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Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP

Food & Beverages: Alcohol

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What the team is known for

Draws on significant capabilities, notably in wine law, when advising on regulatory investigations, commercial disputes and representing clients during negotiations with state and federal agencies. Expertise stretches to compliance, licensing and labeling issues for US-based and international clients. Fields additional strength in trademark and IP matters within the alcoholic beverage space. Represents an enviable roster of clients including major companies that distribute luxury alcohol brands.

Strengths

Commentators state: "The team as a whole is very professional, knowledgeable and effective in their work. Their depth of subject matter knowledge and problem-solving skills and abilities are particular strengths."

Sources also note: "This firm is extremely knowledgeable and they take the time to fully understand our business."

A third remarks: "As an in-house counsel, they give me incredible confidence that they 'have my back'."

Work highlights

Advising Instacart on negotiations with state regulators to obtain formal approval of Instacart's business models across a range of jurisdictions.

Notable practitioners

Carrie Bonnington is considered a prominent presence in the alcohol beverage sector and advises on regulatory compliance, trade practice matters and contractual issues.
"Carrie is stellar. She is responsive, thoughtful, prompt, knowledgeable and professional." "She is really sharp, she stays abreast of what's going on in the industry and she's seen as a leader."

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Food & Beverages: Alcohol

Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP

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Location

4 Embarcadero Center

22nd Floor

San Francisco

California

USA

CA 94111-5998

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Food & Beverages: Alcohol


Carrie Bonnington
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