Marcus Reed is General Counsel with Craft Brew Alliance. Prior to his role there, he was Partner, Food & Beverage Team Leader at Miller Nash Graham & Dunn LLP. He developed specialized expertise in representing the business interests of breweries, brewpubs, restaurants, bars, hospitality vendors, and other businesses within the hospitality and beverage industries.
He has assisted business people and privately held businesses in corporate formation, business transactions, business planning, ownership and asset transfers, employment issues, ownership agreements, shareholder disputes, real estate matters, financing, and regulatory compliance. Marcus also has substantial experience in complex business and employment litigation, which provides him a unique perspective on risk management.
In 2012, Marcus co-founded the Beverage Industry Networking Group (B.I.N.G.), a group of business leaders in the Pacific Northwest who serve the craft beer, wine, and spirits industries.