Taft partner Patrick Wartan co-authored the article, "2021 Update: Third-Party Food Delivery Service Lawsuits and Legislation," published in the December 2021 newsletter of the Illinois State Bar Association (ISBA) Section on Food Law. The article gives insight into the increased growth of food production and delivery over the past five years. However, more recently, third-party delivery companies have been facing nationwide litigation from employment concerns to misleading sales practices.
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Wartan is chair of Taft's Food and Beverage team. He counsels multi-unit restaurant, hotel developers, and food and beverage consumer brand companies on day-to-day legal needs. Additionally, he brings extensive experience to matters relating to financing arrangements, food and liquor licensing, mergers and acquisitions, real estate, and general corporate governance in jurisdictions from coast to coast.