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Andre R. Jaglom


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Andre R Jaglom

Bio

Andre R. Jaglom is the co-chair of Tannenbaum Helpern’s Corporate group and of its Franchise Law, Distribution and E-Commerce practice. Drew also leads the Firm’s multi-disciplinary Cybersecurity and Data Privacy practice.

Drew regularly counsels clients in the distribution and marketing of goods and services. His distribution experience includes the establishment and restructuring of distribution networks; domestic and international distribution and supply contracts; mergers and acquisitions of distribution companies; the acquisition, sale and exchange of distribution rights; e-commerce distribution agreements; distributor and supplier relations, and dealer termination litigation.

Drew has led our teams in numerous major distributor acquisitions and joint ventures, and has structured and handled many brand distribution rights transactions, including structuring tax-free exchanges as well as more typical purchases and sales. In addition, he assists clients with the development of corporate legal compliance programs in antitrust and other areas, as well as providing general corporate counseling to new and established businesses.

In addition, Drew leads Tannenbaum Helpern’s Cybersecurity and Data Privacy practice. This interdisciplinary team has experience in the many facets of this critical area of importance to all businesses, including technology issues, cybersecurity and data privacy regulation and compliance, data breach planning and response, and dispute resolution. He has helped guide clients in complying with the varying regulations of data privacy and protection in the U.S., Europe and other jurisdictions around the world.

Drew has decades of experience representing clients in the food and beverage industry, including alcoholic beverage law and soft drink distribution, franchise agreements and offering circulars, computer law, and trade associations and non-profit organizations. Drew was the principal draftsman of the New Jersey Malt Alcoholic Beverages Practices Act, which was signed into law on December 15, 2005. He is frequently quoted in beer, wine and spirits industry trade publications.

For over thirty years, Drew chaired the annual American Law Institute-American Bar Association Course of Study on Product Distribution and Marketing, to rave reviews from lawyers who attended. Drew has spoken for many years on international distribution and marketing law, privacy and data protection and intellectual property protection issues at meetings of the New York State Bar Association International Section. He is a former Chair of the NYSBA International Section and Chair of its International Distribution, Sales and Marketing Committee, Secretary of the Business Law Section, a member of the Executive Committees of the International Section and the Business Law Section, and recently completed his term as Chair of the NYSBA Section Delegates Caucus. He served for eight years on the Computer Law Committee of the Association of the Bar of the City of New York, including five as Secretary.

Drew has been selected for inclusion in New York Metro Super Lawyers continuously from 2006 through 2017 – every year that selections have been made. He has also been selected for inclusion in the 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, and 2018 Best Lawyers in America Guide.

Significant Matters

  • Represented HOBO N.E., LLC in the acquisition of Constellation Brands distribution rights in Massachusetts and subsequent acquisition of a 50% interest in Burke Distributing Company, LLC, June 2015.
  • Represented Manhattan Beer Distributors LLC in acquisition of Heineken, Miller and other distribution rights and assets of Windmill Distributing Co., L.P. in metropolitan New York City and the Hudson Valley, 2015
  • Formation of Manhattan Beer Distributors LLC (the third largest beer distributor in the U.S.) by Manhattan Beer Distributors, Inc. and Coors Distributing Company of New York, Inc., 1998.
  • Advised all New Jersey distributors of a major national brewer in negotiation and drafting of the New Jersey Malt Alcoholic Beverages Practices Act, which was signed into law on December 15, 2005.
  • Negotiated trademark license agreement with major candy manufacturer for production of soft drink.
  • Advised Fortune 500 telecommunications equipment manufacturer in connection with restructuring its distribution arrangements, including trademark and software licensing issues with both resellers and end users.
  • Negotiated licensing agreements for portfolio management, pricing, hedging and trading software used as the arbitrage trading system at a major securities firm.
  • Represented Australian company in acquiring engine supercharger technology from Scottish and American companies for use and license in the U.S. and around the world.
  • Negotiated and drafted scores of distribution and licensing agreements in many industries, including beer, wine and spirits, food, soft drinks, perfume and cosmetics, watches, software and others.
  • Rogers v. Koons, 960 F.2d 301 (2d Cir. 1992) Elizabeth Taylor Cosmetics Co. v. Annick Goutal, Inc., 673 F. Supp. 1238 (S.D.N.Y. 1987)

Andre Jaglom has or will serve as a speaker, moderator, event chair or panelist for the following events:

Areas of Focus:

  • Distribution and Marketing
  • Antitrust & Competition Law
  • Food and Beverage
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Commercial Transactions
  • Trademark and Copyright
  • Software and Computer Law

Education:

College:

  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1974, B.S. Physics, B.S. Management

Law School:

  • Harvard Law School, 1977, J.D.
  • ​Honors: Magna cum laude

Prior Affiliations:

  • Paul, Weiss Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison, 1977-1984
  • Stecher Jaglom & Prutzman LLP, 1984-2000

Memberships:

Professional:

  • New York State Bar Association: Immediate Past Chair, Section Delegates Caucus
  • New York State Bar Association:
    International Section:
    Former Chair;
    Executive Committee Member;
    Delegate to House of Delegates; co-chair, International Distribution, Sales and Marketing Committee
  • New York State Bar Association: Business Law Section; Secretary; Executive Committee; Franchise, Distribution & Licensing Law Committee

Civic:

  • Trustee, Bronxville (N.Y.) Board of Education, 1997-2001

Others:

  • Board of Directors, Institute of Masters of Wine (North America) Ltd.
  • Secretary and Board of Directors, The American Institute of Wine & Food
  • Club Counsel, MIT Club of New York, 2001-2008

Bar Admissions:

  • New York
  • U.S. District Courts, Southern and Eastern Districts of New York
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit
  • United States Supreme Court

Languages:

  • French

Award Recognitions:

  • Super Lawyers: 2006-2017
  • Best Lawyers: 2013-2018
  • Avenue Magazine's Legal Elites: 2012
  • Fortune's Magazine Top Ranked IP Attorneys: 2012
  • Corporate Counsel and American Lawyer Top Ranked IP Attorneys: 2012
  • Martindale-Hubbell AV Preeminent Rating
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