As an administrative lawyer, Dewey Brackin represents clients in the food and beverage industry, handling issues like alcoholic beverage permitting and the government affairs needs of restaurants, bars, hotels, amusement parks, private equity firms and others in the hospitality sector – in Texas and beyond. Dewey has extensive experience working with state agencies focused on administrative law, enforcement, licensing and compliance relating to alcoholic beverages.
His experience includes representing private equity firms buying national restaurant chains, as well as coordinating the expansion of Texas brands into other states. Dewey has also helped clients in gross receipts tax audit matters before the State Comptroller, and provided assistance with obtaining public entertainment facility certification and private club permits from the Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission, ensuring compliance with TABC accounting and membership applications.
While serving as a staff attorney at TABC, Dewey prosecuted contested cases and helped develop regulations and procedures now faced by administrative lawyers. Dewey also represented TABC in state district and appellate courts, and he is a former assistant attorney general for the state of Texas.
- J.D., The University of Texas School of Law, (1993)
- Robert S. Strauss Presidential Scholar of International Law, Queen Mary and Westfield College, London, England (1992)
- B.A., The University of Texas at Austin, (1988)
Professional Affiliations :
- Member, State Bar of Texas
- Travis County Administrative Law Section
- Associate Member, National Conference of State Liquor Administrators
- Associate Member and Advisory Board Member, National Association of Licensing and Compliance Professionals
- Member, Alliance of Alcohol Industry Attorneys and Consultants
- Texas (1993)
- Texas State Courts (1993)
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