The Benson Hotel
309 SW Broadway
Portland, OR 97205
Representing a wide range of manufacturers, importers, and retailers, both in the U.S. and abroad, we are experienced in areas including:
Represented a famous American beverage company regarding an agreement to sell its entire wine portfolio of well-known brands and vineyards to the world’s largest wine producer, a transaction ranked among the wine industry’s largest.
Represented a publicly traded multinational restaurant operator in its acquisition of a 40 percent interest in a U.S. better-burger chain for approximately $100 million.
Successfully defended an international Mexican QSR chain in a seminal wage and hour class action brought on behalf of over 3,000 current and former restaurant managers and assistant managers.
Team members have been recognized by Chambers USA, Food & Beverages: Alcohol National, Super Lawyers, Rising Stars – Northern California and Best Lawyers in America, Food and Beverage Law.
Practice co-leader Anna Graves is Chair of the UCLA Extension Restaurant Industry Conference held in Los Angeles each spring.
Practice partner James Seff created and chaired for 20+ years CLE International’s two-day Wine, Beer & Spirits Law Conference.