As a lawyer specializing in the wine and spirits industry, K. Christopher Branch has represented over 100 suppliers, distributors and retailers of beverage alcohol from all over the world in his own practice. This has spanned nearly 20 years in trial, regulatory, and transactional matters, including interstate and international trade. Most recently in 2016, he has been involved in two major winery transactions and has formed several companies active in the distilling industry. He often collaborates with large firms including Arent Fox. A major portion of his practice is devoted to sales, marketing, and trade practice requirements proffered by the federal and individual state governments. He actively teaches professionals & students at regional wine forums, local colleges & major wine universities in France & California.