Robert Tobiassen JD '78

Robert M. Tobiassen


Robert Tobiassen JD ’78 authored a chapter on international trade in wine for the second edition of Wine in America: Law and Policy, published by Aspen Publishing in March 2023.


Robert M. Tobiassen JD ’78 is the new president of the National Association of Beverage Importers. Previously, Tobiassen was with the U.S. Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, and Firearms and the Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau.


Robert M. Tobiassen JD ’78 was a guest lecturer for a law class at the University of California at Davis. Tobiassen gave an overview of the federal regulatory system for alcohol, drawing on his knowledge as the former chief counsel for the Department of the Treasury’s Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau.