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.