Craft Brewers

Mirick O'Connell's Craft Brewers Group has extensive experience working in regulated industries.  We represent clients in various stages of their businesses, and also provide legal representation to clients involved with the alcohol beverage industry, such as craft breweries, retail vendors, lenders, landlords, and municipalities.
 

Services available to assist clients include:

  • Business formation and expansion
  • Early-stage and late-stage equity financing
  • Licensing at the local and state levels
  • Land use permitting and wastewater management
  • Real estate transactions
  • Construction projects and contractor negotiations
  • Vendor and customer contract drafting and negotiation
  • Trademark registration and clearance, and other intellectual property matters
  • Labor and employment matters
  • Tax planning and business succession planning
  • Insolvency issues associated with craft beer establishments and their creditors
  • Special counsel work for municipalities on brewing-related permitting and licensing issues
 
Proud member of the Massachusetts Brewers Guild
 

PODCAST: Bob Kilroy discusses issues employers may face upon re-entry into the workplace during the COVID-19 Pandemic | Recorded 5.15.20

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COVID-19 and Brewers: Emergency Paid Sick Leave and Emergency Family Medical Leave

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COVID-19 and Brewers: What's the Difference Between a Layoff and a Furlough?

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The Next Draft: Spencer monks torn on abbey taproom

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Spencer Brewery monks contemplate a tasting room

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Craft Beer Group Sponsors Beer Tasting/Tour at Redemption Rock Brewery in Worcester

03/10/2019[ read full story ]

Craft Brewers Group Sponsors Beer Tasting/Tour at Lookout Farm in Natick

07.18.2018[ read full story ]

Craft Brewers Group Sponsors Beer Tasting/Tour at Start Line Brewers

06/20/2018[ read full story ]

Craft Brewers Group Sponsors WBJ Book of Lists Brew Fest

05/30/2018[ read full story ]

An Employment Lawyer's Tips for Crafting A Job Application (Pun Definitely Intended)

03/19/2019[ read full story ]

Hold my Beer: An Employment Lawyer's Tips for Craft Brewers (Discussing Restrictive Covenants in the Craft Beer Industry)

11/12/2018[ read full story ]