Ballard Spahr LLP

Blank Rome LLP

Clark Hill PLC

Conn Maciel Carey LLP

Cozen O'Connor

Crowell & Moring LLP

Faegre Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP

Forman Watkins & Krutz, LLP

Frankfurt Kurnit Klein & Selz PC

Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP

Hogan Lovells US LLP

Jackson Lewis P.C.

Jenner & Block LLP

Loeb & Loeb LLP

McCarthy Tétrault LLP

McGuireWoods LLP

Morrison & Foerster LLP

Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP

Perkins Coie LLP

Retail and Hospitality ISAC (RH-ISAC)

Saul Ewing Arnstein & Lehr LLP

Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP

Sidley Austin LLP

Steptoe & Johnson LLP

Vorys, Sater, Seymour and Pease LLP

Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati

Winston & Strawn LLP

Ballard Spahr LLP

Ballard Spahr LLP

Ballard Spahr LLP is a national firm of more than 600 lawyers in 15 offices across the country. Our attorneys provide counseling and advocacy in more than 50 areas within business and transactions, finance, intellectual property, litigation, and real estate. We represent a diverse cross-section of clients, ranging from large public companies and privately held entities to government bodies and nonprofit organizations. Our practices span the financial, industrial, real estate, private equity, retail, and other sectors that are critical to growth in today’s marketplace.

Blank Rome LLP

Blank Rome LLP

Blank Rome is an Am Law 100 firm with 13 offices and more than 600 attorneys and principals who provide a full range of legal and advocacy services to clients operating in the United States and around the world. Our professionals are widely recognized for their leading knowledge and experience across a broad spectrum of industries, as well as their dedication to diversity and inclusion initiatives and pro bono work. But what really sets us apart is our investment in client relationships—our unwavering commitment to understanding their businesses, the around-the-clock access we provide, and our nimble and customized delivery of services. We treat your goals, ideas, and objectives as our own and fight fiercely for resolutions that are in your best interest. This promise goes deeper than words. It is our creed, adopted and held true at all levels, starting at the very top.

Clark Hill PLC

Clark Hill PLC

At Clark Hill, our value proposition is simple. We offer our clients an exceptional team, dedicated to the delivery of outstanding service. We recruit and develop talented individuals and empower them to contribute to our rich diversity of legal and industry experience. With locations spanning across the United States, Ireland, and Mexico, we work in agile, collaborative teams, partnering with our clients to help them reach and exceed their business goals. With more than 650 attorneys worldwide, we offer innovative, full-service legal solutions to our clients across a wide range of industries.

Conn Maciel Carey LLP

Conn Maciel Carey LLP

Conn Maciel Carey LLP is a boutique law firm focused on workplace safety as well as labor and employment. Our OSHA • Workplace Safety Practice features a deep bench of attorneys with extensive, hands-on experience in all aspects of OSHA law, at both the federal and state levels, and who provide the full range of occupational safety and health law services, from representing employers in inspections, investigations and enforcement actions involving OSHA, state OSH programs, the Chemical Safety Board, and state and local safety-related agencies to handling all aspects of litigation.

Cozen O'Connor

Cozen O'Connor

Cozen O'Connor is an AmLaw 100 law firm with has more than 775 attorneys in 30 cities across two continents. A full service firm, Cozen O'Connor has a dedicated cross-practice Retail Industry Group that brings together unparalleled industry expertise. Our attorneys represent leading retailers in their most significant litigation, transactional, regulatory, and public policy matters, and work closely with clients to navigate the evolving landscape during the COVID-19 pandemic. Cozen O’Connor is proud to work with RILA and the RLC, including in connection with the RLC’s innovative Defense Division and the RLC’s advocacy efforts in the federal and state appellate courts.

Crowell & Moring LLP

Crowell & Moring LLP

Crowell & Moring LLP is an international law firm with offices in the United States, Europe, MENA, and Asia that represents clients in litigation and arbitration, regulatory and policy, and transactional and corporate matters. The firm is internationally recognized for its representation of Fortune 500 companies in high-stakes litigation and government-facing matters, as well as its ongoing commitment to pro bono service and diversity, equity, and inclusion. Visit the firm at www.crowell.com.

Faegre Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP

Faegre Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP

The Faegre Drinker difference? Practical advice to drive your business forward. Faegre Drinker’s retail industry team uses a common-sense approach to deliver transactional, regulatory, litigation and advocacy services that help you make the decisions needed to drive your business forward. We can help you navigate customs and international trade, information privacy and security, mergers and acquisitions, business financing, real estate leasing, corporate restructuring, employee benefits, tax, antitrust, e-commerce, corporate governance and intellectual property matters. We serve as litigation counsel in consumer and employment class actions and commercial disputes across the country. And we can advise on mitigating litigation risk related to both physical and website ADA compliance; advertising, marketing and promotions; biometrics; pricing models; the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA); and more. With 50+ retail and consumer product attorneys and consultants within a multipractice firm of 1300+ professionals, you can have the skills of a boutique firm with the broad capabilities of an Am Law 50 firm. Step by practical step, we partner together: with your business and for your business. As long-time collaborators with RILA and RLC, we look forward to seeing you at the Retail Law Conference!

Forman Watkins & Krutz, LLP

Forman Watkins & Krutz, LLP

A proven, nationally-respected law firm that provides innovative strategies, trusted advice, and cost-effective solutions for clients facing difficult legal challenges. FormanWatkins is a general litigation firm with a strong emphasis in multi-district tort, environmental, and complex commercial litigation. Founded in 1986 in Jackson, Mississippi, we have continuously provided clients with consistency, efficiency, and economic savings by pioneering innovative and creative solutions to national litigation issues and management. The Firm five offices and more than 55 attorneys licensed in 15 states and the District of Columbia. While our current offices are located in several of the traditional “hot beds” and “hellholes” of litigation, we litigate throughout the United States and serve our clients in multiple capacities, including national coordinating counsel, risk management, trial counsel, regional/local counsel, and negotiation counsel.

Frankfurt Kurnit Klein & Selz PC

Frankfurt Kurnit Klein & Selz PC

For more than 40 years, Frankfurt Kurnit has provided full-service advice to brands. The Firm is universally recognized as having one of the nation’s leading advertising, marketing, branding, and public relations practices, and we counsel many of the world’s best-known retailers, including Nike, Staples, LVMH, and Sephora. We help clients comply with applicable laws, rules and regulations (including handling challenges before the FTC, State Attorneys General, the NAD, the NARB, Departments of Consumer Affairs, and other regulatory and self-regulatory bodies). We help clients manage their brand IP portfolios. We help clients license music, talent, and other rights and obtain adequate indemnification and insurance. We review, develop, register, and protect product names, logos, taglines, and other trademarks, and tackle claims substantiation, including by reviewing substantiation and helping to draft disclosures. We structure and implement sweepstakes, contests, giveaways, coupons, rebates, CCVs and other promotions and offers. We set up advertising compliance plans and legal review procedures. We create or align marketing campaigns with entertainment properties. We handle all aspects of privacy and data security issues, including as they relate to product development and marketing campaigns. We evaluate business risks. For regular updates on advertising law, please see our blog: http://advertisinglaw.fkks.com/.

Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP

Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP

Gibson Dunn is a full-service international law firm that advises on the most significant transactions and complex litigation around the world. Consistently achieving top rankings in industry surveys and major publications, Gibson Dunn is distinctively positioned in today’s global marketplace with more than 1,400 lawyers and 20 offices, including Beijing, Brussels, Century City, Dallas, Denver, Dubai, Frankfurt, Hong Kong, Houston, London, Los Angeles, Munich, New York, Orange County, Palo Alto, Paris, San Francisco, São Paulo, Singapore, and Washington, D.C. We are known for excellence in the practice of law and are committed to providing the very highest quality legal services. We offer customized teams of lawyers and unparalleled, innovative thinking for clients with the most challenging needs. We aspire to handle all matters as partners with, and not merely as service providers to, our clients. We work tirelessly on the matters entrusted to us. We believe in developing strong, long-term client relationships and are well positioned to provide clients with superior service throughout the world.

Hogan Lovells US LLP

Hogan Lovells US LLP

Consumed by Retail - The realm of retail is perhaps one of the most globally influential industries today. And that is precisely why the Hogan Lovells Global Retail team works hard to protect your hard-earned market position. Our lawyers have their finger on the pulse of current market conditions and what they mean for our clients. Whether you’re expanding into new markets, considering capital from new sources, or dealing with increasingly complex regulation or disputes, we help you stay on top of your risks and opportunities.

Jackson Lewis P.C.

Jackson Lewis P.C.

With America’s retailers leading the way in finding new approaches to work in light of COVID-19 and its variants, Jackson Lewis P.C. is right there to help retailers maneuver through ever-changing challenges, keep the health and safety of employees and consumers front and center, right size their workforces, and ensure compliance with wage-hour, leave and other key workplace laws. Jackson Lewis is a workplace law firm with more than 950 attorneys in major cities nationwide serving clients across a wide range of practices and industries. The firm’s Retail and Consumer Goods industry team integrates Jackson Lewis attorneys with specialty knowledge and experience with over 30 workplace practice and resource groups dedicated to providing retailers – both brick and mortar and online merchants – with a full range of legal services, including up-to-date guidance during the pandemic and helping employers grapple with other social justice issues affecting retailers. At Jackson Lewis P.C., the foundation of our client service philosophy is to build strong relationships. We help employers develop proactive strategies, strong policies and business-oriented solutions to cultivate high-functioning workforces that are engaged, stable and diverse, and share our clients' goals to emphasize inclusivity and respect for the contribution of every employee.

Jenner & Block LLP

Jenner & Block LLP

Jenner & Block is defined by the exceptional results we produce, the values we share, the clients we serve, and most importantly, our lawyers. Our lawyers consistently deliver excellence in the most complex and demanding legal matters, both litigation and transactional. They do not consider the practice of law a job, but rather a calling to serve clients, the profession, and the community. No matter what legal challenge is presented, our clients benefit from our powerful combination of experience, professionalism, and teamwork. Of particular note, our Appellate and Supreme Court practice combines outstanding skills in crafting persuasive briefs and oral arguments with extensive experience shepherding high-stakes matters through appellate courts. We provide our clients with a powerful and distinctive voice that has led to a long record of success both on issues critical to our clients’ businesses and on issues at the center of the national discussion. Our lawyers have argued more than 100 cases before the US Supreme Court, as well as numerous matters before the federal and state appellate courts on a range of issues including administrative, antitrust, bankruptcy, civil rights, communications, constitutional, copyright, employment, financial services, government contracts, immigration, patent, pre-emption, and punitive damages.

Loeb & Loeb LLP

Loeb & Loeb LLP

Loeb & Loeb’s emphasis on client service and innovation has made us a leading law firm for over a century. With more than 400 lawyers across eight offices in the U.S. and Asia, we bring together a unique mix of business savvy, legal acumen and unparalleled industry experience to help our clients succeed in today’s connected world. Department stores; big-box, online and specialty retailers; and designers and sellers of goods regularly turn to our Retail & Consumer Brands team for innovative solutions to help understand the challenges of a changing marketplace, capitalize on opportunities, and identify and address current and emerging risks in today’s highly competitive retail environment. Leveraging our multidisciplinary industry team, we advise clients on matters touching nearly every aspect of their business, with a focus on brand protection and consumer-related issues, including marketing and advertising, litigation and class-action defense, intellectual property, digital media and e-commerce, and cybersecurity and data protection. Our seasoned litigators have a broad range of industry experience, regularly defending clients in government enforcement actions, regulatory investigations, and class-action lawsuits that allege violations of consumer protection and unfair competition laws, as well as major investigations.

McCarthy Tétrault LLP

McCarthy Tétrault LLP

While disruption isn’t new to players in the retail market, this past year has seen unprecedented change in Canada and around the world. McCarthy Tétrault’s National Retail and Consumer Markets Group, ranked Band 1 for Retail in Chambers Canada, provides clients with practical advice to navigate change, address risks and capitalize on opportunities in the industry, ensuring organizations are well-positioned for success. From managing high stakes crises, navigating complex industry acquisitions, developing comprehensive and successful Canadian market entry strategies, to our deep-rooted knowledge and global business experience, our team regularly advises on significant mandates across all consumer-facing sectors – Retail, Consumer Products, Food, Beverage & Agribusiness, Franchise & Distribution, and Hospitality. Harnessing both our legal and industry expertise, we strive to provide top-tier legal and strategic business advice, whatever the challenge.

McGuireWoods LLP

McGuireWoods LLP

McGuireWoods is a full-service firm providing legal and public affairs solutions to corporate, individual and nonprofit clients worldwide for more than 200 years collectively. Our commitment to excellence in everything we do gives our clients a competitive edge in everything they do. Our law firm, over its 187-year history, has earned the loyalty of our many longstanding clients with deep understanding of their businesses, and broad skills in corporate transactions, high-stakes disputes, and complex regulatory and compliance matters. Our wholly-owned affiliate, McGuireWoods Consulting, now in its 23rd year, provides a unique — and uniquely potent — combination of state and federal government relations prowess, buttressed by world-class infrastructure, economic development, and advocacy expertise. Working together from 24 offices in the U.S., Europe and Asia, McGuireWoods and McGuireWoods Consulting share a dedication to diverse perspectives, impeccable service, and innovative delivery of practical, business-minded solutions. It all adds up to excellence for our clients.

Morrison & Foerster LLP

Morrison & Foerster LLP

Morrison & Foerster was founded in San Francisco in 1883. Today, with approximately 1,000 lawyers in 17 offices across the U.S., Asia and Europe, Morrison & Foerster offers clients a comprehensive platform of global legal services, including extensive capabilities in the areas of corporate finance, mergers and acquisitions, tax, regulatory & compliance, litigation, and, project finance, among many others. Our name is synonymous with a commitment to client service that informs everything that we do. We are recognized throughout the world as a leader in providing cutting-edge legal advice on matters that are redefining practices and industries.

Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP

Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP

From managing complex global compliance matters to responding to cybersecurity incidents, we help clients navigate the cybersecurity and privacy legal landscape. We maximize data value, address global regulatory requirements and reduce security risk for our clients. We also provide defense and investigation-related counseling for companies facing privacy and cybersecurity class actions, civil litigation, and domestic and international government inquiries and investigations following data breaches or alleged privacy violations. Additionally, we have defended some of the world’s leading retail and hospitality brands against card brand claims following data security incidents.

Perkins Coie LLP

Perkins Coie LLP

The competitive environment for retailers and consumer brands grows more complex all the time. Technology advancements and evolving consumer expectations require brands to constantly adapt to the shifting consumer environment. With over 250 lawyers firmwide and a client list populated by the “who’s who” in consumer brands, Perkins Coie’s Retail & Consumer Products team understands the highly competitive environment in which world-class retailers, manufacturers and distributors, as well as national real estate landlords and tenants, operate. Since Chambers USA began ranking law firms in the retail category, Perkins Coie has consistently been ranked #1. Our attorneys work with a diverse range of retail and consumer product clients throughout the United States and in certain international jurisdictions. We are exceptionally strong in the following industries: Apparel & Footwear; Cannabis Law; Food & Beverage; and Outdoor. Our team has experience handling the full range of legal needs for retail and consumer products companies. As the retail landscape continues to change, we also work with attorneys in our Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning & Robotics, Immersive Technology, Biometric Law, Blockchain, Digital Assets & Custody, Internet of Things and Unmanned Vehicle Systems groups to navigate these changes.

Retail and Hospitality ISAC (RH-ISAC)

Retail and Hospitality ISAC (RH-ISAC)

The Retail & Hospitality Information Sharing and Analysis Center (RH-ISAC) is the trusted community for sharing sector-specific cybersecurity information and intelligence. The RH-ISAC connects information security teams at the strategic, operational, and tactical levels to work together on issues and challenges, to share practices and insights, and to benchmark among each other – all with the goal of building better security for the retail, hospitality, and travel industries through collaboration. RH-ISAC serves all retail, hospitality, and travel companies, including retailers, restaurants, hotels, gaming casinos, food retailers, consumer products, and other consumer-facing companies. For more information, visit www.rhisac.org.

Saul Ewing Arnstein & Lehr LLP

Saul Ewing Arnstein & Lehr LLP

Saul Ewing Arnstein & Lehr is a full-service law firm that offers clients the national reach and sophisticated experience of a large firm and the local connections and value of a boutique firm. With 16 offices across the Northeast and Midwest, we serve businesses throughout the U.S. and internationally. We represent recognizable names in corporate America, exciting start-ups and an array of closely held and privately held companies, as well as nonprofits, governmental and educational entities.

Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP

Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP

Sheppard Mullin is a full service Global 100 firm handling corporate and technology matters, high stakes litigation and complex financial transactions. Our Retail, Fashion & Beauty Team has firsthand knowledge of the industry and deep experience working with industry leaders. Our clients range from large department stores to specialty product chains that sell everything from high fashion to bargain footwear, from hi-tech electronics to low-tech sporting goods, cosmetics and food retail companies. We understand the retail business and assist retailers in expanding into new markets and developing new business strategies that can capitalize on the global market, while protecting their products and brands along the way. Sheppard Mullin’s Retail Team has expertise in virtually every area that affects the retail industry.

Sidley Austin LLP

Sidley Austin LLP

Sidley Austin LLP is a premier law firm with 2,000 lawyers in 20 offices worldwide. We provide best-in-class legal services to meet the needs of executive leaders and counsel, representing sophisticated companies, organizations, and investment groups, as well as governments and government-related entities. Today’s highly connected global business environment offers more opportunities than ever for enterprising businesses—and more challenges. At Sidley, we understand that increasingly complex legal needs require a deeply integrated and collaborative approach. That understanding forms the basis of our commitment: an uncompromising dedication to top-tier talent, seamlessly connected by teamwork, focused on delivering powerful results when and where our clients need them most. Having represented retailers for decades, Sidley has built a reputation for successfully handling complex and multidisciplinary transactional, regulatory, and litigation matters spanning a range of legal areas. Our deep experience in the retail industry, along with our lawyers’ frequent research and publication on industry trends, allows us to provide thoughtful advice for the myriad legal and business challenges that retail organizations face.

Steptoe & Johnson LLP

Steptoe & Johnson LLP

From brick-and-mortar retailers to online merchants, luxury brands to big-box stores, start-ups to Fortune 500 corporations, and fashion retailers to hotels and restaurants, Steptoe's Retail & E-Commerce group provides a "one-stop shop" for the legal needs of its clients, which span the globe in every commerce channel. Our group has decades of experience defending retailers in high-stakes litigation, acting as industry thought leaders on current "hot issues" and forecasting emerging trends.

Vorys, Sater, Seymour and Pease LLP

Vorys, Sater, Seymour and Pease LLP

Vorys, Sater, Seymour and Pease LLP provides business and legal counsel to retailers throughout the United States and around the world. Since its founding in 1909, Vorys has grown to one of the largest law firms in the country, with nearly 375 attorneys located in seven offices in Ohio, California, Pennsylvania, Texas, and Washington, D.C. We have a multidisciplinary team of attorneys whose sole focus is serving the consumer goods and retail industry. Our group includes a number of former in-house attorneys at major U.S. retailers and regular speakers at major retail-focused conferences. With deep roots in Ohio, Vorys benefited from early exposure to a large number of innovative and creative retailers that also call the state home. Over the course of several decades, our knowledge and experience within the retail sector allowed us to grow the practice will beyond Ohio. In the last three years, we have represented nearly 600 of the largest, most progressive and successful retailers and brands. In fact, we represent 14 of the top 25 retailers recognized in a national retail trade association’s 2020 top-retailers roll. We offer our clients broad experience in retail industry issues and have the resources to respond immediately, knowledgeably and effectively.

Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati

Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati

Wilson Sonsini represents clients in a broad range of legal disciplines that address the principal challenges faced by the management and boards of directors of business enterprises. Known worldwide for its representation of technology and life sciences clients, Wilson Sonsini is a leading corporate law firm, representing clients in capital markets, M&A, private equity, venture finance, and technology transactions. The firm’s recognized litigation and trial practice represents clients in antitrust, class action, commercial, governance, IP, privacy, securities, and other types of contested matters. Wilson Sonsini also has a substantial and growing regulatory and compliance practice, advising clients as to antitrust, consumer products, CFIUS and FCPA, FDA, international trade, privacy, and other matters. With deep roots in Silicon Valley, Wilson Sonsini has offices in Austin; Beijing; Boston; Brussels; Hong Kong; London; Los Angeles; New York; Palo Alto; San Diego; San Francisco; Seattle; Shanghai; Washington, D.C.; and Wilmington, DE. For more information, visit www.wsgr.com.

Winston & Strawn LLP

Winston & Strawn LLP

For more than 160 years, Winston & Strawn LLP has served as a trusted adviser and advocate for clients across virtually every industry. In that time, through careful growth and thoughtful fiscal management, we have built a law practice with tremendous breadth and a global reach. We are proud of the many accolades we have received over the years—a tribute to our lawyers’ creativity, flexibility, depth of experience, and commitment. The most meaningful accolade to us, though, is the continued trust and confidence of our clients.