Restaurant Industry Law

Our business attorneys’ practices include representing many restaurants and other food industry clients with everything from day-to-day issues and contracts to problems and disputes.

Winick & Gallaher, P.C. has represented many clients engaged in the food and restaurant businesses for over three decades.  Attorney Russel Winick has always had a particular interest in the food industry, because his relatives have owned restaurants in the Chicago area since the early 1900s.  Our Firm’s services to restaurant owners and operators include:

  • Review and negotiation of store leases
  • Preparation and negotiation of Food Product Development Agreements
  • Handling of employee problems
  • Preparation of Company Employee Handbooks and Manuals
  • Drafting of Food Product License Agreements
  • Advice regarding customer issues
  • Assistance with business expansion and growth projects
  • Provision of general corporate, LLC, and business advice

If the restaurant and food industry experience of Winick & Gallaher, P.C. could be of benefit to you and your business, please call us at 630-548-5800 for assistance.


Winick & Gallaher has been a pleasure to work with.  Their expertise and insights have been of remarkable value to our company.  And they’re a pleasure to work with.  Highly recommend this firm.

Stephan Perrault
Wellspring Creative Communications

As a new small business owner, I came to Joseph with many questions regarding protecting both myself and my business. Joseph exceeded my expectations in answering my questions thoroughly and swiftly. He certainly has put my mind at ease! From creating a client waiver to filing my LLC and trademarks, he has made me feel supported along this journey of growing my business. I highly recommend Joseph for any of your small business needs!

Michelle Stratton
Strive Performance, LLC