21000470 Requisition #

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DLA Piper is seeking a transactional Franchise & Distribution 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 7+ 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.


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 Laurel Megna (laurel.megna@us.dlapiper.com).   Please add noreply@dlapipertalent.com to your list of safe senders.


JD, barred in state where located and 7+ years of regulatory U.S. franchising experience

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