Promotions, Sweepstakes, and Contests


With the growth of digital communication methods, mobile applications and social media, retail companies are finding new ways to offer cutting edge promotions and sweepstakes to their customers, often with new legal challenges. Our lawyers are experienced in all types of consumer promotions from coupons and rebates to complex loyalty programs, contests, giveaways and sweepstakes.

We have extensive experience in navigating the numerous laws and regulations governing consumer promotions and providing legal compliance advice for such consumer promotions, including:

  • Gift cards
  • Giveaways
  • Sweepstakes
  • Games of Chance
  • Charitable Promotions
  • Raffles
  • Coupons
  • Rebates
  • Contests
  • Loyalty and rewards programs.

Morningstar lawyers have advised clients in various retail industries, including apparel, home improvement, home furnishings, financial services, software and food manufacturers.  We can work closely with your legal and marketing professionals while taking a practical, business-friendly approach to promotions and legal compliance.

Our promotions, sweepstakes and contest lawyers are:


Contact us today to discuss the legal impact of your marketing promotions.

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