Grocery Law

Serving as legal counsel to major grocery chains, providers, and distributors for over twenty years, our attorneys are well versed in the unique intricacies and nuances of the grocery industry. We have experience representing convenience stores, independent grocers, grocery chains with dozens of locations, and regional distributors with over $1 billion in sales. We offer consultation on every aspect of the grocery industry, including real estate transactions and leases, tax structure, employee or management agreements, inventory acquisition and valuation, and compliance with regulatory issues. Our Grocery Law group can assist with details unique to the industry, such as vendor-supplier agreements, PACA administration, non-patronage allocations, and cooperative by-laws.

Our Services

  • Store Sales and Purchases
  • Asset Acquisitions
  • Store Leases and Development
  • Commercial Real Estate Purchases
  • Vendor-Supplier Agreements
  • Management Incentive Agreements
  • Perishable Agricultural Commodities Act (PACA) Administration
  • Cooperative By-Laws
  • Inventory Loan Documents
  • Class B Stock Plans and Reorganizations
  • Non-Patronage Allocations