Emily O'Connor

Emily O. Vaisa


Direct:  216.928.2909
Fax:  216.916.2419


Focus Areas


  • Indiana University Maurer School of Law, J.D., 2015
    • Sherman Minton Moot Court Competition (Quarterfinalist and Recipient of Oral Advocacy Honors and Brief Writing Honors, 2013-2014)
    • Order of the Barristers
  • University of Michigan, B.A., 2009

Licensed to Practice

  • Ohio
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Ohio


Emily is an associate in the Hospitality and Liquor Control and Business Services practice groups. She focuses her practice on Ohio state and federal liquor permit licensing. She also represents liquor permit holders in proceedings before the Ohio Liquor Commission.

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  • Processes new liquor permit applications with the Ohio Division of Liquor Control.
  • Represents liquor permit holders in proceedings before the Ohio Liquor Commission.
  • Assists breweries with federal brewer’s notices and the state application process
  • Prepares applications for COLAs and formula approvals with TTB for brewery clients
  • Provides guidance to restaurant and brewery clients on tied house issues.

Recent Articles


  • Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association


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