Charles B. Talbot advises beverage alcohol and hospitality industry clients with transactional matters, regulatory compliance, trade practice counseling and regularly assists in negotiating and drafting agreements relating to the distribution of beverages (wine, spirits, beer and non-alcoholic) and food service, asset purchases and stock purchases, escrow, management throughout the transition of a business, indemnification, assignments, releases as well as settlement of disputes. He also assists companies throughout the full life cycle of the acquisition and disposition of their business, from letters of intent to closing.

Whether drafting demand letters, negotiating pre-litigation resolutions or crafting settlement agreements, Charles ensures clients are equipped with options to move their case forward in the most cost-effective route possible.

Prior to joining the firm, Charles was an intellectual property attorney at an international law firm in their Silicon Valley office, focusing on technology transactions, patent litigation and antitrust matters for leading technology, eCommerce and financial services companies.