At Wolk & Levine, LLP, we share in your passion for your business. You will often find our attorneys eating at our clients’ restaurants or otherwise using their services. Owning a restaurant can be an exhausting endeavor fraught with potential for liability but our clients all agree that is is also an extremely rewarding business. Running a restaurant takes equal parts passion and good advice and our attorneys are ready to assist you with successfully navigating the course.

Our attorneys have extensive experience with business formation and investment deals, to help you turn your passion into the start of a business. In the months before you launch, Wolk & Levine, LLP can help you develop the concept for your restaurant, ensuring that your intellectual property is clear and properly registered and protected. We have relationships with insurance companies, consultants, and real estate brokers, and will be there to review your agreements and leases as you develop the right team for your business.

Do you need help obtaining a business license, conditional use permit, or liquor license? Our attorneys can walk you through the process of dealing with city and state regulation for your business and represent you before the City Council in permit and licensing proceedings. We can also assist you with the compliance issues associated with hiring employees and ensure that you and your business are protected from both internal and external threats. Wolk & Levine, LLP can prepare the documents needed to avoid conflicts with your staff and suppliers. But, should a dispute arise, our attorneys will advocate on your behalf.

As you expand your restaurant, Wolk & Levine, LLP will be there to develop a plan for expansion, whether that includes additional locations, franchising, joint ventures, or sales.