D. Evan Sallee

LOCATION: Minneapolis | Minnesota
PHONE: 612-259-4800
Favorite Drink: IPA

Honors and Awards


Elected to Board of Directors for Fair State Brewing Cooperative


CEO and co-founder of Fair State Brewing Cooperative

About Evan Sallee

Evan Sallee graduated from Northwestern University School of Law in 2012. He is co-founder and CEO of Fair State Brewing Cooperative, Minnesota’s first cooperatively-owned brewery. In addition to his legal knowledge, Evan has in-depth, practical knowledge of how to successfully create a craft brewery from the ground up. Evan can take this broad background in law and business to help you successfully bring your vision from grain to glass. He can provide knowledgeable counsel to breweries in a variety of areas, including: navigating state & federal regulations and permitting; raising money from investors; equipment financing; bank loans; negotiating leases; and applying for trademarks. He is also available to provide more broad business consultation and provide you with the services you need to achieve your goals.

Additional Qualifications

Areas of Practice

Craft Beer and Distillery Law


Northwestern University School of Law

B.A, Carleton College;  J.D.


New Overtime Rules and Breweries
Minnesota Craft Brewers Guild Annual Meeting, July 22, 2016

Beneath the Surface
Three Areas New Brewers Need to Approach with Caution, with Erin Conway and Evan Sallee, Midwest Craft Brewers Conference, 2015

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