Mitch Funk

Associate

Atlanta, Georgia

Mitch Funk is a member of the firm’s Alcohol, Food & Regulated Products Group. He focuses his practice on beverage-alcohol licensing and permitting for businesses such as breweries, distilleries, restaurants, brew pubs, hotels, and other areas of the hospitality industry.

Prior to joining Taylor English, Mr. Funk served as a senior associate in the Beverage Alcohol group at Taylor, Feil, Harper & Lumsden PC. While attending Georgia State College of Law, he served as a legal intern with TFH legal for two years where he gained a wealth of knowledge in numerous areas of the beverage-alcohol regulatory world.

While in law school, Mr. Funk focused on issues important to small businesses, such as land-use regulation and corporate formation. Additionally, he was a member of Moot Court, as a coach and competitor, and the Student Trial Lawyers Association Mock Trial team, serving one year as Vice President. Before graduating, Mr. Funk was inducted into the Order of the Barristers, a national honor society for law students in trial advocacy. Mr. Funk joined TFH legal as an associate attorney following graduation from law school.

Before his legal career, Mr. Funk spent two years working as a band director in rural Alabama for low-income middle and high schools. His students’ desire to learn and become proficient at their instruments ultimately led him to law school.

Mr. Funk lives in Atlanta, GA with his wife, Lauren. When not working on the legal side of beverage-alcohol, he likes to visit craft breweries to learn the science, business, and art of beer-making.

Recognitions

  • Order of The Barristers, Georgia State Chapter, Inducted 2020

Practice Areas

  • Alcohol, Food & Regulated Products
  • Licensing & Permits

Education

  • Georgia State University College of Law, JD, 2020
  • Auburn University, BME, 2015

Bar Admissions

  • Georgia

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