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DLA Piper Transactional Associate/Of Counsel, Franchise & Distribution Group in San Francisco, California

DLA Piper is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be treated without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, military or veteran status, gender identity, or any other factor protected by law. Job applicant poster: https://mandatoryview.com/?LicenceId=09b17fa3-b781-4022-bfdd-ec61a570463c&ProductType=OnlineApplicant

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DLA Piper is seeking a transactional Franchise & Distribution associate or of counsel to join its practice in Chicago, Washington, DC, Northern Virginia, Atlanta, Dallas, Los Angeles-Century City, Palo Alto or San Francisco offices. Ideal candidates will have 5 years of regulatory U.S. franchising experience. International franchise and M&A experience is also a plus. Experience with franchise law on the state and federal level; demonstrated transactional skills, including structuring, drafting, reviewing and negotiating sophisticated contracts; reviewing and understanding intricate regulations and statutes; and managing demanding complex multi-faceted transactions. Responsibilities will include drafting various franchise-related agreements and regulatory filings (e.g., franchise disclosure documents) and counseling domestic and international clients. Candidates should have a strong academic record, superior organizational, drafting, and analytical skills, and possess the ability to work both independently and as part of a larger team. This is an excellent opportunity to work in the top Franchise & Distribution practice (as ranked by Chambers USA) on a broad range of matters for clients in a wide variety of industries.

What the team is known for: Leading firm offering a very deep bench of experienced attorneys capable of handling the full gamut of complex franchising litigation and transactional matters. Represents a wide variety of clients ranging from private equity firms to start-up franchisors to some of the largest franchisors in the USA. Has a strong international presence complementing work with foreign companies franchising into the US. Offers unmatched expertise in termination-related disputes and litigation involving allegations of violations of state disclosure and relationship laws.

Please apply online if you are a direct applicant. If you have a request for an accommodation during the application process or if you have any questions about the process, please contact Legal Recruiting. As DLA Piper is a federal contractor and must follow certain regulations requiring equal opportunity in employment, please apply directly online instead of sending application materials directly to legalrecruiting-bos@us.dlapiper.com . Please add noreply@dlapipertalent.com to your list of safe senders.

Requirements:

• J.D. Degree

• Minimum 5 years of transactional franchise experience

• State Bar admission in the state you would be practicing or eligible for admission via waiver

Job: Lawyer

Organization: Intellectual Property & Tech

Title: Transactional Associate/Of Counsel, Franchise & Distribution Group

Location: District of Columbia-Washington

Requisition ID: 21000348

Other Locations: United States-California-East Palo Alto, United States-Virginia-Reston, United States-Texas-Dallas, United States-Georgia-Atlanta, United States-Illinois-Chicago, United States-California-San Francisco, United States-California-Los Angeles

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