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Attorney Brian Heinze Joins Our Firm

Brian is an Attorney working in all facets of the firm, with a focus on beverage alcohol and corpora..

01-Nov-2016 Read More

Taylor Harper Featured in Georgia State Law Magazine

Attorney Taylor Harper is featured in the Fall 2016 issue of the Georgia State Law alumni magazine f..

17-Oct-2016 Read More

R&D Tax Credit Helps Brewers Expand Their Product

"Any time you mention getting money back it is of interest to any business owner. But this R&D..

23-Sep-2016 Read More

Attorney Taylor Harper Featured in AJC's Living Intown Article for "Daring to Dream"

READ HERE (/DTH AJC Sept 2016 Living Intown Article.PDF) ..

14-Sep-2016 Read More

Beer Named After One of the Firm's Alcoholic Beverage Practice Attorneys

Firm attorney Taylor Harper was recently honored with a namesake beer. "It was very exciting to..

01-Sep-2016 Read More

Attorney Lisa Harper Discussing New Overtime Rules and Regs with Macon Restaurateurs

"It was great to meet the Macon restaurateurs attending the (Georgia Restaurant Association) (http:/..

24-Aug-2016 Read More

Overtime Regulations Seminar for Macon Area Restaurants

Hear from Lisa Harper of Taylor, Feil, Harper, Lumsden & Hess PC on how the recent changes in th..

05-Aug-2016 Read More

Attorney Lisa Harper helps seminar attendees prepare for wage & hour law changes

Taylor Feil Harper Lumsden & Hess attorney Lisa Harper spoke at a recent Georgia R..

15-Jul-2016 Read More

Attorney Taylor Harper Talks Beer with Creative Loafing

http://clatl.com/atlanta/first-draft-with-taylor-harper/Content?oid=17264504..

13-Jun-2016 Read More

New Overtime Rules Go Into Effect December 1, 2016

The Department of Labor says new overtime rules will go into effect December 1, 2016. Employees..

19-May-2016 Read More

Craft Beer Lawyer Taylor Harper performs at Punchline Comedy Club on May 16.

We congratulate Attorney Taylor Harper on his dual roles - craft beer lawyer and stand-up com..

18-May-2016 Read More

Lawsuit against AB-InBev

http://beerstreetjournal.com/man-files-class-action-lawsuit-over-leffe/..

16-Apr-2016 Read More

Kennesaw Beer/Wine Restrictions Eased

http://www.ajc.com/news/news/local/kennesaw-beer-wine-restrictions-eased/nq4zS/..

15-Apr-2016 Read More

Sandy Springs approves brewpub growler sales

http://www.ajc.com/news/news/local/sandy-springs-approves-brewpub-growler-sales/nq2Lm/..

07-Apr-2016 Read More

Why Did People Stop Saying “Micro-Brew” And Start Calling It “Craft Beer”?

http://www.foodrepublic.com/2016/04/04/why-did-people-stop-saying-micro-brew-and-start-calling-it-cr..

06-Apr-2016 Read More

Dougherty Co. commissioners consider changes to liquor law

http://www.wtvm.com/story/31583802/dougherty-co-commissioners-consider-changes-to-liquor-law..

30-Mar-2016 Read More

Attorney Taylor Harper lectures at Yale Law School on the complexities of beverage-alcohol law.

http://georgiacraftbeerlawyer.com/2016/02/25/beer-law-at-yale-law-school/..

29-Feb-2016 Read More

Georgia Craft Breweries Want To Sell You Beer

http://www.gpb.org/news/2016/02/12/georgia-craft-breweries-want-sell-you-beer..

12-Feb-2016 Read More

Creature Comforts Hires Three More Execs

“Athens, GA – Creature Comforts Brewing Company recently appointed three pivotal team ad..

08-Feb-2016 Read More

Roswell Brewery Abbey of the Holy Goats Set to Open in February

Read more here: http://clatl.com/atlanta/first-draft-with-kathy-davis/Content?oid=16899728..

05-Feb-2016 Read More

Georgia's "Brunch Bill" Back On The Table

“Sunday morning mimosas may be on the menu for Georgians if a new bill proposed to the Georgia..

03-Feb-2016 Read More

Coastal Empire Beer Co. Expands Distribution to Florida

“Savannah, GA – Georgia-based Coastal Empire Beer Co has partnered with Cavalie..

30-Jan-2016 Read More

Alabama Bill Supporting Small Brewers

“Congressional leaders in Alabama have nearly finished writing a bill that would change many o..

28-Jan-2016 Read More

Brewery Injuries on the Rise

Brewery injuries reported to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) have been on the rise the last fou..

25-Jan-2016 Read More

Mississippi Craft Beer Attorney Matthew McLaughlin Fighting the Good Fight

“Hoping to update state laws governing the sale of alcohol, the Mississippi Brewers Guild is i..

25-Jan-2016 Read More

Hard Cider Definition Altered

A provision included in the tax extenders legislation passed by Congress broadened the definition of..

23-Jan-2016 Read More

TTB Ingredient Exemption Petition Approved

In response to a second Brewers Association request to the Tax and Trade Bureau regarding formula ex..

23-Jan-2016 Read More

Alabama Eyes Direct Sales

http://www.brewbound.com/news/last-call-alabama-eyes-direct-sales-pyramid-closes-walnut-creek-alehou..

19-Jan-2016 Read More

Athens Considers Resolution in Support of Breweries

http://onlineathens.com/breaking-news/2016-01-11/athens-downtown-development-authority-consider-brew..

12-Jan-2016 Read More

Red Hare Brewing Completes Expansion

http://www.brewbound.com/news/red-hare-brewing-completes-expansion-taproom-renovations..

08-Jan-2016 Read More

Firm Welcomes Diane Baker, Kevin Walsh and Chase Scott to Our Growing Practice

As part of our continuing effort to meet the growing needs of our clients, Taylor, Feil, Harper, Lum..

07-Jan-2016 Read More

Georgia Senate President Pro Tem Urges Withdrawal of Craft Beer Bulletin

http://www.tfhlegal.com/Admin/www.politics.blog.ajc.com/2015/12/30/david-shafer-urges-revenue-commis..

31-Dec-2015 Read More

Pease Testifies on Mega-Beer Merger

https://www.brewersassociation.org/current-issues/ba-ceo-bob-pease-testifies-on-abisab-miller-merger..

10-Dec-2015 Read More

House Speaker Ralston Calls on Revenue Department to Reverse Bulletin

http://www.ajc.com/news/news/state-regional-govt-politics/ralston-calls-on-state-to-reverse-craft-br..

09-Dec-2015 Read More

Water, Ingredients, and Distribution – Oh My!

http://www.eater.com/2015/10/15/9525239/craft-beer-problems#?utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitte..

08-Dec-2015 Read More

Great Op-Ed in AJC by Brooks Binder on Regulatory Reform

http://www.myajc.com/news/news/opinion/brewery-rules-slap-small-business/npbFG/..

04-Dec-2015 Read More

More Breweries Now Than Ever

http://www.brewbound.com/news/2015/total-number-of-u-s-breweries-hits-4144?utm_source=Brewbound&..

03-Dec-2015 Read More

The Future of “Craft”

http://www.burlingtonfreepress.com/story/life/food/2015/11/27/craft-beer-business-not-charity/761003..

30-Nov-2015 Read More

Constellation to Acquire Ballast Point for $1 Billion (Yes, That’s With a “B”)

http://www.brewbound.com/news/constellation-to-acquire-ballast-point-for-1-billion..

16-Nov-2015 Read More

Two states looking to revise their alcohol laws to promote the craft beverage industry. Where's Geor

New York: http://www.mytwintiers.com/news/local-news/state-looking-to-revise-new-york-states-alcoh..

15-Nov-2015 Read More

Beer Bill Notice Baffles Breweries

http://businessinsavannah.com/bis/2015-10-29/beer-bill-notice-baffles-breweries#..

30-Oct-2015 Read More

Sully Talks Beer With State Rep Scot Turner

http://m.640wgst.com/onair/the-sully-show-54179/sully-talks-to-state-rep-scot-13996087..

02-Oct-2015 Read More

Changes Could Cost Craft Breweries Thousands

http://www.wsbtv.com/news/news/local/changes-state-rules-could-cost-craft-breweries-tho/nnrhS/..

01-Oct-2015 Read More

DOR Tightens SB 63 Regulations

http://clatl.com/omnivore/archives/2015/09/29/georgia-department-of-revenue-tightens-sb-63-regulatio..

29-Sep-2015 Read More

Foothills Brewing Expands Into Georgia

http://wfdd.org/post/foothills-brewing-announces-georgia-expansion..

22-Sep-2015 Read More

Craft Brewers Accept Law But Feel Constrained

http://onlineathens.com/mobile/2015-09-20/tap-dance-craft-brewers-accept-law-feel-constrained..

21-Sep-2015 Read More

Craft Brewers Weigh In on AB InBev Planned Takeover of SABMiller

http://www.brewbound.com/news/2015/craft-brewers-weigh-in-on-a-b-inbevs-planned-takeover-of-sabmille..

19-Sep-2015 Read More

Deep Ellum Sues Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission

http://www.brewbound.com/news/deep-ellum-sues-texas-over-archaic-law..

17-Sep-2015 Read More

Georgia Breweries Discuss Impact of New Law

http://www.myajc.com/news/entertainment/dining/georgia-breweries-embrace-new-law-increase-options/nn..

14-Sep-2015 Read More

Wicked Weed Comes to Atlanta

http://beerstreetjournal.com/wicked-weed-brewing-to-distribute-to-atlanta/..

14-Sep-2015 Read More

Brew Hub and The Future of Brewing

http://www.marketwatch.com/story/this-company-is-helping-craft-brewers-beat-the-beer-giants-2015-09-..

11-Sep-2015 Read More

The Wine Industry Isn’t Interested In Copying Craft Brewers

http://www.businessinsider.com/traditional-beer-companies-are-copying-craft-brewers-but-the-wine-ind..

11-Sep-2015 Read More

MillerCoors Acquires Majority Interest in Saint Archer Brewing

http://www.brewbound.com/news/2015/millercoors-acquires-majority-interest-in-saint-archer-brewing-co..

10-Sep-2015 Read More

Tax Reform and Other Items Discussed at Beer Institute Meeting

http://www.brewbound.com/news/2015/tax-reform-fda-menu-labeling-requirements-discussed-at-beer-insti..

10-Sep-2015 Read More

Craft Beer Capital Strategies: Expansion, Grow Distribution

http://www.craftbrewingbusiness.com/business-marketing/craft-beer-capital-strategies-expansion-distr..

03-Sep-2015 Read More

Class action suit against Tito’s Vodka put on hold.

A California federal judge has put a class action suit against Tito’s Handmade Vodka producer ..

23-Mar-2015 Read More

Lawsuit claims high level of arsenic in some wines.

http://www.cbsnews.com/news/lawsuit-claims-high-levels-arsenic-found-some-california-made-wines/..

23-Mar-2015 Read More

Georgia House passes Sunday brunch bill.

http://www.bizjournals.com/atlanta/blog/capitol_vision/2015/03/georgia-house-oks-sunday-brunch-bill...

17-Mar-2015 Read More

Powdered alcohol faces hurdles.

http://www.gpb.org/news/2015/03/12/powdered-alcohol-faces-hurdles-after-regulatory-approval..

17-Mar-2015 Read More

Wal-Mart pressing Texas Legislature to let it sell liquor

http://bizbeatblog.dallasnews.com/2015/01/wal-mart-pressing-texas-legislature-to-let-it-sell-liquor...

21-Jan-2015 Read More

The BEER Act comes on the heels of the Small BREW Act

http://www.brewbound.com/news/2015/newest-beer-institute-backed-bill-expected-coming-weeks?utm_sourc..

15-Jan-2015 Read More

Congress reintroduces Small BREW Act

http://www.brewbound.com/news/2015/congress-reintroduces-small-brew-act-yet?utm_source=Brewbound&..

12-Jan-2015 Read More

Craft New York Act Unleashes Craft Distillers

http://www.wsj.com/articles/craft-new-york-act-unleashes-craft-distillers-1418608074..

16-Dec-2014 Read More

Sandy Springs Updates 'Carry-Out' Alcohol Beverage Ordinance

http://patch.com/georgia/sandysprings/sandy-springs-updates-carry-out-alcohol-beverage-ordinance..

05-Dec-2014 Read More

AB InBev to Acquire Oregon Craft Brewer

http://online.wsj.com/articles/ab-inbev-to-acquire-oregon-craft-brewer-1415215039..

06-Nov-2014 Read More

B-F, Diageo Continue Battle Over Tennessee Whiskey Definition

Diageo and Brown-Forman continue to be at odds over a 2013 Tennessee state law regulating the design..

03-Nov-2014 Read More

Georgia Craft Brewery Festival to be held October 25, 2014

http://www.georgiacraftbeerfestival.com/..

24-Oct-2014 Read More

Georgia Supreme Court rules Georgia city has right to ban serving of alcohol at strip clubs

http://www.albanyherald.com/news/2014/oct/06/georgia-supreme-court-rules-georgia-city-has/..

13-Oct-2014 Read More

Athens Craft Beer Presence Grows

Please read the following story... http://www.redandblack.com/uganews/brewery-breaks-ground-ath..

03-Oct-2014 Read More

Georgia Non-compete News

In a twist on the typical non-compete case, in Wells et al. v. Daughtery Systems, Inc., 2014 WL 4545..

03-Oct-2014 Read More

Templeton Rye Consumer Fraud Lawsuit Gains Traction

A recent lawsuit accusing Iowa’s Templeton Rye whiskey of consumer fraud is expected to procee..

03-Oct-2014 Read More

Tito’s Faces Another Lawsuit

Tito’s Handmade Vodka owner Fifth Generation Inc., which is currently being sued in a Californ..

03-Oct-2014 Read More

Class action lawsuit filed against “craft distillers.”

http://www.denverpost.com/business/ci_26614928/most-liquor-made-factories-no-matter-label..

30-Sep-2014 Read More

SweetWater Sells Minority Stake to TSG Consumer Partners

http://www.brewbound.com/news/2014/sweetwater-sells-minority-stake-to-tsg-consumer-partners?utm_sour..

29-Sep-2014 Read More

Diageo settled its legal dispute with New York City’s Explorers Club

Diageo has settled its legal dispute with New York City’s Explorers Club, which had sued in 20..

23-Sep-2014 Read More

In Closely Watched Case, Tito’s Plans To Contest Lawsuit Against “Handmade” Claim

Drinks marketers are likely reevaluating their label claims in the wake of a lawsuit against Tito&rs..

23-Sep-2014 Read More

Pabst Acquired By Eastern European Brewer Oasis Beverages For Reported $700 Million

Pabst Brewing Company has been sold by private equity owner Metropoulos & Co. to Oasis Beverages..

19-Sep-2014 Read More

As Scotland’s Vote On Independence Nears, Scotch Whisky Industry Faces Uncertainty

With Scotland voters set to go to the polls tomorrow, Scotch whisky’s biggest players have mos..

17-Sep-2014 Read More

AB InBev Seeking Finance for SABMiller Deal

http://online.wsj.com/articles/ab-inbev-seeking-finance-for-sabmiller-deal-1410779802..

15-Sep-2014 Read More

Heineken NV Rejects SABMiller Takeover Bid

Third-ranked global brewer Heineken has rebuffed an acquisition proposal by second-ranked SABMiller,..

15-Sep-2014 Read More

Study finds over 100 quirks in Georgia alcohol laws

http://savannahnow.com/exchange/2014-09-10/study-finds-more-100-quirks-state-alcohol-rules#.VBL03vkp..

12-Sep-2014 Read More

Firm associate Taylor Harper has been selected for the 2014-15 Leadership Buckhead class.

Firm associate Taylor Harper has been selected for the 2014-15 Leadership Buckhead class. Leadership..

08-Sep-2014 Read More

Paulding County commissioners chose not to allow vote on Sunday alcohol sales this year.

http://www.neighbornewspapers.com/view/full_story/25635847/article-Paulding-commissioners-reject-pla..

22-Aug-2014 Read More

The beer bottle dictator.

http://www.thedailybeast.com/articles/2014/08/12/meet-the-beer-bottle-dictator.html..

12-Aug-2014 Read More

Stone Brewing not opening up shop in S.C.

http://www.greenvilleonline.com/story/life/food/beer/2014/07/25/stone-brewing-coming-sc/13182093/..

28-Jul-2014 Read More

TTB publishes new guidance on approved proofing devices

http://www.ttb.gov/pdf/2014-7-21-device-approval-guidlines.pdf..

28-Jul-2014 Read More

Indiana cold beer fight continues…

http://www.indystar.com/story/news/2014/07/15/grocery-convenience-stores-continue-fight-sell-cold-be..

18-Jul-2014 Read More

Attorney Taylor Harper discuss the beverage-alcohol industry on Buckhead Business Radio. Listen here

http://ale.businessradiox.com/2014/06/17/craft-brewing-distilling-lawyers-and-more/..

23-Jun-2014 Read More

Distillers Say Changes Needed in Georgia Laws

http://www.bizjournals.com/atlanta/print-edition/2014/06/13/distillers-say-changes-needed-in-georgia..

23-Jun-2014 Read More

Pink Pony takes alcohol ban fight to GA Supreme Court

http://www.wsbtv.com/news/news/local/pink-pony-takes-fight-alcohol-sales-supreme-court/ngB64/..

03-Jun-2014 Read More

Marietta may allow tastings at growler shops

http://mdjonline.com/bookmark/25035949/article-Changes%20are%20brewing-%20Updates%20to%20city-s%20al..

09-May-2014 Read More

Regulators Approve Powdered Alcohol

http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2014/apr/19/feds-approve-powdered-alcohol-palcohol-available-l/..

21-Apr-2014 Read More

Single Malt Scotch Reaches Record High in U.S.

http://www.shankennewsdaily.com/index.php/2014/04/11/8894/scotch-exports-flat-amid-chinas-dropoff-bu..

11-Apr-2014 Read More

Craft distillers to benefit from Kentucky bourbon barrel tax bill

http://www.thespiritsbusiness.com/2014/04/craft-distillers-to-benefit-from-kentucky-bourbon-barrel-t..

04-Apr-2014 Read More

Oregon lawmakers fight back against TTB ruling on wine growlers

Oregon lawmakers are fighting back against a recent ruling by the Treasury Department’s Alcoho..

04-Apr-2014 Read More

Sweetwater becomes exclusive craft beer sponsor of the Atlanta Braves

http://www.bizjournals.com/atlanta/blog/peachtree-plate/2014/04/sweetwater-becomes-braves-craft-beer..

04-Apr-2014 Read More

Southeastern Craft Brewers' Symposium

Attorneys Max Hess, David Lumsden, and Lisa Harper will serve on a panel during the Business of Brew..

26-Mar-2014 Read More

Tennessee Legislature Refers Controversial Whiskey Law To Study Committee

The Tennessee state legislature has voted to send a law governing the production and marketing of Te..

26-Mar-2014 Read More

U.S. craft beer exports grow

U.S. craft beer export volume grew by 49% in 2013, to 283,000 barrels and an estimated $73 million, ..

25-Mar-2014 Read More

Smyrna bans alcohol consumption in city parks.

http://mdjonline.com/view/full_story/24770491/article-Smyrna-smoking-ban-gets-tabled?instance=second..

24-Mar-2014 Read More

Starbucks To Markedly Expand Alcohol Sales

Starbucks says it plans to roll out its Evening program—which includes beer and wine sales and..

24-Mar-2014 Read More

TTB Ruling 2014–3, Bottling Taxpaid Wine in Growlers or Similar Containers for Consumption Off of th

This week the TTB published TTB Ruling 2014–3, Bottling Taxpaid Wine in Growlers or Similar Co..

14-Mar-2014 Read More

Aviator Brewing Co. entering Georgia market

http://www.bizjournals.com/triangle/blog/2014/03/aviator-brewery-spreading-wings-down.html..

07-Mar-2014 Read More

Red Hare Brewing Company Expands into Chattanooga and Nashville

http://www.chattanoogan.com/2014/3/4/271053/Red-Hare-Launches-Their-Beer-In-Chattanooga.aspx..

06-Mar-2014 Read More

Battle brewing between liquor stores and grocery stores in Florida

After the recent introduction of two new bills in the Florida legislature that would allow spirits t..

28-Feb-2014 Read More

TTB might revise regs governing nonbeverage products

The TTB is considering revisions to its regulations governing nonbeverage products made with taxpaid..

25-Feb-2014 Read More

Changes floated to state alcohol laws

http://www.forsythnews.com/section/2/article/22510/..

24-Feb-2014 Read More

TFHLH attorneys recognized as Super Lawyers for 2014

TFHLH is pleased to announce that Otto Feil and John Taylor have both been recognized as a Georgia S..

21-Feb-2014 Read More

Revised TTB Gluten Statement

Industry Update: Consistent with the new FDA regulations, TTB will continue to consider “glut..

19-Feb-2014 Read More

Argument is set for April 21, 2014 in Pom Wonderful LLC v. The Coca-Cola Co.

Argument is set for April 21, 2014 in Pom Wonderful LLC v. The Coca-Cola Co., a case which could hav..

14-Feb-2014 Read More

Social media - something else to think about in estate planning

http://www.charlestonbusiness.com/news/50353-attorneys-work-toward-extending-wills-to-cover-social-m..

07-Feb-2014 Read More

Anheuser-Busch and craft brewer settle trademark dispute

http://seattletimes.com/html/businesstechnology/2022736382_apxbeervideoslawsuit.html..

27-Jan-2014 Read More

HB 787 to allow limited retail sales by craft distilleries

http://www.dawsonnews.com/section/2/article/13830/..

22-Jan-2014 Read More

Sweetwater increased sales 32% in 2013

http://www.bizjournals.com/atlanta/news/2014/01/16/sweetwaters-sales-spike-in-2013.html?ana=e_du_pap..

17-Jan-2014 Read More

Terrapin planning to expand into Louisiana and Maryland

http://www.shankennewsdaily.com/index.php/2014/01/14/7751/craft-brewing-and-distilling-news-for-janu..

16-Jan-2014 Read More

China to challenge Europe in wine export arena

http://www.just-drinks.com/news/china-to-challenge-europe-in-wine-export-arena-research_id112425.asp..

12-Jan-2014 Read More

Tennessee tax laws are prohibitive to brewing business

http://www.nooga.com/164912/local-craft-beer-leaders-say-tennessee-laws-are-prohibitive-to-business-..

12-Jan-2014 Read More

Anheuser-Busch sued for trademark infringement

http://abcnews.go.com/US/wireStory/anheuser-busch-sued-hold-beer-videos-21381376..

02-Jan-2014 Read More

German Beer Association Petitions for UN Recognition of 500 Year-Old-Law.

http://www.npr.org/blogs/thesalt/2013/12/17/251959392/is-a-500-year-old-german-beer-law-heritage-wor..

23-Dec-2013 Read More

Scotch exports set to reach $13.9B by 2025

http://www.shankennewsdaily.com/index.php/2013/12/16/7479/scotch-exports-set-to-double-by-2025-says-..

18-Dec-2013 Read More

When Craft Beer Goes Global

http://www.npr.org/blogs/thesalt/2013/12/16/250798096/when-craft-beer-goes-global-a-kansas-brewerys-..

16-Dec-2013 Read More

Free Flow Wines, provides kegging and logistics services to make premium wine available on tap.

http://upstart.bizjournals.com/entrepreneurs/hot-shots/2013/12/09/entrepreneurs-of-the-week-the-wine..

13-Dec-2013 Read More

NPU B unanimously recommends approvals for several alcohol licensees.

http://neighbornewspapers.com/view/full_story/24164891/article-New-Buckhead-restaurants-get-liquor-l..

13-Dec-2013 Read More

A black market for craft beer....

Here's the story.... http://www.nytimes.com/aponline/2013/12/06/us/ap-us-black-market-bee..

10-Dec-2013 Read More

Kentucky court may lift ban on grocery store liquor sales

http://www.bizjournals.com/louisville/blog/morning_call/2013/11/court-considers-kentuckys-ban-on.htm..

27-Nov-2013 Read More

Simon may bring new hotel to Phipps

http://www.bizjournals.com/atlanta/print-edition/2013/11/22/simon-may-bring-marriott-ac-hotel-to.htm..

25-Nov-2013 Read More

Atlanta's Greenstone Properties acquires land for Cumberland/Galleria mixed-use project

http://www.bizjournals.com/atlanta/real_talk/2013/11/greenstone-latest-to-buy-land-near-new.html..

22-Nov-2013 Read More

California distilleries can now charge for samples

http://www.sfgate.com/bayarea/article/Taste-California-Act-draws-cheers-4997048.php..

22-Nov-2013 Read More

TTB outlines allowable label changes for COLAs

http://www.ttb.gov/news/allowable-changes-webinar.shtml..

21-Nov-2013 Read More

New Development in Georgia Law: Lenders, bankers, and special assets groups must read!

On November 18, 2013, a development in Georgia law occurred that lenders, bankers and spe..

19-Nov-2013 Read More

Liquor License Jurisdiction To Conduct Hearings Via Video Conference

http://www.baltimorecountymd.gov/News/releases/0326video.html..

15-Nov-2013 Read More

Georgia Voices: It’s bottoms up on brewery laws

http://www.mdjonline.com/view/full_story/23979841/article-Georgia-Voices--It-s-bottoms-up-on-brewery..

08-Nov-2013 Read More

Terrapin Cited for Tour Violations

http://onlineathens.com/local-news/2013-11-03/ga-dept-revenue-charges-terrapin-tour-violations..

05-Nov-2013 Read More

New Trend - Wine On Tap

http://www.shankennewsdaily.com/index.php/2013/10/14/6952/wine-on-tap-trend-gains-steam-on-premise/..

18-Oct-2013 Read More

Craft beer industry goes flat during government shutdown

http://m.cbsnews.com/storysynopsis.rbml?pageType=moneywatch&catid=57606653&feed_id=76&vi..

11-Oct-2013 Read More

Ruling may change Georgia requirements for obtaining deficiency judgments against guarantors

A July 2013 case decided by the Georgia Court of Appeals may change Georgia requirements for obt..

02-Oct-2013 Read More

Start-Up Mistakes To Avoid

http://www.businessinsider.com/12-mistakes-startups-make-2013-6..

27-Sep-2013 Read More

Attorney Max Hess Presents to German Trade Delegation

Attorney Max Hess recently presented on the topic of the beverage alcohol industry in the U...

19-Sep-2013 Read More

Old Fourth Distillery to Start Production

http://www.bizjournals.com/atlanta/print-edition/2013/09/13/old-fourth-ward-distillery-gets-ok.html..

13-Sep-2013 Read More

River Dog Brewing signs distribution deal in Georgia

http://beer.drinks-business-review.com/news/river-dog-brewing-signs-distribution-deal-in-georgia-100..

10-Sep-2013 Read More

Scottish Craft Brewery raises £3 million through crowdfunding

http://www.thedrinksbusiness.com/2013/09/brewdog-reaches-3m-crowdfunding-landmark/..

06-Sep-2013 Read More

How liquor stores could go the way of bookstores

http://www.marketwatch.com/story/showrooming-hits-the-liquor-store-2013-08-17..

23-Aug-2013 Read More

New Developments in Georgia Non-Compete Law

In May 2011, the General Assembly enacted the Georgia New Restrictive Covenant Act, ..

23-Aug-2013 Read More

Potential changes in Michigan craft beer laws

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Savannah City Council postpones decision on law to allow brewery educational tours and tastings

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The craft beer bubble. Will it burst?

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FDA defines "gluten-free"

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New Texas Law Makes Craft Brewers More Competitive

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Savannah city council considers tasting ordinance

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Tifton, Georgia may get to vote on Sunday sales

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Rockdale votes to prorate alcohol license fees

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Future of Alabama ABC stores uncertain

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New York Toasts Long-Awaited Revival Of Its Distilleries

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After A Spate Of Deals, Vintner Group Consolidates 12-State Wholesale FootprintAfter A Spate Of Deal

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ATTB proposes Georgia's first American Viticultural Area (AVA)

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Better Economy means uptick in lease renegotiations

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Rockdale to consider prorating alcohol license fees

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Indiana Is One Of The Last Battlegrounds For Fight Over Sunday Sales

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Homebrewing is now legal in all 50 states

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PA legislature to consider new direct wine shipping law

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Texas appeals court rules designation of trial judge as “friend” of victim's father on Facebook was

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Diageo and other suppliers continue battle against Missouri franchise laws

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Moonshine as a Moneymaker

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AB InBev gets EU trademark rights for "Bud"

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FTC to investigate Patent Trolls

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Reports of positive retail trends at RECon

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Law Firm of the Month in Attorney at Law Magazine

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Employees with disabilities need not compete for reassignment

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Happy Hours, 'Corking' Wine from Dinner Now Legal in Suwanee

http://gwinnett.patch.com/articles/happy-hours-corking-wine-from-dinner-now-legal-in-suwanee..

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Georgia Supreme Court rules lenders to not need to identify owner of loan in foreclosure notices

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Brewer Magic Hat files federal lawsuit against West Sixth Brewing

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EEOC revises publication on employment rights of people with cancer

http://www.eeoc.gov/laws/types/cancer.cfm..

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New Falcons stadium will spur downtown development

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Growlers Sales On the Rise

http://www.shankennewsdaily.com/index.php/2013/05/14/5837/mainstream-retailers-embrace-growlers-as-t..

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Department of Labor investigators focus on hospitality industry

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Employer wellness programs need guidance to avoid discrimination

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Control States Outpace U.S. Spirits Market

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Companies better look over their electronic-media-use policy

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Beer Consumption in the U.S. Down Last Year

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EEOC sues Duluth-based Hire Dynamics, LLC

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DOJ and Anheuser Settle Antitrust Suit

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Value of Beer Distributors highlighted at 2013 NBWA Conference

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Construction spending on the rise in Southeast, Atlanta

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Craft beer boom under way in metro Atlanta

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Proposed legislation would extend comp time to private sector

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Does your company have a mobile device policy?

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Fort Oglethorpe to Vote on Sunday Sales

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Study estimates economic impact of Georgia Beer Distributors

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Atlanta-based East Coast Waffles, Inc. settles retaliation suit

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Government cuts costing Atlanta hotels millions

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Positive signs in Atlanta for construction financing

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Big brands starting to lose market share to craft brews

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Craft Brewers ask Congress for Tax Cut

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Facebook fights during divorce found to be off-limits in groundbreaking Ga Court of Appeals ruling

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Iowa's wine production continues to grow

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Miller High Life remains official beer of bowling

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Wines from "Outer Coastal Plain" has a better ring to it than wines from Jersey

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Excise taxes fight divides the beer industry

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Metro Atlanta future construction contracts up by 53%

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More women choosing craft beers over wine

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28-Mar-2013 Read More

Shipping wine in bulk v. bottling at the source

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More craft breweries on the horizon

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Oregon wineries hope to tap in to keg sales

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27-Mar-2013 Read More

The Beer Institute opposes the Small BREW Act

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Diageo grabbing more market share in China

http://www.marketwatch.com/story/diageo-seeks-bigger-stake-in-china-liquor-maker-2013-03-24..

26-Mar-2013 Read More

Anheuser Busch-InBev ups the ante at Boston's Taste of The Nation

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25-Mar-2013 Read More

Beer contributes $250 Billion to U.S. economy

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Koch, Boston Beer Company offers help to fledgling food, beverage and hospitality businesses

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Pennsylvania House Approves Privatization Plan

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Anheuser-Busch and MillerCoors oppose liquor privatization in Pennsylvania

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22-Mar-2013 Read More

Georgia eyes South Carolina brewery law

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21-Mar-2013 Read More

MillerCoors strikes marketing deal with Turner Broadcasting

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21-Mar-2013 Read More

Investment Firms Tapping Into Craft Brew Industry

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19-Mar-2013 Read More

Metro-Atlanta hotel industry is building momentum

http://www.ajc.com/news/business/hotel-projects-starting-again/nWkPC/..

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Privatizing liquor in Pennsylvania

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SEC Issues Guidance Update on Social Media Filings by Investment Companies

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Craft brews gaining momentum

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18-Mar-2013 Read More

Brewers Association reports craft beer exports reached record highs in 2012

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Commercial Real Estate Update: Possible revitalization of Avondale

http://www.bizjournals.com/atlanta/print-edition/2013/03/15/avondale-project-would-lift-decatur.html..

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Rising rents spurs new apartment construction in Buckhead and other areas of Atlanta

http://www.ajc.com/news/business/strength-in-apartments-continues/nWp9w/..

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Duluth making changes to alcohol code

http://duluth.patch.com/articles/duluth-council-adopts..

12-Mar-2013 Read More

Mortgage Bankers Association reports commercial, multifamily lending has best quarter since '08

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Some hotel developers finally “dusting off pre-recession plans" for Atlanta

http://www.ajc.com/news/business/hotel-projects-starting-again/nWkPC/ (http:///www.ajc.com/news/busi..

11-Mar-2013 Read More

Commercial lending is on the rise, including for multi-family and construction

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08-Mar-2013 Read More

Not all craft beer drinkers/purveyors think bigger is better . . .

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08-Mar-2013 Read More

Bill may allow local governments to reduce school distance requirement for package stores

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Attorney Cher Gregoire volunteers with mock trial program.

The Georgia High School Mock Trial Program has been around since 1988. The program is designed to i..

03-Dec-2012 Read More

Firm Expands Commercial Real Estate Practice

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19-Sep-2012 Read More

CBS Interviews Attorney Lisa Harper

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Attorney Celeste McCollough elected to Emory University's Board of Visitors

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Attorney Dan Plevak wins Cobb County Alcohol License Denial Appeal

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TCPA Case Argued to Georgia Supreme Court.

On May 7, 2012, Celeste McCollough appeared before the Georgia Supreme Court for a case involvin..

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Attorney Max Hess to Moderate Panel at National Conference of State Liquor Administrators

Oklahoma will be hosting the 2012 joint Northern/Southern Regional Conference of the National Co..

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Attorney Taylor Harper joins the Buckhead Rotary Club.

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Attorney Otto Feil Teaches Trial Advocacy Skills

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