Arthur (Art) J. DeCelle focuses his practice on advising alcohol beverage companies in commercial transactions, advertising and marketing, regulatory and excise tax compliance, and effective participation in legal and public policy debates at all levels of government.

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  • Drafts and negotiates complex beer, wine and spirits distribution and production agreements
  • Advises and helps implements comprehensive government affairs programs and tracks evolving issues
  • Provides situation analyses, drafts testimony and assistance to maximize effectiveness of clients’ participation in legislative and administrative hearings and other public proceedings

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  • Chambers USA 2013 to 2019
  • DC Bar Pro Bono Hall of Fame


George Mason University School of Law, JD, 1987
New York State Senate Graduate Fellow
St. John’s University, MA, 1981
St. John’s University, BA, 1978

District of Columbia

Arthur J. DeCelle

Insights & Events / Media

Federal Tax Weekly (Wolters Kluwer) / July 27, 2017

New Brewer / March/April 2017

The New Brewer / May/June 2015

The New Brewer / September/October 2014