Practice Area

Liquor Licensing

Our attorneys spearhead and manage all liquor licensing needs, using a comprehensive approach that extends beyond acquisition and renewal. We pride ourselves on producing a streamlined process of liquor licensing from original concept to opening day and beyond for our clients. Our liquor licensing experts have a broad range of knowledge and experience in a wide variety of local, state and federal licensing matters.

We employ specialists with specific liquor licensing experience with local and state licensing authorities in Colorado and New York and with the Federal Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau (TTB). Our experts are known for excellent client communication and satisfaction and a proactive, entrepreneurial attitude.

Areas of Practice

  • Applications for new retail, manufacture and wholesale licenses
  • License renewals, modifications, show-cause hearings and other ongoing licensing activity
  • Business-related matters concerning permits including corporate formation, lease negotiation and litigation
  • Specific expertise in the following business categories:
  • National restaurant portfolios
  • Regional restaurants, taverns, liquor stores, hotels and casinos
  • Brewery, distillery and winery manufacturers
  • Distributors and importers
  • Sovereign Indian Nations

To schedule a consultation with an experienced liquor license consultant, please call the Law Offices of Messner Reeves at  303-623-1800 or submit our online “Contact Us” form.

Representative Clients

  • Anthony’s Pizza
  • Champa Fine Wines
  • Charcoal Restaurant
  • Chipotle Mexican Grill
  • Colorado Distillers Guild
  • Bannock Street Garage
  • El Camino Tavern
  • Element by Westin
  • Former Future Brewing Company
  • Hogshead Brewery
  • J & H Liquors
  • Jelly Café
  • Larkburger
  • Local 46 Bar
  • Peach Street Distillers
  • Pinche Taqueria
  • Quiznos
  • Ramada Inn
  • Red Robin International, Inc
  • Roaring Fork Restaurants, Inc.,
  • Cheddar’s Casual Café Franchise Partner
  • Slotted Spoon
  • Solera Restaurant
  • Smashburger
  • Snooze
  • Steve’s Snappin Dogs
  • Table 6 Restaurant
  • TAG (Troy Guard Concepts)
  • The Kitchen
  • Tom’s Urban

Find a Liquor Licensing Attorney