Davis Wright Tremaine’s National Food + Beverage Practice Adds Leading Litigator and Regulatory Advisor

Litigator Kimberly Bousquet has joined the nationally recognized Food + Beverage practice at Davis Wright Tremaine LLP, expanding the team’s litigation, regulatory, and counseling capabilities and positioning the group for further growth.

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“Kim’s passion for this industry infuses everything she does,” said Jesse Lyon, co-chair of the DWT Food + Beverage industry group. “Our team motto is ‘no dabblers’ and Kim absolutely lives up to that promise. She’s earned the trust of some of the most important and innovative players in the industry and she understands their goals. She will be a tremendous asset to our firm and our clients as we continue to build out this market-leading team.”

“I’ve had the pleasure of working alongside the DWT team in the past and have come to appreciate their distinct combination of skills,” said Bousquet. “They’re experienced, practical, and connected. This is a group that’s committed to delivering transformational projects that provide better outcomes for all—and they’re expertly equipped to do so. I’m extremely excited to join them.”

Bousquet comes to the firm from Thompson Coburn LLP in St. Louis. She will continue to practice from her homebase in the Midwest, close by many of DWT’s large clients. “We are excited to welcome Kim and support the growth of the firm’s presence in the Midwest and our nationwide commitment to the food, beverage, and agriculture industry,” said Harris Kay, partner-in-charge at DWT’s Chicago office.

Whether clients need a swift remedy or a sophisticated long-term litigation strategy, Bousquet works diligently to identify the straightest path to a successful resolution. She has particular expertise with food and beverage labeling and other regulatory compliance issues involving the FDA, USDA, and other agencies—all areas of significant strength

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