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Marilyn Lamar, J.D. Michael R. Liss, J.D. Handshake

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With two well-respected and established franchise attorneys working for you, FRANLAW will be your best asset when it comes to acquiring or establishing your next franchise.  Learn about our attorneys and call 888-FRANLAW (888-372-6529) to set up a consultation.

Mr. Liss is a business and franchise lawyer who has worked on all aspects of franchising.  He has represented hundreds of franchisees and franchisors.  He has served as in-house General Counsel for nationally known franchisors.  He is a member of the State of Illinois Attorney General’s Franchise Advisory Board. He is a member of the American Bar Association Forum on Franchising, the International Franchise Association, the American Franchisee Association, and the American Association of Franchisees & Dealers.  He is also a Founder and Past President of the Midwest Business Brokers & Intermediaries Association.  He is also a member of the International Council of Shopping Centers with a particular emphasis on retail leasing. Mr. Liss works extensively with business owners to address a wide range of legal issues from strategic planning through start-up, expansion, purchase, sale, and franchising.  He is a graduate of the University of Illinois and the Loyola University of Chicago School of Law.  He is a frequent speaker on business start-ups, the purchase and sale of businesses, and all aspects of franchising.  He also has 11 years of experience as Chief Legal Officer.

Michael R. Liss, J.D.

Ms. Lamar is a business attorney with substantial experience in corporate and contract law, technology licensing, health law, distribution arrangements, and outsourcing.  She represents clients ranging from family-held businesses to not-for-profit organizations and publicly-traded companies.  Prior to joining FRANLAW, she was a partner with McDermott Will & Emery, LLP, one of the world's largest law firms.  Ms. Lamar received her B.S. degree (summa cum laude) from the University of Illinois and her J.D. degree from the University of Chicago Law School.  She is a frequent speaker on the legal aspects of privacy, security, and outsourcing.

Marilyn Lamar, J.D.

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