Newark, N.J. – January 18, 2023 – Greenspoon Marder is pleased to announce partner Evan M. Goldman as co-chair of the firm’s Franchise Law Group. In partnership with co-chair Adam G. Wasch, they will further position the franchise team for national expansion through continued client development, talent acquisition, and growth in new key markets.
“Evan and I have been friends and colleagues in the Franchise Bar for many years. We met on the opposite side of a franchise dispute early in our careers and have worked together on various franchise-related matters while at different firms,” said co-chair Mr. Wasch. “When I got the opportunity from the Greenspoon Marder executive team to grow a world class franchise practice at a top national Am Law 200 firm, I took it, and first looked to Evan to join the team.”
“As the firm’s Franchise Law practice group chair in 2022, my focus was to lay the groundwork for success as our team and franchise practice expands globally. Evan and I share the same vision to provide unmatched customer service to our franchise clients, to provide value and flexible fee schedules for franchise-related services, and to utilize our team’s depth of experience to benefit startup and emerging franchise brands, mature franchisors, franchise developers, private equity investors, and M&A buyers and sellers that we are privileged to call clients.”
“Evan is a great franchise attorney and an even better person. The task to continue to grow the Greenspoon Marder brand in the franchise space nationally and internationally is in front of us, and I look forward to taking on the challenge together with Evan as co-chairs in 2023 and beyond. Our first order of business is the launch of the Greenspoon Marder Franchise Law practice group at www.gmfranchiselaw.com, which will be used to publish information on current franchise issues and to promote our franchise clients.”
Mr. Goldman concentrates his practice on franchising, working closely with both franchisor and franchisee clients to draft, negotiate, and register disclosure documents, franchise agreements, and related key documentation. Beyond the transactional work, Mr. Goldman regularly represents clients in dispute categories such as termination issues, breach of contract, trademark infringement disputes, fraud claims, and enforcement of non-competition agreements.
Recognized among the Franchise Times “Legal Eagles” and as a “New Jersey Rising Star” by Super Lawyers magazine, Mr. Goldman is sought-after resource for his extensive knowledge on the franchise industry and has been quoted periodically by Forbes. Furthermore, he has published various articles on franchise law. Mr. Goldman is actively involved in industry leading organizations such as the International Franchise Association and the ABA Forum on Franchising.