Department of Alcoholic Beverages and Liquor Control

We represent restaurants, hotels, and nightclubs in obtaining licenses to serve alcoholic beverages and operating compliant businesses. We provide strategic planning with respect to tied house issues and interface with the Department of Alcoholic Beverages and Liquor Control Commissions throughout the United States.

Firm Highlights

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Farella Defeats Builder's Risk Insurer's Defense in Lawsuit Brought on Behalf of Webcor-Obayashi Joint Venture

SAN FRANCISCO, August 5, 2020: Farella Braun + Martel has obtained a favorable ruling from the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California granting partial summary motion and clarifying a legal doctrine...

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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Insights and Resources

The spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19) is causing disruption throughout the US that we have not seen in generations. Governmental entities, academia, and the private sector are working diligently to contain COVID-19 while it...

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City of Morgan Hill Defeats NRA Challenge, Secures Victory for Local Gun Safety Law

SAN FRANCISCO, August 5, 2020: Farella Braun + Martel, as co-counsel with Giffords Law Center to Prevent Gun Violence, successfully defended the City of Morgan Hill in a lawsuit challenging its local ordinance requiring...

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Treasury Grants Relief to Opportunity Zone Investors in Light of Coronavirus Pandemic

The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act created opportunity zones as an economic development tool to stimulate investments in distressed communities. This tool extends tax advantages to investors in qualified opportunity funds, provided compliance with...

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LSI's PFAS Contamination and Regulation in California Virtual Conference

Sarah Bell will be speaking at LSI's virtual conference on PFAS Contamination and Regulation in California live webinar, "PFAS and Hazardous Materials Cleanup Laws." Details: CWA violations, CERCLA designations, and NRD claims as potential game...

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Insurance Dispute Resolution - Real Estate Webinar Series

Amy Briggs, will speak on "Insurance Disputes and Challenges" at our Real Estate Webinar Series.  Businesses have filed claims seeking recovery help under their insurance policies due to various governmental closure orders arising from...

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Breaking up the Patent Monopoly for the Benefit of Batteries

The patent monopoly is at odds with the global need for battery storage technology. As the world mobilizes towards climate change solutions, companies with battery patents will face increasing pressure to share this critical...

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How Grape Growers Can Protect Their Interests When a Winery Approaches Insolvency

A lot goes into the making of great wine, and when a winery becomes financially unstable, there are multiple competing interests that need to be satisfied, including the banks that provide the winery with...

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Landlord-Tenant Dispute Resolution - Real Estate Webinar Series

Tony Schoenberg, will speak on "Landlord-Tenant Disputes and Challenges" at our Real Estate Webinar Series.  The laws governing landlord-tenant relationships are complicated. Understanding your rights and legal obligations will help you protect yourself, your...

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Farella’s Raymond Sheen Elected Fellow of American College of Coverage Counsel

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