arlene
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Hutchinson, Arlene
Xenia Hotels & Resorts, Inc.
Senior Paralegal
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Igo, Amy
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Igo, Amy
Martin Frost & Hill
Amy joined Martin Frost & Hill as a paralegal in 2011 after 3_ years as a paralegal at TABC. Amy assists clients with TABC applications, health applications, lottery applications, and various other applications. Martin Frost & Hill is headquartered in Austin & has been a proud member of NALCP since its inception. Our attorneys & staff have years of experience assisting clients involved in the manufacture, distribution, marketing, & sale of alcoholic beverages.
Intermill, Alex
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Intermill, Alex
Bose McKinney & Evans LLP
Alex Intermill is a partner with Bose McKinney & Evans. He has extensive experience representing restaurants, grocery and convenience stores, distilleries and microbreweries. He assists with federal and state alcoholic beverage licensing procurement, permit transfers and permit sales, as well as negotiating with excise police and ATC prosecutors, attending local board hearings and pursuing appeals of denials of permit applications.
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Jamieson, Stephen
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Jamieson, Stephen
Solomon, Saltsman & Jamieson - California
Stephen A Jamieson brings 33 years of experience and is a recognized leader in land use & zoning, alcohol licensing, compliance & disciplinary actions, government relations, business litigation and torts.
Jaramillo, Claudia
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Jaramillo, Claudia
Alamo Drafthouse Cinema
Jauch, Jordannah
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Jauch, Jordannah
Instacart
Jerig, Dawnia
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Jerig, Dawnia
Red Robin International, Inc.
Red Robin Team Member since 2016
Jin, Janet
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Jin, Janet
Solomon, Saltsman & Jamieson
Johns, Melani
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Johns, Melani
Strike Kerr & Johns
Melani heads the licensing team at SK&J, a law firm devoted to working with clients in the alcohol beverage world. She regularly advises clients on national licensing issues arising from corporate restructures, mergers and acquisitions.
Johnson, Becky
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Johnson, Becky
Brinker International, Inc.
Licensing Mgr for Brinker Int'l since 1/2022.
Johnson, Danielle
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Johnson, Danielle
Giant Eagle, Inc.
Johnson, Deborah
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Johnson, Deborah
Gerald Franklin Agency, Inc.
Johnson, Julie
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Johnson, Julie
Crestline Hotels & Resorts, LLC
Johnson, Kenneth
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Johnson, Kenneth
Sodexo Operations, LLC
Johnson, Susan
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Johnson, Susan
Stoel Rives LLP - Idaho, Stoel Rives - Oregon, Stoel Rives - Washington
Susan focuses her practice on issues facing the food, beverage and hospitality industries. She works with client to navigate the licensing process to obtain initial licenses, renew, and transfer licenses. With broad experience in business counseling, litigation and alcoholic beverage regulation, Susan works directly with industry associations, in-house counsel and other law firms on complex transactions, litigation consultation and legislative initiatives involving alcoholic beverage issues.
Jolly, Jerry
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Jolly, Jerry
Jerry R Jolly and Associates LLC
Junia, Anne
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Junia, Anne
Powell Junia PC
Anne specializes in civil litigation primarily involving commercial transactions and general liability within the Industry.
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Kammula, Zubin
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Kammula, Zubin
Siegel & Moses, P.C.
Kast, Ken
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Kast, Ken
Door Dash
Counsel Product & Regulatory
Kelleher, Erin
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Kelleher, Erin
Hinman & Carmichael LLP
Partner
Kendrick, Karen
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Kendrick, Karen
YORK HOWELL, Attorneys at Law
Karen's extensive liquor license expertise with the UDABS offers clients valuable assistance in obtaining liquor licenses from start to finish and including the preparation and approval of applications, and appearances before the Commission.
Kennedy, Kate
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Kennedy, Kate
Bass Pro, LLC
Tax & License Compliance Manager
Kenny, Erin
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Kenny, Erin
Starns, Kenny & Easterling, LLC
Erin represents national and local businesses in the hospitality and retail industry and provides legal counsel in alcoholic beverage licensing, compliance, enforcement issues under Louisiana and local law. Erin is among ABA's On the Rise Top 40 Young Lawyers.
Kerr, Tom
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Kerr, Tom
Strike Kerr & Johns
California-based alcohol regulatory and licensing attorney, with particular expertise in trade practices, ecommerce and third party providers, delivery, direct-to-consumer shipping, and tied-house laws.
Kiesling, Kelley
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Kiesling, Kelley
Messner Reeves LLP
Liquor license paralegal
Kim-Torres, Tina
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Kim-Torres, Tina
Sprouts Farmers Market
Sprouts is a specialty food retailer with a mission of making healthy food accessible. Sprouts is known for fresh produce with a focus on supporting local farms and specializes in innovative products with lifestyle-friendly ingredients such as organic, plant-based, non-GMO and gluten-free. Sprouts has 35,000 team members and over 390 stores in 23 states. Sprouts prides itself on supporting the communities we serve.
King, Kimberly
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King, Kimberly
Invited (f/k/a ClubCorp)
King, Stephanie
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King, Stephanie
Kitchen & Market
Stephanie King is the founder and CEO of Seattle based grocery store and meal kit delivery service, Kitchen & Market. After 16 years in the private label grocery world, she channeled her expertise into an all-encompassing premium food brand and retail shopping experience focused on solving everyone's daily dilemma "What's for dinner?" With three brick and mortar stores open and more coming soon, King continues to expands her unique grocery concept to neighborhoods around the Puget Sound region.
Kinjo, Cindy
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Kinjo, Cindy
Round One Entertainment, Inc
Compliance Manager in the Construction & Compliance team under the Business Development department. Round1 is an Indoor family amusement center in over 26 states with 48+ locations.
Kirkman, Clark
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Kirkman, Clark
Clark, Quinn, Moses, Scott & Grahn, LLP
Clark Kirkman primarily represents clients in the hospitality industry, including restaurants, alcoholic beverage wholesalers, package liquor stores, hotels, golf courses, venues, and other entities holding alcoholic beverage permits. He assists clients in all permitting matters, as well as settling violations issued by the Indiana State Excise Police. He also practices in government services, municipal law, land use planning and zoning, and real estate. Clark has extensive knowledge of state and local government. He most recently served as the Deputy Director and Executive Secretary at the Indiana Alcohol and Tobacco Commission, where he advised the Commission and the Indiana State Excise Police on a multitude of legal matters before the agency. He drafted agency policies and legal advisory opinions issued by the Commission. Clark also served as the agency’s legislative liaison and assisted members of the General Assembly on legislation related to alcohol, tobacco, and type II gaming. Before that, Clark served in the Indiana Department of Environmental Management’s Office of Legal Counsel served as law clerk to Judge Elaine B. Brown of the Indiana Court of Appeals.
Knight, Melody
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Knight, Melody
Topgolf International, Inc.
Kovach, Karen
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Kovach, Karen
Aimbridge Hospitality
Aimbridge Hospitality is one of the largest and most dynamic independent management companies in North America and the Caribbean. With an award winning portfolio of over 450 hotels and resorts with more than 63,000 guestrooms, our company operates across a full spectrum of property types in addition to independent luxury, boutique, and lifestyle hotels. Our highly resourced company offers an unrivaled track record of creating and maximizing asset value and holds an enviable position as an exclusive management company.
Kramer, Dan
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Kramer, Dan
Dan Kramer Law Group
Dan represents hotels, restaurants, and retail companies in all aspects of alcoholic beverage law including acquisitions and dispositions, entity structuring and general regulatory matters. Dan also has experience in real estate law, including the leasing of restaurants and the acquisition and disposition of restaurants, hotels and hospitality properties. Dan is licensed to practice law in California, Colorado and Arizona.
Kraning, Amy
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Kraning, Amy
CSC License Pro
I have been with CSC-TCI for over 10 years as a Project Manager in implementation services focusing on our licensing software. From client interaction and being a member of NALCP, I am knowledgeable of the licensing and compliance industry.
Kroll, Ryan
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Kroll, Ryan
Solomon, Saltsman & Jamieson - California; Solomon, Saltsman & Jamieson - Oregon
Ryan can help with all of your alcohol law needs, as he has over 17 years of experience assisting clients with licensing, disciplinary/compliance, and all of those other hard to define issues you face on a regular basis. Licensed in WA, OR, CA, & AK.
Kruger, Kaitlynd
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Kruger, Kaitlynd
Flaherty & O'Hara, Evergreen
Kaitlynd handles all aspects of alcohol beverage licensing with an emphasis on multi-state transactions involving retail licensees. She manages the liquor license renewal program, Evergreen, responsible for the renewal of thousands of liquor and non-liquor licenses annually for hotels, restaurants, airlines, concessionaires, grocery stores and convenience stores. Kaitlynd works extensively on licensing and compliance matters for both domestic and international airlines. Kaitlynd is a member of the Alliance of Alcohol Industry Attorneys & Consultants, American Bar Association, Pennsylvania Bar Association, and Women of the Vine & Spirits.
Kruis, Elizabeth
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Kruis, Elizabeth
Live Nation
Kula, Stacy
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Kula, Stacy
Steptoe & Johnson
Stacy Kula represents all types of licensees in Kentucky. Stacy guides licensees through the licensing process, successfully helps them navigate operations, and defends actions brought by regulatory agencies. She is AV rated by M-H.
Kulsherstha, Dheeraj
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Kulsherstha, Dheeraj
Flairsoft
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Lee, Marjonette
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Lee, Marjonette
Round One Entertainment, Inc
Round One Entertainment, Inc., Business Development/Compliance Representative
Leff, Kevin
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Leff, Kevin
Sard & Leff, LLC, Alliance of Alcohol Industry Attorneys and Consultants (AAIAC)
Kevin Leff is a founding member of Sard & Leff. His practice focuses on regulatory compliance issues for the hospitality and beverage alcohol industries. Kevin represents alcohol manufacturers, suppliers, importers, brokers, wholesalers, commercial real estate developers, bankruptcy trustees, hoteliers, restaurateurs, property and business owners, property managers, trade organizations, other law firms, and government officials regarding regulatory and compliance issues. Kevin was appointed an Advisory Board Member of NALCP in 2014 and is an Executive Board and Founding Member of AAIAC.
Lenart, Tanner
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Lenart, Tanner
Christensen & Jensen
Tanner works with national organizations and local business owners on liquor compliance issues in the great (and special) state of Utah. Prior to attending law school, she worked on the other side of the bar as a bartender in New Zealand and England.
Lewis, Marbet
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Lewis, Marbet
Spiritus Law
Marbet Lewis is the co-founding attorney and team manager of Spiritus Law's Alcohol Industry Group. She has focused her practice on the laws governing the alcohol industry and the manufacture, importation, and sale of alcohol beverage products since 2004. She represents domestic and foreign clients in all aspects of alcohol and business regulatory compliance, licensing, negotiations, agreements, permits, and more. She has also assisted with transfer of business and operational permits required as part of large asset acquisition transactions and merger of national retailers including hotels and entertainment venues such as movie theaters.
Lewis, Robert
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Lewis, Robert
Spiritus Law
Robert 'Rob' F. Lewis is the co-founding attorney and team manager of Spiritus Law's Alcohol Industry Group. Having served previously in law enforcement and as a special agent with the State of Florida Division of Alcoholic Beverages and Tobacco, Rob has accumulated over 30 years of experience in the laws governing regulated products and industries across all three alcohol tiers. His practice includes diverse and multi-discipline areas of legal needs common to hospitality, alcohol, and tobacco industry clients including complex business transactions, industry mergers and acquisitions, regulatory compliance, and licensing and permitting issues.
Lewkowitz, Andrea
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Lewkowitz, Andrea
Lewkowitz Law Office, PLC
Since joining husband Jerry at the Lewkowitz Law Office, Andrea has focused on developing practical legal and licensing strategies for local entrepreneurs and national companies in all three tiers of the licensed beverage industry. She regularly serves as outside counsel to corporate legal departments for Arizona licensing, compliance and trade practice matters. Her goal is to deliver personalized, high quality, cost-effective service to each client.
Lisk, Tom
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Lisk, Tom
Cozen O'Connor
Represents restaurants, hotels, grocers, concert venues, etc., as well as alcoholic beverage manufacturers, wholesalers and importers, on legal, regulatory & legislative matters. Serves as legal counsel to VA Restaurant, Lodging & Travel Association.
Lloyd, Chelsie
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Lloyd, Chelsie
Earl Enterprises
We Are Earl Enterprises. Earl Enterprises builds on its past successes in defining ambitious goals for the future. Earl Enterprises bring together the power of people, services and creative genius to build innovative sustainable companies that guests can enjoy today and in the future through our diversified brand portfolio. Earl Enterprises is growing as a leader in the field of entertainment, leisure, tourism, hotel, and restaurant consultant services.
Lowrey, Jessica
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Lowrey, Jessica
Velvet Taco
Velvet Taco Licensing Manager
Lyons, Colleen
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Lyons, Colleen
Darden Restaurants, Inc.
Colleen Hunter is Sr Director, Licensing & Liquor Compliance for Darden Restaurants, which owns and operates over 2,000 Olive Garden, LongHorn Steakhouse, Cheddar's Scratch Kitchen, Bahama Breeze, Capital Grille, Seasons 52, Eddie Vs, Ruth's Chris & Yard House restaurants. She & her talented team are responsible for opening approximately 50 - 60 new restaurants and renewing 10,000 licenses annually. The team also partners with Marketing, Supply Chain, Employment & other functional teams to ensure compliance with the myriad of operating requirements which govern the jurisdictions in which Darden's restaurants operate.
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Mahmoud, Manalle
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Mahmoud, Manalle
Mallios O'Brien & Sandground PLCC
Malone, Randy
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Malone, Randy
Oklahoma Beverage Law
Randy has extensive experience in alcoholic beverage licensing matters and regularly advises manufacturers, wholesalers and retailers.
Maramba, Bernadette
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Maramba, Bernadette
SSP America, Inc.
MARNELL, Angela
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MARNELL, Angela
Troon
Martin, Cecilia Ackels
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Martin, Cecilia Ackels
Addison, Clow & Martin
Licensing specialist at Addison Law Firm. Primarily obtains new liquor licenses and operational permits for clients at the federal, state, and local levels. 1991 JD from SMU Dedman School of Law. Former National Partner with Baker & McKenzie.
Martin, Matthew
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Martin, Matthew
Addison, Clow & Martin
Matt Martin heads his firm's Liquor/Operational Permitting Section and handles liquor and operational permitting for multi-unit and single site licensees. Matt also advises clients on complex licensing and entity structure matters.
McCowan, Yolanda
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McCowan, Yolanda
Invited Clubs f/k/a ClubCorp
McKinney, Lisa
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McKinney, Lisa
Bose McKinney & Evans LLP
Lisa McKinney is chair of the Hospitality, Alcoholic Beverage and Administrative Law Groups. She has experience in contract negotiations, application and renewal preparation, local board and ATC hearings, appeals, management agreements, purchase and sale agreements and responding to alleged violations. She represents clients in federal, state and international permitting, production, distribution, labeling and marketing of alcoholic beverages.
McMullen, Austin
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McMullen, Austin
Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP - Alabama, Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP - Mississippi, Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP - Tennessee
Austin McMullen is an attorney with 18 years of experience representing clients in the field of alcoholic beverage law. He is dedicated to working with businesses on all types of regulatory and licensing matters.
Meier, Stephanie
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Meier, Stephanie
Amazon
Mendola, Juliet
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Mendola, Juliet
Wegmans Food Markets, Inc.
Milfelt, Barbara
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Milfelt, Barbara
7-Eleven, Inc.
Corporate Compliance Manager
Miller, Craig
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Miller, Craig
AZ Liquor Industry Consultants
Arizona Liquor Industry Consultants (ALIC) offers an innovative concept designed specifically around the chronic problems associated with the liquor industry in the state of Arizona. ALIC will assist in the promotion of responsible, cost-effective management of all issues pertaining to the liquor industry. ALIC is a full service concept developed specifically for and around the liquor industry. A one stop shop for those in the liquor industry who could use assistance, but don't know what kind or where to look. Obtaining a liquor license in Arizona is a burden that everyone regrets and no one likes to tackle. ALIC is designed not to just help you, but to do everything for you. We are the only full service liquor consulting company in Arizona.
Miller, Drina
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Miller, Drina
Decisions Consulting
Drina Miller is the Director, National Licensing & Permits and has over a decade of experience in the legal and licensing field and has worked with 40 State Regulatory Agencies and numerous local jurisdictions on licensing and land use issues. Her expertise in the licensing field enables her to provide expert advice on how to navigate the Intricacies of the vastly different regulatory agencies, while maintaining open and consistent communications with all parties. She oversees a team of 30+ licensing specialists and Consultants and ensures a high level of efficiency and transparency Is maintained. This requires navigating State and local requirements and restrictions as well as working with additional government entities such as health departments, code enforcement and police agencies.
Miller, Lisa
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Miller, Lisa
Skene Law Firm, P.C.
Ms. Miller represents national, regional and local operators in all tiers of the alcoholic beverage industry. She is well versed in trade practice laws and multi-state alcoholic beverage regulatory compliance.
Mitchell, Claire
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Mitchell, Claire
Stoel Rives LLP - Idaho, Stoel Rives - Oregon, Stoel Rives - Washington
Claire guides retail and non-retail food and beverage alcohol businesses through the complexities of state and federal regulation, finding thoughtful solutions to both legal and business challenges.
Miyagi, Julie
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Miyagi, Julie
World Market, LLC
Mooney, Alex
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Mooney, Alex
Door Dash
Legal Policy Advisor
Morris, Neal
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Morris, Neal
McBrayer
T. Neal Morris is an associate attorney with McBrayer PLLC practicing out of their Lexington office. His practice involves diverse civil litigation and covers all aspects of the alcohol industry.
Mosley, Erin
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Mosley, Erin
Maynard Nexsen - North Carolina
Erin practices in the areas of commercial real estate and lending, business permitting, and federal and local liquor licensing matters across North Carolina. Erin is well equipped to handle a business transaction from purchasing the property to obtaining all business licenses and permits needed to open the doors. Erin assists clients to obtain necessary permits and licenses for retailer, wholesalers, manufacturers and importers.
Mowry, Courtney
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Mowry, Courtney
Tasty Restaurant Group, LLC
Courtney Mowry has over two decades of versatile experience in hospitality support and currently leads Tasty Restaurant Group’s legal division including legal oversight of the company’s real estate portfolio, licensing/permitting, risk, case management, corporate compliance, and contracts. Before joining Tasty, Courtney had 20+ year career with CraftWorks Restaurants & Breweries serving as their Sr. Director of Legal Affairs supporting hundreds of full-service restaurants & breweries operating in 40 states and navigating and supporting multiple M&A transactions, a public offering, and a bankruptcy. Courtney serves as a long-standing Board Member of the National Associate of Licensing and Compliance Professionals (NALCP).
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Nasca, Richard
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Nasca, Richard
Post Polak, P.A.
Rich Nasca is a former Deputy Attorney General with the NJ Division of ABC. Rich is an experienced ABC attorney involved in a broad array of matters related to the alcoholic beverage industry.
Neal, John
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Neal, John
Walter Haverfield, LLP
Experienced in counseling companies and individuals on the intricacies of Ohio’s regulation of the liquor industry, including representation of liquor manufacturers, distributors, state liquor agencies, and retail permit holders. These services include transactional representation between buyers and sellers of liquor permits, obtaining liquor permits through the Ohio Division of Liquor Control, negotiating the transfer of permits, and litigating violations before the Ohio Liquor Control Commission and the courts. Also a big deal.
Newhart, Ryan
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Newhart, Ryan
Liquor License Sales PA-NJ, LLC - New Jersey, Liquor License Sales PA-NJ, LLC - Pennsylvania
It's an awesome experience to be part of such a knowledgeable and motivated organization. We strive to help our buyers and sellers with their liquor licensing needs, while forging great relationships! Need a liquor license in PA? We are here to help!
Newman, Cassidy
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Newman, Cassidy
Compass Group USA, Inc.
Nguyen, Kieu
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Nguyen, Kieu
Round One Entertainment, Inc
Niesen, Jennifer
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Niesen, Jennifer
Christopoulos Dickens
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O'Brien, Stephen
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O'Brien, Stephen
Mallios O'Brien & Sandground PLLC
Steve has represented hospitality industry clients before the District of Columbia Alcoholic Beverage Control Board since 1975. He maintains an active practice in litigating contested initial and renewal liquor license applications and in defending licensees on charges before the Board. Steve represents buyers and sellers in transactions involving alcoholic beverage businesses.
O'Hara, Christine
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O'Hara, Christine
Flaherty & O'Hara
Chris handles all aspects of liquor licensing, concentrating her efforts on national hotel and restaurant portfolios, transactions involving multi-unit chains, and providing general legal advice to hotel clients.
O'Hara, RJ
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O'Hara, RJ
Flaherty & O'Hara, Alliance of Alcohol Industry Attorneys and Consultants (AAIAC), Evergreen
R.J. is the president and founder of Flaherty & O'Hara, PC, one of the largest law firms in the U.S. devoted exclusively to providing legal counsel on liquor licensing and compliance and other business permits, he is the chair and founding member of The Alliance of Alcohol Industry Attorneys & Consultants (AAIAC) a national, invitation-based association of premier alcohol industry licensing and regulatory attorneys and consultants in their respective states, and principal in Evergreen, provider of cutting edge license and permit renewal services and software. The AAIAC was formed to provide a one-stop national licensing resource for state-by-state expertise. Collectively the members of the AAIAC have handled some of the largest and most sophisticated transactions involving on and off premises retail licensees in U.S. history. Evergreen was created by us, as experienced liquor licensing practitioners because none off-the-shelf alternatives was robust enough to provide a high level of satisfactory user interface.
O'Leary, Sean
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O'Leary, Sean
O'Leary Law and Policy Group, LLC
Sean O'Leary is a liquor lawyer and lobbyist. He represents retailers including those with innovative liquor concepts. And he started an Illinois grassroots movement which led to cocktails-to-go becoming law in Illinois.
O'Neill, Tim
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O'Neill, Tim
O'Neill, Heinrich, Damkroger, Bergmeyer & Shultz P.C., L.L.O.
Tim's practice is centered on business law. This practice focuses on the hospitality (restaurant and hotel) industry, real estate development and commercial lending. Related areas of his practice include mergers and acquisitions, franchising and liquor licensing. Tim enjoys spending his free time with his family. His recreational interests include hunting and golfing.
Oden, Jennifer
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Oden, Jennifer
Solomon, Saltsman & Jamieson - California
Jennifer's practice areas include land use, alcoholic beverage licensing, disciplinary actions, and other administrative matters. Ms. Oden has experience in representing clients before local and state government bodies in hearings and appeals.
Olsen, Breanna
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Olsen, Breanna
American Multi-Cinema, Inc.
Breanna Olsen, Sr. Coordinator of Alcohol Licensing has worked with AMC Theatres for the last 10 years. From working in the field to now being a part of the Licensing Department, she handles the alcohol license renewals, alcohol inquiries and new project applications for the company.
Oltyan, Chris
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Oltyan, Chris
Compliable
Chris Oltyan is a serial entrepreneur who has successfully launched over 30 software products across a wide range of industries. His experience in product development encompasses UX design, agile methodologies, and lean practices, which he has applied to great effect. As CEO of Compliable Chris helps keep the company focused on solving the complex issues around compliance and licensing.
Osborn, Jeremy
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Osborn, Jeremy
LiquorLicense.com
Jeremy Osborn, the Director of Client Relations at LiquorLicense.com, has over 20 years of industry experience in the licensing and compliance industry.
Overton, Cindy
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Overton, Cindy
Cracker Barrel Old Country Store, Inc.
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Pease, Michael
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Pease, Michael
Law Offices of Michael A. Pease, LLC
Michael represents investment groups, hotel and restaurant chains, sports and entertainment venues, manufacturers and distributors in all aspects of Federal and Connecticut alcoholic beverage licensing, compliance and enforcement actions.
Pepper, Donovan
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Pepper, Donovan
Walgreen Co.
Philson, Menerva
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Philson, Menerva
Amazon
Pinson, Rob
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Pinson, Rob
Adams and Reese, LLP
Pivarnick, Janet
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Pivarnick, Janet
Lowe's Pay & Save
Director of Alcohol for Lowe’s Grocery stores. Over 30 years in the Alcohol industry to include the past 15 years with Lowe’s.
Potts, Angelynn
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Potts, Angelynn
Paradies Lagardere
Angelynn Potts has been in the legal and healthcare industry for over 20 years. She recently received her Bachelor of Science in Health Science from Georgia Highlands College. She also holds an associate degree in nursing and microbiology from Georgia Highlands College. Her litigation background has covered medical malpractice, fraudulently coding, personal injury, biomechanics, and workers' compensation. Prior to joining Paradies Lagardere, Angelynn worked at a private consulting firm where she provided training in medical billing, medical terminology, expert witness testimony, and participated in several crash tests. Angelynn is the point of contact for all business licenses, liquor license, food, and safety licenses. Angelynn loves Georgia and her small town where she has lived with her family for the past 15 years. She enjoys spending her free time exploring with her family!
Powell, Harlan
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Powell, Harlan
Powell Junia PC
Harlan has spent his entire legal career focusing exclusively on beverage alcohol and hospitality issues. Over the past 17 years, he has represented hundreds of liquor licensees and applicants before a variety of state and local liquor control commissions, appellate bodies, and other regulatory agencies. Harlan is the firm's lead attorney with respect to the firm's litigation matters and frequently represents clients in the hospitality industry in franchise litigation, administrative law actions, appellate matters, and other business disputes.
Price, Wesley
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Price, Wesley
Murphy Oil USA Inc.
Proffitt, Brian
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Proffitt, Brian
Runco & Proffitt, PC
Brian Proffitt provides alcoholic beverage licensing and regulatory compliance advice to retailers throughout Colorado and Wyoming. Brian works with retailers to identify the proper licenses needed for their concept, obtaining those licenses, and if necessary defending his clients' rights before licensing boards. Brian lives with his wife and fellow bar member, Marlo Greer-Proffitt, and their daughters, Mackenna and Evangeline, in the Denver area.
Pulley, Rob
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Pulley, Rob
My Food and Bev Training
512-769-8622
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Raines, Karen
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Raines, Karen
Costco Wholesale Corporation
Rait, Mary
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Rait, Mary
Barnes Beverage Group
Director of Compliance
Mary Rait brings decades of experience to BBG as our Director of Compliance, where she manages the compliance team’s strategic regulatory and compliance services. Mary oversees a team that delivers on-demand compliance services to food and beverage companies that comes in on-time and on-budget.
Raquet, Andrew
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Raquet, Andrew
Go Puff
Rasnake-Bringuez, Kimberly
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Rasnake-Bringuez, Kimberly
Greenspoon Marder LLP
Kimberly Rasnake-Bringuez is a licensing and local permitting specialist in the Hospitality, Alcohol and Leisure Industry Group at Greenspoon Marder. She assists with obtaining alcohol licenses along with municipal licenses and approvals for submissions of licensing and land use.
Rauh, James
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Rauh, James
Greenspoon Marder LLP
James E. Rauh is a partner with the Hospitality, Alcohol and Leisure Industry Group at Greenspoon Marder LLP. Mr. Rauh focuses his practice on the laws governing the nightlife, hospitality and alcohol industries. He has accumulated over 10 years of experience in those practice areas, including representing hotels, restaurants and nightclubs at all levels of municipal land use and zoning approvals, along with complete licensing and permitting at the federal, state, and local levels.
Redo, Martha
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Redo, Martha
Bernstein Redo & Savitsky P.C.
Martha is a co-founder of Bernstein Redo PC with primary concentration in Alcoholic Beverage Control Law in New York City and throughout the State, representing and advising clients on licensing and compliance issues. Martha also handles various licenses issued by the NYC Department of Consumer Affairs and is responsible for the regional and national licensing matters of the firm. Her clients include hotels, supermarkets, restaurants, bars, catering establishments, cruise lines and wholesalers.
Reedy Sole, Jessica
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Reedy Sole, Jessica
BrackinSchwartz & Associates
Jessica Sole has been a TABC licensing professional for over 15 years. First working as a licensing processor at TABC, then as a paralegal with AM Law 200 firms, and most recently as a paralegal at BrackinSchwartz, Jessica has helped clients obtain liquor licenses for a variety of businesses. In addition to liquor licensing, Jessica has vast experience across Texas with lottery, tobacco, health, and food permitting along with many other types of permits. Her professionalism and enthusiasm are just two attributes that make her a vital asset to BrackinSchwartz.
Reilly, Matthew
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Reilly, Matthew
BJ's Restaurants, Inc.
Rivera, Norma
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Rivera, Norma
Red Lobster
Rocha, Marcella
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Rocha, Marcella
Circle K Stores, Inc.
Root, Mary Kay
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Root, Mary Kay
Root Consulting, Inc.
Rossi, Daniel
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Rossi, Daniel
Live Nation
Rowles, Debby
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Rowles, Debby
Sodexo Operations, LLC
Rowlett, Madeleine
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Rowlett, Madeleine
Strike Kerr & Johns
Ruess, Jacklyn
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Ruess, Jacklyn
Copliancy
An avid long distance runner with a dedication to ensuring compliance in all organizations. A professional with 15+ years in the license and compliance space and plays a key role in the day to day operations of Copliancy.
Russo, Theresa
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Russo, Theresa
Shenker Russo & Clark LLP
Theresa Russo is the CEO & Co-Managing Partner of Shenker Russo & Clark, an Alcohol Beverage Licensing and Government Affairs Law Firm. Theresa leads the Alcohol Beverage Licensing and Hospitality Law Practice, helping a wide range of hospitality clients. Over the course of her career, she has provided these legal services to restaurants, bars, hotels, caterers, cruise lines, liquor stores, wholesalers and other businesses on a broad array of alcohol law issues. Theresa has helped businesses navigate the often-complex liquor licensing process, providing her clients with peace of mind and significant savings in time and money. Theresa also works in tandem with the Firm’s Government Affairs practice helping clients obtain exemptions to the State’s Tied House and 200-foot rule laws.
Ruttenberg, Alan
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Ruttenberg, Alan
Avalara
Alan has been working in the field of business license compliance since 2013. With Avalara since 2020, he brings new business license compliance products to market with a focus on large enterprises that have complex business license needs.
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Saboor, Karen
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Saboor, Karen
Hooters of America, LLC
Sahu, Polina
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Sahu, Polina
MOD Pizza
Saisho, Seiji
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Saisho, Seiji
Live Nation
Paralegal at Live Nation
Saltzman, Matthew
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Saltzman, Matthew
Saltzman Mugan Dushoff
Matt Saltzman is the Managing Shareholder at Saltzman Mugan Dushoff, PLLC, a law firm in Las Vegas, Nevada. He has managed and developed the firm's liquor law practice into Nevada's largest liquor law practice group.
Sard, Michael
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Sard, Michael
Sard & Leff, LLC
Michael Sard is a founding member of Sard & Leff. His practice focuses on regulatory compliance issues for the hospitality and beverage alcohol industries. Mike represents alcohol industry members on all tiers including restaurateurs, hoteliers, grocers, drug stores, convenience stores, stadiums, bars, nightclubs, live entertainment venues, suppliers, importers, brokers, wholesalers, real estate developers, bankruptcy trustees property managers, trade organizations, other law firms, and government officials. Sard & Leff has been a member of NALCP since 2008 and is a Founding Member of AAIAC.
Saxe, Ryan
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Saxe, Ryan
Saltzman Mugan Dushoff
Ryan Saxe is a shareholder at the Las Vegas Law Firm of Saltzman Mugan Dushoff. He practices primarily in corporate and liquor law matters.
Sayre, Kin
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Sayre, Kin
Bowles Rice, LLP
Kin concentrates his practice in the areas of gaming and hospitality, tax, commercial and government relations. Kin was recognized by his colleagues in West Virginia in 2016 and 2012 as Best Lawyers' Lawyer of the Year for Controversy and Litigation and Tax. Kin also is recognized as a leader in matters before the West Virginia Alcohol Beverage Control Administration and West Virginia Lottery Commission.
Schad, Melissa
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Schad, Melissa
Avalara
Melissa has nearly 20 years experience in the licensing and property tax compliance industry, coming from CSC and PowerPlan. She is a member of the Institute for Professionals in Taxation and on the committee for the CMD Ad Valorem Tax Conference. She has consulting and managed service experience in license applications and renewals, as well as project management experience in licensing workflow process and automation engagements. She holds a PMP certification and a Masters in Organizational Leadership. She also has 2 teenagers who love travel and adventure as much as she does. She currently resides in San Diego, CA.
Schaeffer, Erik
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Schaeffer, Erik
Fintech
As the Regulatory Affairs Manager, Erik utilizes his years of hospitality experience working closely with suppliers and wholesalers along with tracking legislation and regulatory changes to serve as a resource for regulatory information.
Schelstraete, Peter
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Schelstraete, Peter
SCHELSTRAETE LAW OFFICES
Born in Chicago Illinois - Attended Doane College Crete Nebraska - Political Science and Accounting - Licensed CPA in Illinois - Attended Arizona State University Law School - Practice Serving the Arizona Liquor Industry for over 25 Years
Schmidt, Emily
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Schmidt, Emily
Go Puff
Schmidt, Vicki
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Schmidt, Vicki
Ortale Kelley Law Firm
Vicki Schmidt has 16+ years experience as a Licensing Paralegal in getting beer and liquor to the people! She assists the firm’s clients with numerous applications and inspections with state and local agencies for beer, business and liquor licensing matters for restaurants, hotels, distilleries, event venues, and retail package liquor stores throughout the south. When not running around to timely get licenses for clients, she can be found running marathons around the U.S.
Schmidt-Flores, Sara
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Schmidt-Flores, Sara
Amy Harrison Consulting
Having started my career in the Texas Legislature, I specialize in bringing southern hospitality, and an acquired understanding of local government and alcohol policy to my clients and their business.
Schmitt, Michael
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Schmitt, Michael
Ortale Kelley Law Firm
Mickey has experience with the firm since 2007 in alcoholic beverage, civil defense litigation, corporate regulatory matters, and associated licensing for same. He can be found being a Master of Mixology of drinks when not licensing for clients.
Schoenthal, Laura
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Schoenthal, Laura
Griffith & Hughes PLLC
Legal Assistant and Licensing Specialist
Schrecengost, Leanne
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Schrecengost, Leanne
Royston, Mueller, McLean & Reid, LLP
Leanne's practice includes all areas of alcoholic beverage licensing. In addition to providing application preparation, renewal preparation and representation at local hearings, her practice includes advising clients on corporate structuring.
Schroeder Edwards, Laine
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Schroeder Edwards, Laine
PermitPros, LLC
With over 20 years in the legal and licensing industry, Laine founded Permit Pros offering Licensing Consulting Services, staffing options and a new competitive and customizable Licensing Tracking System adaptable to any industry.
Schroff, Amy
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Schroff, Amy
Lewkowitz Law Office, PLC
Amy (and Celia!) work primarily on liquor license matters, including review, completion, and filing of all state and local jurisdiction applications and supporting documents. Amy is known by clients and licensing staff for her attention to detail, organizational skills and always-cheerful personality. Everyone looks forward to Tuesdays when Amy brings her daughter Madison to work. Andrea and Jerry appreciate everything about Amy!
Schwartz, Marcus
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Schwartz, Marcus
BrackinSchwartz & Associates
Marcus focuses his practice on the Texas food and beverage industry before Texas locales, the TABC, and the TTB. His clients include hotels/resorts, entertainment establishments, airport lounges, grocery stores, college campuses, stadiums, restaurants and bars, alcohol delivery companies, convenience stores, and various other general retail entities as well as distributors, wholesalers, breweries, wineries, and distilleries. He is well versed in compliance, enforcement, zoning, and licensing matters that affect alcohol sales in TX.
Scott, Amanda
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Scott, Amanda
Ken Allen & Associates, LLC
Amanda has extensive experience with administrative and regulatory law, dealing largely with alcohol licensing and violations. She is an associate with Ken Allen who has over 30 years of statewide alcohol licensing experience. Ken Allen & Associates is the only firm in the state dedicated exclusively to alcohol licensing. A native of Jacksonville, Florida, Amanda attended the University of Florida (B.S. 2002) and Cumberland School of Law, Samford University (J.D. 2005).
Shannon, Deborah
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Shannon, Deborah
CHUY'S OPCO INC.
Sheridan, Dianne
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Sheridan, Dianne
Saltzman Mugan Dushoff, PLLC
Dianne Sheridan has been working for over 20 years to help the Firm's clients obtain liquor licenses, and works with the Firm's attorneys to manage officer, ownership and key employee changes in all Nevada licensing jurisdictions.
Sherman, Doug
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Sherman, Doug
Post Polak, P.A.
Doug Sherman is the head of the alcoholic beverage practice team. He provides counsel with respect to the rules and laws governing the distribution, sale and service of alcoholic beverages and the purchase, sale and transfer of liquor licenses.
Shiffrin, Cat
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Shiffrin, Cat
Whole Foods Market
Silsby, Melissa
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Silsby, Melissa
Sprouts Farmers Market
Sprouts Farmers Market are farmers market style grocery stores that sell fresh produce, dairy, frozen, meat, seafood, bakery, deli, bulk, vitamins, body care, house hold products, beer and wine. Currently operating 350+ stores in 23 States nationwide!
Singleton, Teri
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Singleton, Teri
TGI Fridays
Skloda, James
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Skloda, James
Casey's General Stores, Inc.
Smith, Joshua
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Smith, Joshua
CVS Health
Smith, Sherri
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Smith, Sherri
Dave & Busters, Inc.
Executive Administrative Assistant, Legal Department, Dave & Buster's Entertainment, Inc. I have been part of the licensing world since 2006, when I joined the Legal team at Dave & Buster's. My role has evolved into M.O.M. (Madame Operations Manager) for the Team.
Sonnamaker, Lauren
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Sonnamaker, Lauren
BW Gas & Convenience Retail, LLC
Sparks, Lindsay
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Sparks, Lindsay
Flynn Restaurant Group
Licensing Specialist
Licensing Specialist at Flynn Restaurant Group responsible for all licensing requirements in various states for all 6 brands which include Applebee's, Arby's, Panera, Pizza Hut, Taco Bell and Wendy's.
Spiropoulos, Ellen
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Spiropoulos, Ellen
Phillips Murrah PC
Ellen assists local and national businesses in all areas of the retail, restaurant, and hospitality industry to obtain Oklahoma food/alcoholic beverage licenses as well as any related formation, leasing, zoning, compliance or enforcement issues.
Spivey, Jenna
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Spivey, Jenna
Solomon, Saltsman & Jamieson
Stahl, Kimberly
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Stahl, Kimberly
Troon
Sr. Compliance Analyst for Troon
Stalcup, Michelle
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Stalcup, Michelle
Bloomin' Brands, Inc.
Stapen, Adam
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Stapen, Adam
Dill Dill Carr Stonbraker & Hutchings P.C.
Adam concentrates his practice primarily in federal and state alcohol beverage licensing, hospitality law, real estate and related commercial matters. He represents all three tiers of the alcohol industry throughout the State of Colorado in securing and protecting their liquor licenses, navigating regulatory and land use issues, in the negotiation and drafting of commercial and real estate transactions, and in the purchase and sale of their businesses.
Starns, Jessica
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Starns, Jessica
Starns Kenny & Easterling, LLC
Jessica Starns served as Executive Counsel for the Louisiana Office of Alcohol & Tobacco Control from 2009 to 2016. She launched her private sector law practice in 2016. Jessica is also a registered Louisiana lobbyist. www.SKELAWLA.com
Stone, Erin
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Stone, Erin
YORK HOWELL, Attorneys at Law
Erin Stone specializes in navigating Utah's unique liquor licensing landscape. With well established relationships with the DABS and municipalities, she can help clients with all licensing needs. Erin practices corporate law including corporate structuring and mergers and acquisitions.
Stringer, Karen
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Stringer, Karen
Sage Hospitality Group, LLC
Szwader, Kathy
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Szwader, Kathy
PrintScan Fingerprinting
New York
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Takeuchi, Steven
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Takeuchi, Steven
Round One Entertainment, Inc
Tarkoff, Michael
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Tarkoff, Michael
Greenspoon Marder LLP
Michael Tarkoff is a complex alcohol Regulatory Consultant, assisting primarily with administrative litigation and compliance matters. He also has extensive experience with trade practice compliance surveys and related due diligence regulatory analysis and communications with various state agencies. Mr. Tarkoff draws on his varied background and experience having served as a Florida Parole and Probation Supervisor and an instructor at trial advocacy workshops.
Teague, Patrick
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Teague, Patrick
SSP America, Inc.
Associate General Counsel, Brands & Technology at SSP America. Lives and works in New Orleans, LA.
Tefft, Roger
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Tefft, Roger
Alterra Mountain Company
Corporate Counsel at Alterra Mountain Company, advising our family of unique mountain resorts on all aspects of alcohol beverage licensing, compliance, marketing, and trade practices. Former Senior Counsel at Live Nation Entertainment/House of Blues, and former Vice President of Legal Affairs at Mimi's Cafe Restaurants.
Terminello, Louis
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Terminello, Louis
Greenspoon Marder LLP
Louis J. Terminello is Chair of the Hospitality, Alcohol and Leisure Industry Group and member of the Firm Management Committee at Greenspoon Marder LLP. He concentrates his practice on administrative law and providing legal services to all tiers of the alcohol beverage industry, including retailers, suppliers and wholesalers. He handles a wide array of transactional, civil, criminal, and administrative matters for hotels, restaurants, bars, nightclubs and package stores.
Terpening, Katja
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Terpening, Katja
Lidl US, LLC
Thomas, Monica
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Thomas, Monica
Avalara
Tolsdorf, Bea
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Tolsdorf, Bea
Balch & Bingham LLP
Tomaszewski, William
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Tomaszewski, William
Wine.com
Townzen, Rebecca
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Townzen, Rebecca
7-Eleven, Inc.
Travis, Tana
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Travis, Tana
Griffith & Hughes PLLC
Prior to joining Griffith & Hughes, Tana worked for the Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission (TABC) for 32 years beginning her career as an enforcement agent, advancing to the rank of Lieutenant, and then transitioning to Licensing Supervisor. Tana has vast experience in Texas state liquor regulation and is a subject matter expert not only on enforcement and licensing related issues, but also marketing practice and compliance related issues that businesses in the alcohol industry often face. She has extensive experience dealing with local and state officials working towards getting businesses up and running and ensuring they are responsible, successful, permit holders in Texas. Our firm deals with all tiers of the industry in Texas and with TTB.
Trexler, Michal
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Trexler, Michal
Liquor License Sales PA-NJ, LLC - New Jersey; Liquor License Sales PA-NJ, LLC - Pennsylvania
I have been with Liquor License Sales PA NJ since 2016. Ever learning, ever growing! Fortunate to have a great mentor & boss, great folks to work with as well as the opportunity to be part of this organization!
Tringali, Maria
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Tringali, Maria
Avalara
Maria is a business licensing and sales-tax compliance specialist with Avalara. She helps Avalara teams and businesses better understand how laws may apply to them, and how to improve compliance across the organization. She is a big proponent of leveraging partner expertise and technology to improve efficiencies and accuracy, as well as how to get and remain compliant.
Tulgetske, Brandy
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Tulgetske, Brandy
Liquor License Sales PA/NJ
Administrative Assistant, Sales & Sales Support
I joined Liquor License Sales PA NJ in November 2021. I have learned a great deal from the supportive and knowledgeable staff. Not just about how to sell a liquor license in PA and New Jersey, but also about the kind of service that makes our clients keep coming back for all their liquor license needs!
Turk, Wendy
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Turk, Wendy
Fintech
As the Director of Regulatory Affairs for Fintech, Wendy maintains relationships with regulators across the country, tracks legislation and regulatory changes, and serves as an on-demand resource for regulatory information and resources.
Turnier, Arianne
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Turnier, Arianne
CSC License Pro
Arianne is strong supporter of NALCP's growth over the past 15 years and has been awarded NALCP's "Most Valuable Associate Member". As the Product Director for License Pro and LicenseHQ, she helps license and compliance professionals create more control and efficiencies around their compliance processes, delivering industry leading technology and tools.
Tyler, Debra
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Tyler, Debra
Phillips Murrah PC
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Udan, Celina
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Udan, Celina
American Multi-Cinema, Inc.
Ulatowski, Jason
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Ulatowski, Jason
Delaware North
Unangst, Liz
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Unangst, Liz
Liquor License Sales PA-NJ, LLC - New Jersey, Liquor License Sales PA-NJ, LLC - Pennsylvania
I have been with the company since day 1. My area of expertise within the company is after the sale, to keep everything moving towards a closing I work closely with buyers and sellers to keep them infomed as to the progress of the sale. I also work closely with Richs on a daily basis.
Untalan, Marjorie
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Untalan, Marjorie
Earl Enterprises
We Are Earl Enterprises. Earl Enterprises builds on its past successes in defining ambitious goals for the future. Earl Enterprises bring together the power of people, services and creative genius to build innovative sustainable companies that guests can enjoy today and in the future through our diversified brand portfolio. Earl Enterprises is growing as a leader in the field of entertainment, leisure, tourism, hotel, and restaurant consultant services.
Upton, Andrew
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Upton, Andrew
Upton, Connell & Devlin, LLP
If you have enjoyed an adult beverage in Massachusetts, chances are you have been to an establishment where we have worked on their liquor licensing issues. From Internationally-known hotels to "celebrity chef" restaurants, to casual family dining.
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Valley, Joseph
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Valley, Joseph
Earl Enterprises
We Are Earl Enterprises. Earl Enterprises builds on its past successes in defining ambitious goals for the future. Earl Enterprises bring together the power of people, services and creative genius to build innovative sustainable companies that guests can enjoy today and in the future through our diversified brand portfolio. Earl Enterprises is growing as a leader in the field of entertainment, leisure, tourism, hotel, and restaurant consultant services.
Van Valkenburg, Amanda
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Van Valkenburg, Amanda
MOD Pizza
Vasquez, Dean
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Vasquez, Dean
Copliancy
Volz, Michael
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Volz, Michael
MOD Pizza
Senior Director of Legal, MOD Pizza
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Washington, Norris
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Washington, Norris
Flynn Restaurant Group
Norris is the Sr Director of Licensing for Flynn Restaurant Group with 20+ years of experience with national licensing and regulatory compliance in the Gaming, Financial Services, Club Leisure and Hospitality industries. High level of technical and working knowledge of best practices and industry standards regarding operational and liquor licensure laws, policies and procedures on Federal, State and local levels.
Wentling, Laura
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Wentling, Laura
Ready Training, Inc
Westhaus, Terra
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Westhaus, Terra
Hyatt
Solution-oriented Regulatory Compliance Paralegal with over 15 years experience managing licensing projects, specializing in the hotel, alcoholic beverage and hospitality industries. Support licensing and permitting for hotels and provide operations-related legal support for hotel transitions and vendor contract review. Work directly with Business and Hotel teams, as well as outside counsel, and work cross-functionally with Corporate Data, Finance, and Operations teams. Work with Environmental Compliance Group to maintain hotel environmental data tracking system.
White, Jonny
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White, Jonny
My Food and Bev Training
Williams, Lorene
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Williams, Lorene
Brydon, Swearengen & England
Over 20 years of experience as a Paralegal with Brydon, Swearengen & England with extensive work in liquor licensing. Associate Member of the NALCP since 2006.
Wills, Bonnie
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Wills, Bonnie
Gerald Franklin Agency, Inc.
Wong, Jeannette
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Wong, Jeannette
World Market, LLC
Wooten, Ashley
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Wooten, Ashley
Maynard Nexsen - North Carolina, Maynard Nexsen - South Carolina
East Carolina University - 1995
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Yamaguchi, Kristina
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Yamaguchi, Kristina
Snooze an A.M. Eatery
Yohey, Alissa
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Yohey, Alissa
Yohey Law PLLC
Alissa Yohey is the founder of Yohey Law PC, which focuses on alcohol beverage licensing, hospitality law, corporate law and real estate law. Alissa represents hospitality clients on a broad array of legal matters including licensing and permitting.
Yruela, Giovanni
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Yruela, Giovanni
Earl Enterprises
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Zohn, David
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Zohn, David
Burns and Bouchard, Inc.