Carrie Bonnington, leader of Pillsbury’s Wine, Beer & Spirits Law practice and co-leader of the Restaurant, Food & Beverage Industry Team, is recognized in Chambers USA for her mastery of alcohol beverage laws and regulations. Highly regarded for her extensive alcohol beverage industry knowledge, Carrie represents wineries, breweries, distilleries, importers, distributors, and retailers (on- and off-sale) in regulatory, transactional, and litigation matters. She advises on advertising, promotional, marketing, and other trade practice and tied house issues. Carrie represents licensees in-state alcohol beverage regulatory administrative proceedings and trials, and structures multifaceted deals relating to sponsorships, winemaking, distribution, acquisitions, and other similar matters.
J.D., University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law (2003)