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Hi there! I’m happy you’re here. My name is Ashley Brandt and I’m an attorney in Chicago representing clients in the Food and Beverage, Advertising…

Hi there! I’m happy you’re here. My name is Ashley Brandt and I’m an attorney in Chicago representing clients in the Food and Beverage, Advertising, Media, and Real Estate industries.

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As part of Illinois’s path to re-opening those businesses shut-down or limited by Illinois’s stay at home orders, the state government, through the Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity, has released guidelines for a multitude of businesses and business settings to implement in order to re-open. There are plans and kits for retailers, manufacturers, offices, salons, spas, fitness centers, camps, and bars and restaurants, to name a few. The guidelines for bars and restaurants are extensive and you should review them prior to designing and considering your plans for re-opening to ensure compliance as deviations from the guidelines might… Continue Reading Here are the guidelines Illinois issued for bars and restaurants looking to re-open. Get familiar with them as a failure to meet these minimum standards could amount to trouble from regulators and grounds for liability from customers or employees that get sick.