News & Events

  • January 16, 2018

    Einbinder & Dunn will be attending and exhibiting at the 2018 Multi-Unit Franchise Conference in Las Vegas in April. Michael Einbinder will be participating in a panel giving a presentation on succession planning for franchisees entitled, “Preparing for Second Generation Franchisees.”

  • December 13, 2017

    New York’s First Department Appellate Division has affirmed a lower court ruling in favor of Einbinder & Dunn’s client, a horse-drawn carriage operator, upholding an injunction initially obtained in February 2017 against animal rights activists harassing and obstructing horse-drawn carriage drivers and their customers in Central Park.  The appellate court made a minor modification to the prior order, but the defendants are still required to discontinue their conduct which interfered with our client’s lawful business. 

  • November 27, 2017

    Michael Einbinder spoke on the topic of alternative dispute resolution in franchise cases at a program held at the American Arbitration Association’s New York office on December 6th. 

  • 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.

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