Experience

Pricing Policy Compliance Training for Manufacturer Resellers

Provided training for resellers of a privately held manufacturing and distribution company to ensure compliance with the company’s Minimum Advertised Price Policy. Training included overview of relevant antitrust laws and discussion of real-world pricing scenarios.

Acted for Restaurant Franchising Business on Reverse Takeover and Readmission to AIM Market

Advised a pizza restaurant and delivery franchise in Poland on its acquisition of a competing business in Poland, its readmission to AIM and an associated equity fundraising.

Represented Private Equity Firm in Strategic Purchases

Represent private equity firms in their strategic purchases of businesses that complement their portfolio.

Multimillion-Dollar Private Offering and Controlling Interest Acquisition in Franchisor

Represented a group of investors in a multimillion-dollar private offering and acquisition of a controlling interest in a leading U.S. dog daycare franchisor. Handled investment documentation for private offering by buyer entity, operative documents for the acquisition, and conduct of due diligence.

Favorable Outcome for Franchisor in Breach of Contract Case

Obtained damage award in favor of franchisor in breach of contract action brought against franchisee and guarantors.

Representation of International Franchisor in Catastrophic Injury Case

Represented an international franchisor in a catastrophic injury case litigated to the Nebraska Supreme Court, including presentation of oral argument on behalf of the franchisor before the Nebraska Court of Appeals.

Successful Outcomes for Hotel and Real Estate Franchisors in Trademark Infringement Matters

Successfully pursued trademark infringement actions on behalf of international hotel and real estate franchisors.

Representation of Major Consumer Products Company

Represents a major manufacturer of consumer products in relations with its distributors.

Diverse Representation of Domestic and International Franchisors

Represented domestic and international franchisors in various industries including food and beverage, health care, fitness, education and real estate.

Successfully Enforced Franchise Agreement Terms

Successfully enforced terms of franchise agreement for franchisor to dismiss franchisee's claims and require filing according to contract's venue clause. 

Successfully Defended Franchisor's Trademarks and Trade Names

Served as lead counsel in various holdover franchisee disputes, successfully restraining former franchisees from using franchisor's trademarks and trade names. 

Defense of Franchisee Against MMPA Claims

Successfully defended a franchisee oil change service against claims under the Missouri Merchandising Practices Act.

Summary Judgment Affirmed on Appeal for Hotel Franchisor

Obtained summary judgment and affirmation on appeal for national hotel franchisor accused of negligence for franchisee's alleged conduct. 

Summary Judgment in Breach of Distributorship Agreement

Won summary judgment on behalf of national manufacturer client against a former distributor who sued claiming breach of exclusive distributorship agreement. 

Won Permanent Injunction in Trade Secret Case for National Franchisor

Won a permanent injunction in a trade secret case against a former executive on behalf of a national franchisor.

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Boston, MA
800 Boylston St.
30th Floor
Boston, MA 02199
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Boston, Massachusetts
Denver, CO
4643 S. Ulster St.
Suite 800
Denver, CO 80237
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Dublin, Ireland
Fitzwilliam Hall, Fitzwilliam Place
Dublin 2, Ireland
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Edwardsville, IL
115 N. Second St.
Edwardsville, IL 62025
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Edwardsville, Illinois
Jefferson City, MO
101 E. High St.
First Floor
Jefferson City, MO 65101
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Kansas City, MO
2345 Grand Blvd.
Suite 1500
Kansas City, MO 64108
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Kansas City, Missouri
Las Vegas, NV
1980 Festival Plaza Drive, Suite 750
One Summerlin
Las Vegas, NV 89135
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Las Vegas, Nevada
London, England
Royal College of Surgeons of England
38-43 Lincoln’s Inn Fields
London, WC2A 3PE
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Miami, FL
355 Alhambra Circle
Suite 1250
Coral Gables, FL 33134
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New York, NY
7 Times Square, 44th Floor
New York, NY 10036
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Philadelphia, PA
2005 Market Street
29th Floor, One Commerce Square
Philadelphia, PA 19103
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Princeton, NJ
100 Overlook Center
Second Floor
Princeton, NJ 08540
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Princeton, New Jersey
Salt Lake City, UT
201 South Main Street
Suite 750
Salt Lake City, UT 84111
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St. Louis, MO
7700 Forsyth Blvd.
Suite 1800
St. Louis, MO 63105
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Washington, D.C.
1050 Connecticut Avenue NW
Suite 500
Washington, DC 20036
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Wilmington, DE
1007 North Market Street
Wilmington, DE 19801
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Wilmington, Delaware