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Feb 18, 2020

Matt Andersen in the News: Personal Care Home Gets OK for Restaurant Liquor License

Matthew B. Andersen, an Associate of Norris McLaughlin, P.A., was quoted in The Morning Call article, “Personal care home gets OK for restaurant liquor license.”

The article refers to our client, Parkland Manor, a personal care and independent living facility, obtaining a liquor license for their on-site restaurant. » Read More

Jan 23, 2020

As the Curtain Goes Up, You Can Say “Bottoms up:” New Jersey Expands Theater License to Non-Profit Theaters With 50 or More Seats

On January 21, 2020, New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy signed 139 bills into law. Of those 139 bills that were signed, one bill, S1648, happens to concern the alcoholic beverage industry – specifically, plenary retail consumption licenses for nonprofit theaters. » Read More

Oct 28, 2019

NJ Alcoholic Beverage Control Seeks to Revoke Liquor License at Trump National Golf Club – Reducing Retail Establishment Risk

Trump National Golf Club in Colts Neck, New Jersey (“Trump National”), has been charged with violations stemming from the alleged over-service of a club member that led to a serious car accident and the death of the car’s passenger.

As a result, the New Jersey Division of Alcoholic Beverage Control (“ABC”), through the Attorney General’s Office, is seeking revocation of Trump National’s liquor license. » Read More

Jul 01, 2019

U.S. Supreme Court Strikes Down Tennessee Residency Requirements and Potential Pennsylvania Liquor Code Impact

Last week, the United States Supreme Court (“SCOTUS”) issued the long-awaited decision in Tennessee Wine & Spirits Retailers Association v. Thomas (“Tennessee Wine”).  The Tennessee Wine case was watched closely by liquor attorneys, businesses, consultants and others, as it was the first case that SCOTUS has heard since 2005 regarding constitutionality of state liquor laws.  » Read More