Corey Day is an attorney in Stoel Rives’ Litigation group. He has represented public entities and private clients in federal and state court. His practice encompasses business disputes, and alcoholic beverage matters. He has also defended clients in labor & employment matters related to wrongful termination, misclassification, sexual harassment, discrimination, retaliation, and wage & hour.

Before joining Stoel Rives, Corey was an associate with Murphy Campbell Alliston & Quinn (2017–2019) and an employment litigation associate with Porter Scott (2016–2017).


University of California, Davis, School of Law, J.D., 2016; Dean’s Merit Scholarship; Michael H. Remy Memorial Scholarship; Managing Editor, Bluebooking Executive Editor, Environs: Environmental Law and Policy Journal

University of California, Davis, B.S., Psychology with Biology emphasis, Neuroscience (minor), 2009




United States District Courts for the Eastern, Northern and Central Districts of California


  • Defends public entities and private clients in wrongful termination, misclassification, sexual harassment, discrimination, retaliation, and wage & hour matters.
  • Counsels bar, brewery, winery and distillery clients on regulatory compliance, licensing, contracts, and employment law matters.
  • Represents alcohol beverage clients in California Alcohol Beverage Control enforcement actions.
  • Regularly represents clients through all stages of litigation.
  • Summary judgment granted in trespasser injury case on behalf of Union Pacific Railroad, McMillan v. Union Pacific, Los Angeles County Superior Court (2018).
  • Summary judgment granted in Federal Employer’s Liability Act case on behalf of Union Pacific Railroad, Buckelew v. Union Pacific, Placer County Superior Court (2018).
  • Summary judgment granted in trespasser fatality case on behalf of Union Pacific Railroad, Soto v. Union Pacific, Los Angeles County Superior Court (2018).


Insights & Presentations

  • “Texting Your Customers? Dot Your ‘I’s’ and Cross Your TCPAs” (co-author), Artisan Spirit Magazine, Fall 2023
  • “Online Click-Through Contracts: Clickwrap, Browsewrap, Everywhere a Wrap-Wrap” (co-author), Corporate Counsel, August 2023
  • “Made Where? The Complications of Using ‘Made in the USA’ on Your Spirit” (co-author), Artisan Spirit Magazine, Summer 2023
  • “Mum’s No Longer the Word: Maneuvering Pay Disclosure Across the Country” (co-author), Artisan Spirit Magazine, Spring 2023
  • “Business in California: Website Accessibility Suits” (co-author), Corporate Counsel, October 2022
  • “Distributing the Competition Among Distributors: Executive Order Aims to Compel Competition” (co-author), Artisan Spirit Magazine, Fall 2022
  • “Corey Day: Young Professionals 2022” (profile) Comstock’s, July 2022
  • “Minding Your Wastewater: A Brief Overview of the National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) Permitting Program and Why You Should Care” (co-author), Artisan Spirit Magazine, Spring 2022
  • “Out of Stock: Contract Considerations During the Supply Chain Disruption” (co-author), Craft Spirit, March/April 2022
  • “(anti) Trust the Process: Renewed Scrutiny of the Alcohol Industry” (co-author), Artisan Spirit Magazine, Winter 2022
  • “Living in Excess: The Business and Legal Considerations for Turning Unused Capacity into Revenue,” American Craft Spirits Association Annual Conference, Louisville, KY, December 2021
  • “It’s Not Easy Being Green: Legal Considerations for Marketing Your Sustainability Efforts” (co-author), Artisan Spirit Magazine, Fall 2021
  • “Café Culture: Considerations for Joint Tasting Rooms and Shared Spaces” (co-author), Artisan Spirit Magazine, Summer 2021
  • “Website Accessibility: Unseen Liability” (co-author), Artisan Spirit Magazine, Spring 2021
  • “Recurring Payments: Get the Revenue While Limiting the Risk” (co-author), Artisan Spirit Magazine, Winter 2021
  • “The Regulatory Response to COVID-19: Lessons for Moving Forward,” Artisan Spirit Magazine, Summer 2020
  • “Auditing Your Obligations: A Contract Law Primer” (co-author), Artisan Spirit Magazine, Spring 2020
  • “Distillery Club Considerations” (co-author), Artisan Spirit Magazine, Winter 2020
  • “Drafting and Negotiating Wine Industry Contracts and Agreements,” National Business Institute, Sacramento, CA, September 2019
  • “Labor Law for Your Labor of Love: An Overview of Labor and Employment Law,” American Craft Spirits Association Annual Conference, Minneapolis, MN, February 2019
  • “The Letter, and the Spirit, of the Law for Distillery Websites & Social Media,” American Craft Spirits Association Webinar, April 2018
  • “Accessing the Excess: Settlement Considerations Post-Teleflex Medical,” Association of Defense Counsel of Northern California & Nevada Annual Convention, San Francisco, CA, December 2017



  • Included in Best Lawyers®: Ones to Watch in America (Commercial Litigation, Litigation—Labor and Employment), 2022–2024
  • Listed in Sacramento Magazine’s Top Lawyers, 2022–2023
  • Listed among Rising Stars (Civil Litigation, Food and Drug Law) Northern California Super Lawyers®, 2021–2023
  • Davis, Calif., Chamber of Commerce Director of the Year Award, Recipient, 2021
  • Stoel Rives LLP Andrew Guy Pro Bono Award, Recipient, 2021, 2023



  • Davis Chamber of Commerce, Executive Committee Board Member & Current Chair, 2019–present
  • Civil Litigation & Business Law Sections, Sacramento County Bar Association
  • Sacramento County Bar Association, Secretary
  • Schwartz-Levi Inn of Court, 2017–present
  • Sacramento State University, Survey of Brewing & Distilling, Spring Semesters, Lecturer, 2018 & 2022
  • Stoel Rives Associates Committee, California Representative, 2020–2022


  • Alchemist CDC, Alchemy Kitchen Advisory Committee Member, 2018–2022
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