Business Law Services

Regulatory Law

Szaferman Lakind’s regulatory practice encompasses attorneys and compliance professionals with legal training and experience ranging from intellectual property, venture capital, leasing, business operations and planning, tax, and regulatory compliance. Relying on experience and the interdisciplinary capacity of Szaferman Lakind, our attorneys regularly advise clients in various heavily regulated industries such as alcohol/liquor, tobacco, food, alternative and renewable energy, cannabis and billboards. Our attorneys leverage their diverse backgrounds to provide comprehensive legal representation to clients involved in, or entering into, the heavily regulated marketplaces.

Cannabis

The cannabis landscape is quickly growing in the state of New Jersey. With medical marijuana now available in New Jersey and support growing for the legalization of recreational use, the legal issues are evolving. Those looking to break into the industry need to protect themselves and their business to ensure success and profitability. We will advise you from the formation of your business and license application, through ongoing operations, ensuring compliance with both local and state laws and providing general business counseling.

Our attorneys work together across practice areas to provide experienced and comprehensive legal counsel for our clients.

Szaferman Lakind is dedicated to helping our clients comply with both settled and emerging local, state and federal laws and regulatory policies that govern the financing, manufacturing, processing, distribution, marketing and retail sale of cannabis. Our commitment to those operating in a regulated product environment is evident in our efforts to inform clients regarding developing legal issues and evolving business landscapes. We are dedicated to helping our clients comply with both settled and emerging local, state and federal laws and regulatory policies that govern the financing, manufacturing, processing, distribution, marketing and retail sale of cannabis.

Liquor License Law

Whether you are a manufacturer, importer, wholesale distributor, real estate investor, or retail vendor, you need experienced legal counsel to efficiently guide you through this unique, complex and heavily regulated industry. Szaferman Lakind’s Regulatory Practice Group counsels the alcohol and hospitality industries on federal regulatory aspects, and in matters related to the production, distribution and sale of licensed beverages in the state of New Jersey and commonwealth of Pennsylvania. The practice includes providing services relating to advertising of alcohol beverages, taxation, intellectual property, regulatory compliance and dispute resolution.

With an in-depth understanding of your industry and its challenges, we can identify any potential issues before they develop into issues that result in additional costs, and assist manufacturers, distributors and retailers on a full spectrum of legal issues related to alcohol law, including:

  • Regulatory compliance and licensing;
  • Governmental relations and representation;
  • Defense against administrative or enforcement actions;
  • E-commerce and Internet marketing;
  • Protection of intellectual property rights;
  • Marketing and advertising compliance;
  • Dispute resolution, including litigation and appellate representation;
  • Alcohol legislation and advocacy;
  • Tax compliance and planning;
  • Transaction support and counseling.

Szaferman Lakind is dedicated to assisting our clients in their pursuit of the best strategy for achieving their business goals in this dynamic and highly regulated industry. Our strong team of litigation, transactional, regulatory, and intellectual property attorneys with deep ties in the industry, allow us to be partners with our clients and ensure each of their issues and challenges are met with effective and creative solutions.

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