Horwood Marcus & Berk understands the unique opportunities and challenges facing clients in the always evolving and competitive food and beverage industry. Leveraging the experience of several of our practice areas–such as business planning, finance, estate and wealth protection planning, state and local tax, litigation and real estate, HMB attorneys work with a wide variety of food and beverage industry clients on various matters including sales and supply-chain, business succession planning, financing and capital structures, acquisitions and exit strategies, federal and state tax matters, trade secret protection and risk mitigation.
In addition to our nationally-recognized state and local tax practice that advises many international Fortune 500 food and beverage companies, HMB serves as outside general counsel to numerous privately-held food and beverage companies including growers, manufacturers and distributors of fresh and packaged food products and food ingredients, manufacturers and distributors of food service equipment and supplies, hospitality and catering firms, restaurants, distributors of alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages, vineyards, farmers and farmers markets, food and beverage transportation companies and private equity firms investing in food and beverage businesses.Read More
Our attorneys have recently successfully handled a variety of complex legal matters for our food and beverage industry clients including:
HMB lawyers are passionate about the food and beverage business and are actively involved with and supportive of our sustainable food and agriculture initiatives including Chicago’s Green City Market and the Environmental Change Institute of the University of Illinois.