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We take your business as seriously as you do.


Dalton & Tomich, PLC attorneys have extensive experience providing comprehensive legal services to restaurant owners and other food and beverage clients at all stages of development and growth. From brand new startups and food trucks to middle market businesses and franchises, we have the knowledge and skill to assist all types of food and beverage businesses with their unique legal needs.

Dalton & Tomich, PLC’s attorneys come to the table with a unique perspective and inside knowledge on the operation of restaurants. With this foundation and deep understanding, we can help you navigate the permitting and licensing processes, tedious employment issues and other matters to help you keep the business focused on its passion: food and service.

Our goal is to help our restaurant clients navigate this legal landscape as smoothly as possible so they are able to focus on what matters most: running the business. We provide a full range of transactional services for food and beverage businesses, including:

  • Restaurant and Other Business Formation
  • Commercial Real Estate
  • Land Use and Zoning
  • Contract Drafting, Review and Negotiation
  • Food and Beverage Safety Advice
  • Financing
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Intellectual Property Protection
  • Regulatory Compliance
  • Industry Promotion
  • Distribution and Franchising

We can help you meet your goals.

The attorneys of Dalton & Tomich, PLC have the experience and the knowledge to work with you to develop a legal solution that helps you accomplish your goals.

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The business and employment attorneys of Dalton & Tomich take your business just as seriously as you do. Attorneys Zana Tomich and Noel Sterett are trusted by closely held family businesses and others across Michigan and Northern Illinois as invaluable partners and counselors. We guarantee all your calls and emails will be returned within one business day so you can focus on what you do best: running your business.