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2021 Business of Vineyards: Vineyard Lease Agreements


Zoom - Details will be emailed to you from NVG staff before live webinar


9:00am - 10:30am


If you experience any issues with registration or do not receive the Zoom information by Wednesday, May 19, please reach out events@napagrowers.org for assistance.

Join industry experts to discuss topics that are top-of-mind relating to vineyard lease agreements.  This seminar will focus on how both the lessee and lessor can develop contracts that offer mutual protection and benefit.

Meet the Speakers:

Carol Kingery Ritter, Managing Partner, Dickenson Peatman & Fogarty

Carol Kingery Ritter is a Managing Partner of DP&F and practices in the firm’s business and real property practice groups. Carol’s practice includes general corporate formation, compliance and restructuring and business contracts with an emphasis on serving wine industry business. Carol has specific expertise in the preparation and negotiation of essential wine business contracts, such as grape purchase agreements, distribution agreements, wine production agreements, vineyard leases and vineyard redevelopment agreements, and counseling clients through complex vineyard, winery and wine business sales and acquisitions.
Jennifer Douglas, Managing Partner, Dickenson Peatman & Fogarty

Jennifer E. Douglas is co-managing partner and head of the firm’s labor and employment department. She has been a lawyer for 25 years with extensive experience in all manner of employment issues including wage and hour, discrimination, reasonable accommodation, leaves of absence, and implementing state and federal regulations. She often analyzes legal risks associated with hiring, disciplining and firing in order to counsel clients with these employment decisions. Although counseling is the key to DP&F’s employment practice, Jennifer is a trained and experienced litigator who protects her clients’ interests when litigation becomes necessary.

Don't forget to register for Part 2 and Part 3 of the 2021 Business of Vineyards series.

Part 2: Vineyard Values and Trends - on Thursday, June 3. Register Here.

Part 3: Put Happiness to Work - on Thursday, June 17. Register Here.

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