Illinois State Bar Association Food Law Section
Schiff Hardin’s Bill Franzen had worked with Meg Sahs for years, advising her on estate and tax planning matters. Then Meg reached out to Bill for help on a new type of project: she was launching a new restaurant with business partner and celebrity chef Sarah Grueneberg.
Schiff Hardin LLP has been singled out by corporate counsel as one of only 28 percent of law firms clients view as a BTI “Innovation Builder,” which recognizes firms that bring change to the legal market through new technology, services, strategies, or structures.
Partner Molly Wiltshire has been appointed to serve as chair to the newly launched Illinois State Bar Association (ISBA) Food Law Section Council, which will cover legal issues affecting agriculture and farmers, health and the environment, sustainability, intellectual property and licensing, the regulation of food trends and innovation, and laws and regulations protecting consumers.
In September 2021, Schiff Hardin LLP advised the new owners in the management buyout of the Beer Shop in downtown Oak Park, Ill.
Schiff Hardin Product Liability & Mass Torts Blog
Food and beverage businesses seeking to gain a foothold in a new place should be aware of two court decisions issued earlier this summer.