Donna focuses her practice on the representation of companies in the alcoholic beverage industry. In her more than twenty years of experience, she has worked with numerous preeminent brands. Her areas of expertise include corporate legal affairs, general corporate, commercial transactions, due diligence, acquisitions/dispositions, legal and regulatory compliance, employment law, and intellectual property management. Donna represents suppliers, producers, importers, and distributors both domestically and internationally in the beverage alcohol industry. Previously, Donna was Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary to Rémy Cointreau USA, Inc., a global industry leader of premium beverage alcohol products. Donna is actively involved in the beverage alcohol industry, and has held various leadership posts at the National Association of Beverage Importers, Inc. (NABI) and the Distilled Spirits Council of the United States (DISCUS).
Whether you are planning on starting a new importation and distribution company or if it already exists, it is important to address some key business matters to ensure it is successful.