Retail and Consumer Products

Consumer Products and Services

  • Representing a leading consumer electronics manufacturer as national counsel for product liability litigation and before the Consumer Product Safety Commission, as well as providing counseling related to product safety issues arising during product development and after products have been distributed
  • Representing a leading manufacturer of bicycles and bicycle accessories, including serving as outside general counsel, defending product liability litigation, and counseling the client regarding a wide range of product safety and commercial litigation issues


  • Representing a major coffee retailer in various acquisitions
  • Representing a major brewery in the negotiation of a multi-year distribution agreement with Anheuser-Busch, Inc. and providing ongoing corporate and securities advice for over 20 years
  • Providing ongoing employment advice and training for the largest online retailer of fine jewelry
  • Successfully defending age discrimination claims brought against the owner of warehouse club-style stores in the United States and U.S. territories
  • Representing national athletic shoe and apparel companies in numerous matters, including in connection with the purchases of assets, trademark and patent matters, and the liquidation of one company’s corporate parent
  • Assisting numerous clients with brand and marketing strategies, and the selection of effective trademarks; we have filed hundreds of state, federal and foreign trademark applications for our retail and e-commerce clients
  • Preparing privacy policies, terms of use and various technology and services agreements to launch and maintain our clients’ web sites and online initiatives
  • Forming one of the best known high-end chocolatiers in America, and representing it in all aspects of its legal work, including real estate, corporate and commercial law
  • Assisting our client in navigating all stages of the product development and manufacture of one of the world’s most popular gaming consoles
  • Assisting numerous technology companies through all phases of their growth and development, from start-up to venture financing to initial public offering
  • Representing a leading technology company in leasing two mission critical data centers involving about 250,000 square feet
  • Assisting a leading mobile entertainment, private-label search and online directory company with its licensing and web search agreements
  • Preparing and negotiating a wide variety of agreements for one of the world’s largest technology companies, including agreements covering the development, manufacture, procurement, distribution and licensing of hardware and software; we also assist our client with agreements relating to developing and providing online services
  • Obtaining a temporary restraining order preventing a competitor from hiring a key executive of our client’s games group
  • Obtaining a preliminary injunction and other remedies to prevent a competitor’s access to computer software and information management systems
  • Representing an international membership-based warehouse retailer in connection with its acquisition by a Toronto Stock Exchange listed company