News & Events
- March 13, 2019
Michael Einbinder and Mackenzie Dimitri were selected to the prestigious 2019 “Legal Eagle” list by the Franchise Times. The Legal Eagle is an annual award given to top franchise attorneys in the United States based on peer and client nominations.
- March 12, 2019
Michael Einbinder & Richard Bayer are attending the 2019 Multi-Unit Franchise Conference in Las Vegas on March 25th and 26th. Michael Einbinder will be moderating a panel entitled “Exit Strategies & Succession Planning.”
- March 04, 2019
Terrence M. Dunn attended the 2019 IFA Convention in Las Vegas on February 25th and 26th. Terrence M. Dunn lead the round-table discussion entitled “Qualifying Franchisee Prospects”.
- January 31, 2019
Michael Einbinder successfully defended a franchisor client in an arbitration proceeding commenced by a former franchisee seeking recovery of his five-unit development fee. The arbitrator determined that the franchisee had failed to establish that it was “impossible” for him to find a location in his designated territory and that the termination of the development agreement was justified.
- January 29, 2019
Einbinder & Dunn is thrilled to announce that Richard Bayer has been promoted to Partner. Richard will be leading the firm’s franchise regulatory and intellectual property practices.
- November 21, 2018
Terrence Dunn represented a national theater chain in the closing of the sale and leaseback of a New York theater property, which included the multi-million dollar reconstruction of the theater in conjunction with a Nassau County IDA tax grant, with financing and ultimate acquisition by a national REIT.
- November 07, 2018
Michael Einbinder and Mackenzie Dimitri successfully defeated a preliminary injunction motion, seeking dispositive relief against their clients, the owners of three quick service restaurant franchises and a related entity. E&D attorneys argued the motion sought relief not sought in the underlying action, and was otherwise legally deficient. Moreover, the facts of the case, even at the preliminary injunction stage, favored E&D’s clients. The court agreed with E&D, holding, critically, that, in addition to being legally insufficient, the opposition could not meet its burden of showing it was likely to succeed on the merits of any of its claims. The court’s opinion adopted E&D’s clients’ statement of the facts and all legal theories.
- October 29, 2018
Michael Einbinder, Terrence M. Dunn and Richard Bayer represented a restauranteur in a recently closed million dollar convertible debt financing transaction.
- October 18, 2018
Michael Einbinder spoke at the ABA Forum on Franchising in Nashville, Tennessee in October. Michael’s presentation was titled: “Claim Evaluation for the Franchisee Attorney.”
- September 28, 2018
Michael Einbinder and Richard Bayer represented (as franchise counsel) a private equity client in connection with its acquisition of a nation-wide youth-sports franchise system, including conducting franchise-related due diligence on the over one-hundred franchised units system.
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