Liquor Licensing and Beverage Law

PA Liquor Law

Edward A. Taraskus has been representing liquor licensees and hospitality industry members in Pennsylvania since 1978 and, on behalf of his clients, has appeared before the Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board, the Pennsylvania Office of Administrative Law Judge, the various courts of Common Pleas, and appellate courts in Philadelphia, and throughout Pennsylvania.

Joseph B. Silverstein has been representing bars and restaurants in various corporate and litigation matters for more than 20 years. Prior to becoming partners, Ed and Joe worked closely together on matters related to liquor licensing.

Specializing in liquor licensing representation, we will help you navigate Pennsylvania’s Liquor Control Board regulations so that you can focus on doing what you do best – running your beverage and hospitality business.

Indoor Dining and Alcohol Sales

by Edward Taraskus | Jan 12, 2021

The hospitality industry continues to struggle financially during the national COVID-19 health crisis and the government's attempts to control the spread of the deadly virus. The Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board issued an updated guidance regarding the Governor’s...

Citation For Failure To Pay State Taxes

by Edward Taraskus | Mar 20, 2019

Licensees are aware that in order to renew, transfer, or obtain a PLCB license both the Pennsylvania Department of Revenue and the Pennsylvania Department of Labor and Industry each must issue tax clearances for the licensee. Therefore the licensee has the obligation...