Franchise Law Resources

The following resources are for informational purposes only and should not be taken as legal advice.

Bethany K. Hatef is an associate in the law firm of McDermott Will & Emery LLP and is based in the Firm’s Washington, D.C., office. She focuses her practice on regulatory and distribution issues in the alcohol beverage industry, as well as environmental law.
Marc E. Sorini is a partner in the law firm of McDermott Will & Emery LLP, based in the firm’s Washington, D.C. office. He is the leader of the firm’s Alcohol Regulatory & Distribution Group, where his practice focuses on regulatory, distribution and litigation issues facing craft brewers and the alcohol beverage industry generally. Marc also serves as legal counsel to the Brewers Association.
Accommodation of Small Brewers in State Beer Franchise Laws (July 2015) Beth Hatef, McDermott Will & Emery LLP
Franchise Laws, Self-Distribution Restrictions and the Three-Tier System Marc Sorini, McDermott Will & Emery LLP 2014 Craft Brewers Conference Presentation
Sorini-Common Franchise Law Myths Marc Sorini, McDermott Will & Emery LLP
State Franchise Law Database Brewers Association