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    Williams previously served as District Supervisor with Florida’s Division of Alcoholic Beverages and Tobacco

    TAMPA, Fla. – July 9, 2018 – GrayRobinson, P.A. announces the addition of alcohol industry licensing specialist Alicia Williams as the newest member of the firm’s Nationwide Alcohol Industry Team.

    Williams formerly served as a licensing specialist and District Supervisor with Florida’s Division of Alcoholic Beverages and Tobacco, where she helped hire, train and oversee staff in alcohol-related licensing matters. She was especially involved with hospitality-related issues, serving as a liaison among federal, state and local government agencies and licensees in the hospitality industry.

    GrayRobinson’s Nationwide Alcohol Industry Team includes a deep bench of licensing specialists who assist clients with applying for, obtaining and maintaining the appropriate licenses related to operating their businesses. Working side-by-side with the team’s dedicated lawyers and compliance specialists, these professionals bring to the table licensing expertise in a broad range of heavily-regulated industries, including alcohol beverages, tobacco, food, lottery, firearms and explosives industries.

    “Alicia brings a unique combination of specialized skills and regulatory experience to our licensing group, and we are pleased to add her talents to our growing roster of professionals,” said Richard M. Blau, head of GrayRobinson’s Nationwide Alcohol Industry Team. “Our Team is comprised of valued professionals with deep roots in the industry who fully understand the licensing needs of our clients. Alicia is the perfect example of a well-respected former regulator with strong industry relationships whose skills and experience will bring added value to the service of our clients.”

    Williams is the most recent addition to a team of more than 25 lawyers, former regulators and licensing specialists who focus their professional skills on serving the legal and compliance needs of alcohol industry members throughout North America. GrayRobinson’s Nationwide Alcohol Industry Team is proud to be ranked “BAND 1” nationally for Food and Beverage Law by Chambers and Partners


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