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Adams and Reese Partner Will Cheek received a 2023 JD Supra Readers’ Choice Award as a top author in the “Food & Beverage” category.

JD Supra recognized more than 300 authors from among the approximately 70,000 who published on its platform throughout 2022. These annual awards (in their eighth year now) recognize JD Supra contributors for the visibility and engagement their thought leadership earned among readers in select subjects during the previous 12 months. 

Cheek regularly posts articles covering Tennessee-related alcohol, restaurant and hospitality news in his blog Last Call.

Often referenced as the go-to liquor lawyer in Tennessee, Cheek leads the Tennessee Retail Team of Adams and Reese's Alcohol and Hospitality practice. He counsels clients on licensing and regulatory compliance under Tennessee state and local liquor and beer laws, and assists distilleries, wineries, breweries and contract manufacturers on production, distribution and marketing, including complex federal and state tied house issues.

Cheek is the only attorney ranked Band 1 by Chambers USA in the Southeastern category of Food & Beverages: Alcohol. He is ranked by Best Lawyers in America in Food and Beverage Law, as well as Nonprofit/Charities Law.

Cheek is a founding member of the Alliance of Alcohol Industry Attorneys and Consultants, and he serves as an advisory board member and legal counsel for the National Association of Licensing and Compliance Professionals.