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Jaci P. Flug

Partner
Overview

Jaci P. Flug is a partner in the Hospitality, Alcohol, and Leisure Industry Group at Greenspoon Marder LLP. She is a seasoned legal professional with a remarkable track record of guiding tech startups and corporations through complex legal landscapes. Ms. Flug has previously served as general counsel and senior vice president at Drizly, the nation’s leading and largest e-commerce platform for on-demand alcohol delivery. During this time, Ms. Flug played a pivotal role in the company’s journey, from series C fundraising to its $1.1 billion acquisition by an American tech giant – a deal that involved extensive scrutiny by the Federal Trade Commission. Beyond this, Ms. Flug has provided important counsel on a wide spectrum of legal matters, ranging from litigation and employment law to contracting, privacy, security, and marketing. Moreover, she is a recognized authority in the beverage alcohol industry, having expertly managed industry and regulatory affairs, fostering crucial relationships with regulators, legislators, industry members, and trade associations. She frequently lectures on the topic of beverage alcohol e-commerce.

Ms. Flug also previously served as general counsel for a tech company with ancillary services to cannabis industries, interacting with regulatory bodies and members of state and local legislatures and advocating for strong social equity programs. As general counsel for the New York State Liquor Authority, she advised the Board on all disciplinary, licensing, and trade practice matters, including the legislation concerning the manufacturing, distribution, and sale of alcohol in the State of New York.

Bar Admissions

  • New York
  • Supreme Court of the United States, 2006

Education

  • J.D., cum laude, New York Law School, 2001
    • Special Topics Editor, New York Law School Journal of Human Rights
  • B.A., SUNY Geneseo, American Studies, 1998
Experience

Professional and Community Involvement

  • Catholic Charities of New York, Representing Asylum Seekers, Pro Bono Attorney, 2019- Present
  • Judicial Hearing Officer Selection Advisory Committee Appellate Division, Second Department, 2011-2023
  • Central Screening Committee Appellate Division, First Department, 2012-2023
  • Judges and Lawyers Breast Cancer Alert
    • President, 2020-2022
  • Women’s Bar Association of the State of New York
    • President, 2016 -2017
    • President-Elect, 2015-2016
    • Corresponding Secretary, 2014-2015
    • Vice President, 2012-2014
    • Recording Secretary, 2011-2012
  • Bronx Women’s Bar Association
    • President, 2007-2008
  • Queen’s County Women’s Bar Association, Member

Speaking Engagements

Awards

Recognitions

  • Judges and Lawyers Breast Cancer Alert, “Volunteer Services Award,” 2024
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