Isabelle R. Cunningham* focuses her practice on regulatory matters, particularly in the area of alcohol and distribution.

Isabelle concentrates her work on franchise law related to new product launches, transfers of brand rights, supplier rights in a distributor transaction and has experience drafting, reviewing and negotiating contracts. Additionally, Isabelle advises in-house teams on general contract risks and risk mitigation as well as providing legal support on trade practice issues and wholesaler relations. As an in-house attorney, Isabelle advised senior leadership on supplier’s rights under distributor agreements, wholesaler consolidation efforts and the termination of wholesaler contracts.

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  • Assisted a senior leadership team managing the Boston Beer and Dogfish Head merger, including nationwide wholesaler consolidation efforts
  • Launched products in new and innovative categories
  • Reviewed and negotiated large sponsorship and advertising agreements, ensuring compliance with state and federal alcoholic beverage laws


Northeastern University School of Law, JD, 2019
University of Missouri, BA, 2015


Isabelle R. Cunningham

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