CHICAGO – April 13, 2017 – Shareholders Alan R. Greenfield and David W. Oppenheim and of counsel Felicia N. Soler at the global law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP have been named “Legal Eagles” by Franchise Times.
According to Franchise Times, “Legal Eagles” are nominated by leading franchisors and other lawyers who work in the franchise industry. Those listed are acknowledged for “their attention to clients and their clients’ businesses, as well as for possessing outstanding legal skills.”
Greenfield, a shareholder in the firm’s Chicago and Miami offices, concentrates his practice on international and domestic franchising, licensing, and distribution matters, and has helped clients with transactions throughout the U.S. and in excess of 60 countries throughout North America, South and Central America, the Caribbean, Europe, Africa, Asia, and the Middle East. He works with both experienced and startup franchise companies in structuring franchise programs and drafting franchise-related documents. He counsels franchisors and manufacturers on everyday compliance and other franchise or distributor-related issues, such as registration and disclosure matters, negotiating agreements, relationship termination laws, maintaining good franchisee/distributor relations, and resolving disputes with franchisees/distributors. This is the fourth year Greenfield has been recognized as a “Legal Eagle.”
Oppenheim, a shareholder in the firm’s New Jersey and New York offices, advises both emerging and mature companies with respect to planning, structuring, and implementing national and international franchise, distribution, and licensing programs. He also handles franchise-related mergers and acquisitions and sophisticated financing transactions on behalf of his clients. Additionally, he regularly counsels clients on complex franchise and distributor relationship issues and disputes. Oppenheim has been recognized as a “Legal Eagle” for 12 years. In 2015, he was inducted into the Franchise Times Hall of Fame for making the “Legal Eagle” list for 10 consecutive years.
Soler, of counsel in the firm’s Westchester County office, concentrates her practice primarily in the areas of franchise, distribution and licensing law, and general corporate law. She advises emerging and mature companies with respect to planning, structuring, and implementing national and international franchise, distribution, and licensing programs; drafting franchise agreements, ancillary agreements, and franchise disclosure documents; securing registration of franchise offerings in the United States and abroad; implementing compliance programs and system-wide standards; and advising complex franchise relationship issues and disputes. This is the fourth year Soler has been recognized as a “Legal Eagle.”
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