The Tennessee Distillers Guild formed in March 2014. The mission of the Guild is to responsibly promote and advocate for the distilling industry in Tennessee through the collective voice of its members.
Waller's Alcoholic Beverage team helped found the non-profit trade association of approximately 30 distilleries and recently lead efforts to open the state's official whiskey trail in 2017. Waller team advises legal strategies for legislation to protect the distillery industry, licensing for whiskey festivals to help fund the association, non-profit corporate work and complimentary legal advice on novel and innovative trade practices that are unique to numerous start up distilleries.
Serve as primary debtor’s counsel to the Roman Catholic Diocese of Harrisburg in its Chapter 11 bankruptcy proceeding pending in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania.
Assisted Big Machine with changing local law to allow a brewery and distillery within Nashville city limits as well as obtaining all licensing necessary to open the business.
Assisted in the structuring and licensing needed to open the only African-American-owned and woman-owned distillery in Tennessee, which was named after Nearest Green, an African-American man who was Jack Daniels’ first Master Distiller.