Larkin Hoffman has once again been recognized as a leading franchise firm in the 2022 edition of Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business, an annual guide identifying the top attorneys and firms in the United States. The publication also recognized eight of the firm’s attorneys as leaders in their fields, along with the firm’s real estate practice.
Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business continues to regard Larkin Hoffman’s franchise practice as one of the best nationwide in 2022. Chambers made note of the team’s:
Strong bench of attorneys offering notable experience and expertise in franchising M&A and regulatory and compliance work. Particularly well versed in the drafting and registering of franchise agreements and disclosure documents, as well as offering expertise on the structuring of domestic and international franchise relationships.
Chuck Modell, who has been ranked nationally for 14 consecutive years, has been elevated to the ranking category of “Senior Statespeople.” Joe Fittante, co-chair of the Larkin Hoffman franchise practice, was recognized for the 13th consecutive year and Max Schott, II, was recognized for his 11th consecutive year.
The firm’s franchise clients range from start-ups to sophisticated multinationals. The franchise team advises on a wide range of franchising issues, including questions about the benefits and disadvantages of franchising, registration of franchise documents, and counseling on franchisor-franchisee relationship issues. Clients benefit from the practice’s years of experience and extensive knowledge of the law, supplemented by a deep knowledge of the business issues inherent in franchising.