Bilzin Sumberg's Food & Beverage Industry team represents companies in national complex litigation, including product labeling and deceptive advertising class actions, antitrust and price-fixing opt out litigation, and franchisor/franchisee disputes. The team also provides counsel to clients navigating the myriad challenges encountered by companies operating in the food, beverage and consumer product sectors, including product recalls, label changes, and investigations instituted by the Department of Justice and other regulatory agencies.
Bilzin Sumberg's primary goal is to protect client business interests through nuanced understanding of their products and challenges, and through coming up with innovative approaches to analyze and mitigate litigation risk. Clients seek out Bilzin Sumberg's Food & Beverage Industry team for their far-reaching experience counseling companies that operate at all levels of the food and beverage supply chain—from manufacturers, distributors, retailers, grocers, and national restaurant owners, to operators and franchises. Bilzin Sumberg’s thought leadership is regularly showcased on The Food Court, the firm's blog chronicling the latest legal developments impacting the food and beverage industry.