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Fortman Spann, LLCFortman Spann, LLC Contact: Jonathan E. Fortman
Fortman Law is experienced in franchise law, focuses on representing the rights of franchisees, and is reasonably priced in order for franchisees to afford high quality legal representation. We represent franchise clients all over the United States in various State Courts, Federal Courts, arbitrations, and mediations. We have pursued (and won) cases that other attorneys turned away. We possess the skills and experience necessary to represent franchisees in a variety of business considerations and disputes.
I love the practice of law and thrive on providing clients with real practical advice and strategic solutions.” – KMS. Kelly is married to her husband Todd and is the proud mom of Kyle, 18, Kinley, 11, and Kane, 6. She began working for Jon in 2004 as his legal assistant and paralegal. She graduated from Western Governors University in 2016 with a Bachelor of Science in business management. …
250 St. Catherine Street Florissant MO 63031
Johnston Clem Gifford PLLCJohnston Clem Gifford PLLC Contact: Robert Gifford
Robert Gifford focuses his practice on complex business litigation and handles some of the most complicated cases for large financial institutions. Robert originally trained in the trial and appellate bureaus of the New York County (Manhattan) District Attorney’s Office under Robert Morgenthau. Since then, he has represented a wide variety of business litigants—often as plaintiffs themselves—and obtained numerous significant favorable verdicts and settlements. Robert’s clients have included everything from Fortune 50 companies to small partnerships.
Robert Gifford focuses his practice on complex business litigation and handles some of the most complicated cases for large financial institutions. Robert originally trained in the trial and appellate bureaus of the New York County (Manhattan) District Attorney’s Office under Robert Morgenthau. Since then, he has represented a wide variety of business litigants—often as plaintiffs themselves—and obtained numerous significant favorable verdicts and settlements.…
1717 Main Street Suite 3000 Dallas Texas 75201
Mullin, P.C.Mullin, P.C. Contact: Cheryl Mullin
Mullin, P.C. is a Dallas-based full-service commercial law firm representing clients in Texas, the U.S., and internationally. Our firm brings together an exceptionally talented group of attorneys with focused experience and knowledge in franchising, trademark and intellectual property protection, and all aspects of business law. When you work with us, you gain access to the minds of all of our attorneys and their specific knowledge base, providing comprehensive understanding and insight to your needs.
We take pride in bringing this unique blend of expansive fields of legal knowledge and experience to you in a boutique firm setting where you will get the approachable and personalized service that is customized to you. We do this with predictable fee arrangements and a desire to build the kind of strong client relationships that can last a lifetime.
Mullin, P.C. is also proud to showcase the fact that our founding attorney, Cheryl Mullin, has been consistently recognized by Texas Super Lawyers and Best Lawyers in America. She has also been recognized by “D” Magazine as one of Dallas’s best lawyers and as a “Legal Eagle” by Franchise Times magazine. Attorney Mullinhas also garnered the top rating by legal industry organization Martindale Hubbell® which is AV-Preeminent®. This rating is done through peer reviews by other attorneys and judges and reflects the highest standards of professional excellence in a given field.
Erica counsels and assists commercial clients in developing new franchise programs, protecting their intellectual property, complying with franchise laws and regulations, and resolving franchise relationship disputes. She also assists individuals evaluate franchise opportunities and assists them with business formation and ownership structuring. Erica also has a thriving real estate practice and frequently represents clients in commercial lease and purchase transactions.…
Cheryl Mullin is the founding partner of Mullin, PC. Her practice focuses on assisting commercial clients to achieve their growth objectives through franchising, joint ventures, acquisition, and private investment. She also provides intellectual property protection services to small and mid-size enterprises, business transition planning services for closely-held businesses, and commercial litigation support on business issues.
Cheryl earned her J.D.…
2425 N. Central Expressway Suite 200 Richardson Texas 75080