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4 Greenberg Traurig Attorneys Named 2022 Legal Eagles by Franchise Times

NEW YORK – June 29, 2022 – Shareholders Alan R. Greenfield, David W. Oppenheim, Breton H. Permesly, and Associate Kyle C. Lennox of global law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP have been named 2022 “Legal Eagles” by Franchise Times.

According to Franchise Times, “Legal Eagles” are attorneys nominated by their peers and clients. The annual list includes lawyers who provide outstanding service to the client and the industry.

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 United States and in excess of 60 countries throughout the world. He works with both experienced and startup franchise companies in structuring franchise programs and drafting franchise-related documents, and counsels franchisors and manufacturers on everyday compliance and other franchise or distributor-related issues.

Oppenheim, a shareholder in the firm’s New Jersey and New York offices, concentrates his practice on domestic and international franchising, licensing, and distribution matters. He is recognized by Chambers USA as a leading, national franchise attorney. He advises both emerging and mature companies with respect to planning, structuring, and implementing national and international franchise, distribution, and licensing programs, including negotiating franchise agreements, ancillary agreements, regulatory compliance, including the preparation of franchise disclosure documents, and securing registration of franchise offerings in the United States and abroad.

Permesly, a shareholder in the firm’s New York office, concentrates his practice on domestic and international franchising, licensing, and distribution matters. He represents some of the largest brands in the world as well as cutting edge startup concepts in a wide range of industries, including food and beverage, hospitality, sports and fitness, retail, wellness, and leisure. He acts as a trusted advisor to private equity concerns and investors buying and selling franchise and distribution systems and investors seeking due diligence and related franchise and distribution expertise in connection with mergers and acquisitions and other transactions involving franchising, licensing, and distribution components.

Lennox, an associate in the firm’s Chicago office, concentrates his practice on franchising, licensing, distribution, and general corporate matters. He helps clients structure their franchise programs to meet their short and long-term goals and assists clients with purchasing and selling franchise systems through mergers and acquisitions. He also advises clients on federal and state franchise laws and regulations, including franchise compliance and exemption strategists.

About Greenberg Traurig’s Franchise & Distribution Practice: Greenberg Traurig’s Franchise & Distribution Practice represents domestic and international mature and emerging franchisors, licensors, and distributors in all aspects of their businesses. With franchise and distribution-focused transactional, regulatory, M&A, and litigation experience, the team has a thorough understanding of the legal and business issues involving franchise, license, and distribution companies.

About Greenberg Traurig: Greenberg Traurig, LLP has more than 2400 attorneys in 43 locations in the United States, Europe, Latin America, Asia, and the Middle East. The firm, often recognized for its focus on philanthropic giving, innovation, diversity, and pro bono, reported gross revenue of over $2 Billion for FY 2021. The firm is consistently among the top firms on the Am Law 100, Am Law Global 100, NLJ 250, and Law360 (US) 400. On the debut 2022 Law360 Pulse Leaderboard, it is a Top 15 firm. Greenberg Traurig is Mansfield Rule 4.0 Certified Plus by The Diversity Lab and net carbon neutral with respect to its office energy usage. Web: