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Food and Restaurant

Burnham Brown represents a wide variety of clients in the restaurant, food and beverage industry. This experience includes business counseling and litigation services related to risk management and dispute resolution. The firm has worked extensively with the state and federal court systems to secure formal and informal resolution of claims and litigation. 

Areas of Expertise

Product Liability

  • Labeling
  • Warnings
  • Indemnity
  • Food

Premises Liability

  • Personal injury
  • Toxic exposure
  • Emergency response


  • Food borne illness
  • Food contamination
  • Prop 65

Employment and Labor

  • Counseling and Litigation
  • Wage and hour
  • Sexual harassment
  • Discrimination
  • Class Actions

Commercial Litigation

  • Contract Claims
  • B & P Code Section 17200
  • Dispute Resolution

Real Estate

  • Property Acquisition
  • Commercial Leases
  • Construction


  • E-commerce
  • Risk management
  • Internet sales
  • Electronic Discovery


  • Licensing
  • Trademarks
  • Franchising 


  • Warehousing
  • Logistics
  • Hazardous materials

Burnham Brown's long tenure in the San Francisco Bay Area provides a wealth of local knowledge and insight regarding the courts and the regional area.

Burnham Brown is also an active member of one of the nation's preeminent law firm networks - The Harmonie Group. This network of counsel throughout the United States and Canada provides Burnham Brown clients with extensive resources for the carefully planned project or the off-hours emergency.

For more information regarding Burnham Brown or the services available to the Restaurant, Food and Beverage Industry, please contact Charles Alfonzo us at (510) 835-6825.