Industries Served

Restaurant, Food & Beverage

Representative Matters

  • Clear brands and prosecute trademark applications for restaurants, wineries and other food and beverage companies to ensure brand integrity 
  • Represent Hispanic seasoning company in sponsorship agreement with MLB team; represent restaurant group in sponsorship agreement with NHL team
  • Represent purchaser of hundred site restaurant chain; represent restaurant group in acquisition financing term loan and line of credit facility
  • Drafted promotional contest rules and assisted in structuring a legally-compliant promotional contest for a restaurant chain.
  • Represent a prominent celebrity restaurant in a wage and hour class action, prosecution of trademark violations, and general employment matters
  • Negotiate lease agreements for single unit and multiunit restaurants, as well as resolve lease disputes
  • Advise investors in restaurants and serve as finance counsel for restaurant operators
  • Clear and prosecute trademark protections for restaurants to ensure brand integrity
  • Resolve several disputes between co-owners of restaurants, including dissolution of corporations and LLCs, and settling real estate and business operations issues
  • Trademark clearance and prosecution for a wine company
  • Successfully resolved dispute between minority shareholder/member and officer of two corporations and a limited liability company through action for dissolution that resulted in mediated multi-million dollar buy-out agreement
  • Successfully resolved action by former shareholder of corporation claiming interest in real property acquired by shareholders for benefit of the corporation, but held in their individual names. Obtained agreement by former shareholder to deed and release any interest in real property to the corporation
  • Obtained emergency (ex parte) seizure order in federal court trademark infringement action on behalf of leading food manufacturer 
  • Represented an international restaurant company in lease disputes across the U.S.
  • Represented franchisors against non-complying franchisees; leasing and construction issues  
  • Advise investors in restaurants and serve as finance counsel for restaurant operators

For more information as to the services we provide, please contact Rachel Wilkes Barchie, Joel Weinstein or visit our Restaurant, Food & Beverage Law Group page.

Greenberg Glusker attorneys live and eat in Los Angeles, and at times, restaurants are where we like to conduct business. We have represented a variety of restaurant owners and investors, including such Southern California eateries as:

  • Ammo
  • Cheesecake Factory
  • Farm Shop at the Brentwood Country Mart
  • Habibi Cafe
  • Jacopo's Beverly Hills
  • Leeann Chin
  • Mandarin Express
  • Mr. Chow
  • Musso & Frank
  • Pacific Palms/Red Restaurant
  • Perch
  • Pick Up Stix
  • Tender Greens
  • Toscana
  • Tse Yang
  • Vertical Wine Bistro

We have also represented food suppliers, manufacturers, and other related entities including:

  • American Fruits & Flavors 
  • Certi-Fresh
  • Coast Packing
  • Culver Dairy 
  • First Class Foods 
  • Killer Shrimp 
  • Nutiva
  • Pacific Trellis Fruit
  • Southern Fresh Produce and Provisions 
  • Sugar Foods 
  • Uoriki Fresh, Inc.
  • Western Fish Company 
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