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Leading Alcohol Beverage Law Firm Re-brands as Strike Kerr & Johns

Posted on January 28, 2020

San Francisco, Calif.—Effective immediately, the law firm of Strike & Techel has changed its name to Strike Kerr & Johns. The firm will continue its national alcoholic beverage law specialty practice from its offices in the Financial District of San Francisco. The attorneys’ contact information will remain unchanged and the firm will continue to maintain its website at SK&J will also soon be reviving its informative and widely read alcohol industry blog, Digest. The team at Strike Kerr & Johns extends their best wishes to departing partner Kristen Techel, as she takes a hiatus from law firm life to chart her next course.

Partner Barry Strike observed, “It’s been a great ten years as Strike & Techel, and we’ll miss working with Kristen, but my partners Tom Kerr, Melani Johns and I, along with the other SK&J attorneys, legal assistants and staff, are very excited about the future and eager to continue our practice under the Strike Kerr & Johns banner!”

About Strike Kerr & Johns – The attorneys at Strike Kerr & Johns have been practicing exclusively in the field of alcoholic beverage law for many years and are widely recognized as one of the top firms in their field. They represent domestic and international wineries, breweries, distillers, importers and retailers, as well as service providers to those industry members, in all facets of the alcohol business. The attorneys and paralegals at SK&J maintain a strong network of attorney colleagues and alcohol regulators across the country, so they are able to assist alcohol beverage clients in their home state of California and across the U.S.

If you would like more information about the firm, please call Phil Vizcarra, SK&J’s Office Manager, at 415-226-1400 or email to

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