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Greenberg Traurig, PA

Franchising

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What the team is known for

Strong franchise and distribution practice with expertise in both domestic and international transactions and regulatory compliance work. Represents a number of large franchises in the full range of transactional and litigation needs. Also possesses particular expertise in matters arising from issues concerning IP and labor and employment. Able to provide clients with regular counsel on the nuances and the impact of changes in local law in various international jurisdictions.

Strengths

“The team thinks thoroughly through every legal scenario," comments one source, before adding: "They are a cohesive unit and everyone keeps up to speed on every aspect of the case."

A client says: "The team has a fast turnaround time and consistently provides high-level guidance."

Another interviewee notes: “Greenberg Traurig has the talent capacity to supply a tightly organized team of sub‐specialists.”

Work highlights

Advised TGI Fridays Franchisor on all aspects of its franchise operations including regulatory, employment, antitrust and franchisee matters.

Notable practitioners

Alan Greenfield advises on matters such as structuring franchise programs and international transactions.
“Alan is a great partner and very supportive of our business needs. He is very responsive and always provides creative solutions to problems that we present.” “Alan’s strengths are his tenacity and willingness to provide support at any time of day.”

Breton Permesly offers strong expertise in domestic and international franchising and distribution matters. He regularly advises clients on franchise program development and cross-border deals and transactions.

David Oppenheim maintains an impressive practice and advises on regulatory compliance issues and domestic and international franchising matters.
"He has the ability to distill complicated issues to a simple explanation."

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Overview

Greenberg Traurig’s Franchise & Distribution Practice draws on the deep transactional, regulatory, litigation, and intellectual property experience of its dedicated attorneys to advise regional, national, and international franchisors, manufacturers, and distributors in the many aspects of franchising and distribution. Our transactional team understands that every operation is unique and creates tailored franchise and distribution plans for clients specifically designed to meet their short- and long-term goals. Clients, ranging from individual entrepreneurs to internationally recognized public companies, rely on us to structure domestic and international franchise and distribution programs, prepare and file registration documents, counsel on compliance with federal and state relationship regulations, counsel on the implementation of system-wide marketing and other franchise programs, and address relationship problems that may arise. If an issue arises, our litigation team is skilled in effectively and efficiently representing franchise and distribution companies in litigation, arbitration, mediation, and other alternative dispute resolution procedures.

Franchising

Greenberg Traurig, PA

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Location

333 SE 2nd Avenue

Suite 4400

Miami

Florida

USA

FL 33131

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Franchising


Alan Greenfield
Band 3
Breton H. Permesly
Up and Coming
David Oppenheim
Band 2