News & Events

  • October 31, 2017

    Michael Einbinder recently attended a Coalition of Franchisee Association meeting in Washington, D.C. where he spoke on a panel of franchise attorneys. 

  • September 20, 2017

    Mackenzie Dimitri spoke at the ABA Forum on Franchising in Palm Desert, California in October. Mackenzie’s presentation was titled “Enforcing the Bargain or Buying Your Way Out? The Right to Specific Performance in Franchise Agreements versus the Concept of Efficient Breach.”  

  • September 19, 2017

    Michael Einbinder, representing a franchisor client, recently closed on the acquisition of over 20 franchise units owned by a franchisee in a Chapter 11 proceeding. Michael also represented the client in proceedings blocking the sale of the units to other parties in order to keep them in the system.

  • September 18, 2017

    Mackenzie Dimitri won an award on behalf of a franchisee client in arbitration, utilizing the American Arbitration Association’s expedited commercial procedures in order to minimize client costs and accelerate the litigation process. A successful outcome was achieved in only five months. 

  • July 20, 2017

    The firm is delighted to announce that Charles S. Welcome has joined the EDG team as a litigation associate. 

  • May 30, 2017

    On April 11, 2017, Michael Einbinder and Jim Goniea conducted a live on-line webinar titled “Litigating Franchise Disputes” through Lawline, a legal CLE provider. The presentation received stellar reviews and is available for purchase by clicking here

  • May 24, 2017

    Mackenzie Dimitri hosted a webinar for the American Bar Association on March 28, 2017, titled “Hot Legal Topics to Consider This Renewal Season.” Mackenzie hosted the webinar with a panel of distinguished franchise attorneys and discussed the following topics: (1) The new NASAA FPR Commentary; (2) new technological developments in the franchise industry and their regulatory implications; (3) data management and privacy issues; (4) the new SBA process; and (5) the Defend Trade Secrets Act of 2016.

  • May 09, 2017

    Michael Einbinder, Jim Goniea and Julie Lusthaus each were named “Franchise Times Legal Eagles” in the April 2017 edition of Franchise Times Magazine.  Michael and Jim are each members of the “Legal Eagles Hall of Fame” having been recognized by the magazine as top attorneys in the field of franchising for 10 or more years.

  • May 09, 2017

    Einbinder, Dunn & Goniea recently obtained a preliminary injunction on behalf of a client in the horse-drawn carriage industry requiring animal rights protesters to stop harassing and obstructing horse-drawn carriage drivers and their customers and requiring them to maintain a 9-foot buffer zone from the horse-drawn carriages when engaged in protest activities.

  • April 27, 2017

    EDG participates in the 50th Annual IFA Legal Symposium in Washington, D.C. on May 7-9, 2017.  Stephanie Blumstein speaks on the “Basics Track: Litigation” program.


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