Hiring a specialized and experienced restaurant attorney will save you time and money while also being a strong asset to your business. We concentrate on providing the highest quality legal services to the restaurant and bar industry and do so while offering very competitive rates and becoming a real partner in the operations of your business.

We provide the complete range of legal services for your business, including the liquor license application, which eliminates the need to hire multiple law firms. The following are some of the legal services that we perform for our clients:

  • Forming, maintaining, and dissolving partnerships, corporations and LLCs.

  • Drafting partnership, shareholder and operating agreements.

  • Negotiating and drafting commercial leases, non-compete and non-disclosure agreements, licensing agreements and contracts of all kinds.
  • Drafting restaurant Employee Manuals and policies.
  • Obtaining liquor licenses and permits.
  • Drafting and negotiating all agreements for the purchase and sale of restaurants, equipment or needed assets.
  • Protecting your intellectual property rights from Trademark Registrations to licensing deals for private label brands and products.
  • Civil litigation arising out of vendor, partner, employee, and customer disputes.


Chris Sperry is President of Southern Restaurant Partners, a group dedicated to the success of the restaurant industry in Georgia as well as a standing member of the Hospitality Syndicate.  

In addition, the Sperry Law Firm has partnered with other law firms to support your premises liability, labor and immigration needs and has a network of resources second to none in the industry to help you succeed.