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BestFranchiseAttorneys.com Participation Form

BestFranchiseAttorneys.com offers exceptional online exposure to experienced franchise attorneys for a very modest investment. The annual participation fee is $200, which includes a complimentary FDD of your choice (2014, 2015 or 2016) from www.FranchiseDisclosures.com. The benefits of a 12-month listing include:

  • An expansive profile listing on www.BestFranchiseAttorneys.com, which includes detailed information about the attorney, his or her firm, background information, education, areas of expertise, a client list, geographic coverage, link to firm Homepage, etc.
  • Ability to select from 11 distinct legal service categories.
  • 4-color personal photo and company logo displayed with profile.
  • Complimentary 2014, 2015 or 2016 FDD from www.FranchiseDisclosures.com.
  • Option to purchase additional 2014, 2015 or 2016 FDDs for discounted price of $110 each . Pre-2014 FDDs and UFOCs invoiced at $120 each. Choose from over 30,000 FDDs and UFOCs listed on www.FranchiseDisclosures.com.
  • Website profile updates throughout the year at no charge.
  • 25% discount on franchisor database (www.FranchisorDatabase.com ).
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ATTORNEY PROFILE

1. ATTORNEY CONTACT INFORMATION

 
1. Name of Attorney :
First Name :
Last Name :
Address :
City :
State/Prov.
Zip/Postal Code :
Country :
Direct Phone # :
Cell Phone # :
Email :
Fax No # :
Website :
2. Approximately what percentage of your personal billable hours relate to clients in the franchising industry?
3. Number of active franchise industry clients? (in the past 5 years)
4. Client Retention Rate (%):

2. FIRM INFORMATION

 
1. Name of Firm :
Address :
City :
State/Prov.
Zip/Postal Code :
Country :
Telephone No.
or:
Fax:
2. Other Offices in:
3. Year Founded :
4. How many full-time attorneys are currently on your firm’s staff?
5. What is your relationship with the firm? - Partner, Managing Partner, Associate,Shareholder, etc.

3. ATTORNEY BACKGROUND AND CREDENTIALS

1. Education/Honors:
2. Bar Admissions (States/Year):
3. Professional Associations:
4. Certifications:
5. Memberships (Please abbreviate):
6. Accolades:
7. Please provide links to up to five (5) articles relating to franchising that you have authored or co-authored in the past three (3) years (if applicable):
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5.

4. FRANCHISING CLIENTS

1. List up to 10 franchise industry clients that you have worked with over the last 3 years.

5. SUMMARY OF PROFESSIONAL EXPERTISE

1. What are your specific areas of concentration and expertise? i.e. What sets you apart from other franchise attorneys? (Please limit to 100 words.)

6. LEGAL SERVICES CATEGORIES

Eleven distinct legal services categories are listed on the www.BestFranchiseAttorneys.com website. Please check all of the categories that apply to your areas of concentration.
1. Agreement Preparation
2. Development Services:
  • Compliance Programs
  • Complete Start-Up Assistance
  • FDD Preparation
  • International Expansion
  • 3. Franchisor-Franchisee Relations:
  • Contract Negotiation
  • Encroachment Issues
  • Terminations and Renewals
  • 4. Financial Services:
  • Bad Debt Collection
  • Bankruptcy/Chapter 11 Reorganization
  • Commercial Bank Financing
  • Debtor-Creditor Relations
  • Earnings Claim Preparation
  • Financial/Tax Planning
  • Item 19 Preparation
  • Mergers and Acquisition
  • Private Placement Financing
  • Royalty Audits/Enforcement
  • Tax Issues
  • Under-Reporting Issues
  • Valuation
  • 5. Franchisee Representation:
  • Contract Negotiation
  • Due Diligence Assistance
  • Franchisee Litigation
  • 6. Intellectual Property Rights
    7. International Services:
  • International Contracts
  • International Franchising/ Licensing Agreements
  • International Litigation
  • International Representation
  • 8. Legal Services/Litigation:
  • Anti-Trust Issues
  • Arbitration/Dispute Resolution
  • Contract Law/Breach of Contract
  • Litigation - General
  • Unfair Competition
  • 9. Registration:
  • FDD Registration
  • On-Going FTC/State Compliance
  • 10. Real Estate Law:
  • Development Issues
  • Lease Negotiations
  • Real Estate Law
  • 11. Transfer Issues:
  • Sale of New Franchises
  • Sale of Existing Franchises
  • 7. GEOGRAPHIC PREFERENCE

    1. Do you provide legal services throughout the U.S.?
    Yes
    No
    Specific Areas Only
    If Specific Areas Only, in what geographic areas do you focus your activities?
    2. Do you provide legal services throughout Canada?
    Yes
    No
    Specific Areas Only
    If Specific Areas Only, in what geographic areas do you focus your activities?
    3. Do you provide legal services internationally?
    Yes
    No
    If Yes, in what countries? (Please limit to 10 countries.)

    8. PICTURE

    To submit your firm’s logo and/or a recent image of yourself, please email them separately to diana@worldfranchising.com. Your 4-color images (firm icon and your photo) should be high-resolution (at least 300 DPI) JPG or PNG files in CMYK color format.

    9. PAYMENT

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    12 Month Participation Fee
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