Larkin Hoffman is proud to announce that 12 of the firm’s attorneys were selected by their peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® list for 2020, including 4 franchise attorneys for franchise law and 1 for international commercial arbitration. Larkin Hoffman’s award-winning franchise team works with both startups looking to franchise their businesses, as well as many of the largest and fastest growing franchise brands in the country on a variety of transactional and litigation matters.
The Best Lawyers in America®
Best Lawyers® is the world’s most selective and highly-regarded directory of attorneys. Inclusion is based on an exhaustive and rigorous peer-review process comprised of evaluations by top attorneys. For more than 30 years, Best Lawyers® has been regarded—by both the profession and the public—as the most credible and definitive guide to legal excellence in the United States.
The following Larkin Hoffman attorneys were named to the Best Lawyers in America® list for 2020:
- Joe Fittante (Franchise Law)
- Chuck Modell (Franchise Law)
- Jim Susag (Franchise Law)
- Susan Tegt (Franchise Law)
- Bill Thornton (International Arbitration – Commercial)
Minneapolis Franchise Lawyer of the Year
Chuck Modell, who has been selected as a Best Lawyer for 14 consecutive years, was named by Best Lawyers® as the Minneapolis franchise law “Lawyer of the Year” for 2020. The “Lawyer of the Year” recognition is given to a single attorney in each practice area within a designated metropolitan area. Lawyers receiving this honor are selected based on particularly impressive voting averages received during the peer-review assessments. This is the third time that Chuck has been honored as the “Lawyer of the Year.”