Our attorneys spearhead and manage all liquor licensing needs, using a comprehensive approach that extends beyond acquisition and renewal. 

We provide a comprehensive approach to liquor licensing and pride ourselves on producing a streamlined process from original concept to opening day and beyond for our clients. Our liquor licensing experts have a broad range of knowledge and experience in a wide variety of local, State and Federal licensing matters.

Messner Reeves employs specialists with specific liquor licensing experience with local and state licensing authorities in Colorado and New York and with the Federal Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau (TTB). Our experts are known for excellent client communication and satisfaction and a proactive, entrepreneurial attitude.

Our representation can include, but is not limited to:

  • Applications for new retail, manufacture, and wholesale licenses
  • License renewals, modifications, show-cause hearings and other ongoing licensing activity
  • Business-related matters concerning permits including corporate formation, Lease negotiation, and litigation
  • Specific expertise in the following business categories:
    • National restaurant portfolios
    • Regional restaurants, taverns, liquor stores, hotels, and casinos
    • Brewery, distillery and winery manufacturers
    • Distributors and importers
    • Sovereign Indian Nations

To schedule a consultation with an experienced liquor license attorney, please call the Law Offices of Messner Reeves LLP at 303-623-1800 or submit our online contact form.

Our clients range from national restaurant chains to local retailers and suppliers and include:

Anthony's Pizza
Champa Fine Wines
Charcoal Restaurant
Chipotle Mexican Grill
Colorado Distillers Guild
Bannock Street Garage
El Camino Tavern
Element by Westin
Former Future Brewing Company
Hogshead Brewery
J & H Liquors
Jelly Café
Local 46 Bar
Peach Street Distillers
Pinche Taqueria 

Red Robin International, Inc
Roaring Fork Restaurants, Inc.,
Cheddar’s Casual Café Franchise Partner
Slotted Spoon
Solera Restaurant 
Steve’s Snappin Dogs
Table 6 Restaurant 
TAG (Troy Guard Concepts)
The Kitchen
Tom’s Urban


If you need a liquor license and are concerned about red tape, we can help.  Give us a call: 303-623-1800

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1430 Wynkoop Street
Suite 300
Denver, CO 80202
Office: 303.623.1800
Fax: 303.623.0552

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Denver Tech Center
7935 East Prentice Ave
Suite 312W
Greenwood Village, CO 80111
Office: 303.623.1800
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Inland Empire
9045 Haven Ave
Suite 109
Rancho Cucamonga, CA 91730
Office: 909.303.9249
Fax: 909.532.4822

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Las Vegas
8945 W. Russell Road
Suite 300
Las Vegas, NV 89148
Office: 702.363.5100
Fax: 702.363.5101

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Los Angeles
11620 Wilshire Boulevard
Suite 500
Los Angeles, CA 90025
Office: 310.909.7440
Fax: 310.889.0896

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New York
805 Third Avenue,
18th Floor, New York, NY 10022
Office: 646.663.1860
Fax: 646.663.1895

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Newport Beach
610 Newport Center Drive
Suite 420
Newport Beach, CA 92660
Office: 949.612.9128
Fax: 310.889.0896

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Salt Lake City
65 East Wadsworth Park Drive
Suite 110
Draper, UT 84020
Office: 801.683.2021
Fax: 303.623.0552

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Silicon Valley
160 W Santa Clara Street
Suite 1000
San Jose, CA 95113
Office: 408.298.7120
Fax: 408.298.0477

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