P.A.T. Ferguson Consulting, LLC specializes in providing confidential, professional assistance and consultation to the legal industry in a variety of areas, including expert witness testimony and consultation, litigation support, on-site alcohol sales and service compliance review, and liquor law violation review and resolution. Also provided are alcohol operations evaluations of liquor licensed establishments and liquor license aquisition. Patricia Ferguson has consulted on numerous dram shop/alcohol related cases throughout Washington State since 2003 involving alcohol related deaths and injuries.
Additionally, this company provides training, specifically Mandatory Alcohol Server Training (M.A.S.T) and Techniques of Effective Alcohol Management (T.E.A.M.) to personnel in the hospitality industry.
Among the hundreds of clients served are Chevron Corporation, Cucina! Cucina!, Wolfgang Puck Worldwide, The Seattle Mariners, The Seattle Seahawks, The Seattle Sounders FC, Ogden Entertainment, Volume Services America, Centerplate, ClearChannel, Aramark, and First and Goal, Inc.. .
The responsible sale and service of alcohol comes about by employing a mix of effective training, clear alcohol service policies and practices, and on-going monitoring and involvement by management. A review of an establishments overall alcohol operations plan speaks to it's commitment to upholding a reasonable standard of care. Such plan reviews are a specialty of this company.