Fast Food Franchising Law

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xiao_long
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Fast Food Franchising Law

Postby xiao_long » Sun Jan 25, 2015 8:33 pm

Hello! I am interested in doing franchising law related to fast food restaurants, since this segment makes up the vast majority of franchising activity here in the U.S. Anyone out there that can shed some light on this niche field and how I can get my foot in the door ?

NYC Biglaw to McDonald's/Subway/Dunkin Donuts legal arm:?:

Thanks so much!

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Re: Fast Food Franchising Law

Postby lacrossebrother » Sun Jan 25, 2015 8:51 pm

All I can contribute is that picking a legal career based on the corporate structure of some potential clients seems like a bad idea.

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Re: Fast Food Franchising Law

Postby lacrossebrother » Sun Jan 25, 2015 8:52 pm

Maybe you could go work for the NLRB though? Seems like they're adopting an academic/regulatory interest in joint employer relationships that might really tickle your fancy!

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Re: Fast Food Franchising Law

Postby lacrossebrother » Sun Jan 25, 2015 8:55 pm

You could also maybe consider a solo career suing franchises. You'd definitely get to know some of the big time franchise lawyers and rainmakers this way. You could start by reserving a domain like thefastfoodfranchisinglawyer.com where you have a cool picture of you doing something sporty, an about you section, and a blog about fast food franchising issues

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Re: Fast Food Franchising Law

Postby mvp99 » Sun Jan 25, 2015 8:58 pm

lacrossebrother wrote:You could also maybe consider a solo career suing franchises. You'd definitely get to know some of the big time franchise lawyers and rainmakers this way. You could start by reserving a domain like thefastfoodfranchisinglawyer.com where you have a cool picture of you doing something sporty, an about you section, and a blog about fast food franchising issues


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Re: Fast Food Franchising Law

Postby DportIA » Sun Jan 25, 2015 9:00 pm

Gray Plant Mooty in MSP specializes in representing franchisors.

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Re: Fast Food Franchising Law

Postby xiao_long » Mon Jan 26, 2015 1:12 am

Thanks to everyone for the replies. I took a look at Gray Plant Moody's website and found this:

In fact, several of our attorneys worked in-house for the nation’s most prominent food and beverage brand names and franchises and were instrumental in shaping some of the laws and policies governing the industry today.

Looks like going in-house is the way to go; but as we all know, that requires Biglaw first. :D




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