Walter | Haverfield has maintained one of Ohio’s leading hospitality and liquor control practices for more than a decade. Our group routinely navigates Ohio’s complex alcohol regulations, including new and transferred permits through the Ohio Division of Liquor Control. We have extensive experience with the Ohio Liquor Commission, the contractual protections of liquor permit rights, and associated federal licensing through the Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau.
Walter | Haverfield further provides a wide range of services to alcoholic beverage businesses that require comprehensive legal counsel in areas beyond liquor licenses, such as:
Formation and funding of start-ups
We assist clients in engaging new investors, negotiating leases and formulating tax strategies. Day-to-day employment law issues often emerge as well, leaving clients threatened by litigation. Walter | Haverfield has extensive experience in these areas, making the firm uniquely equipped to help clients that range from single location shops to national chains.