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Jeffrey M. Goldstein is a franchise lawyer-attorney who represents franchisees, dealers and distributors in commercial complex litigation cases across the country, although his main base is Washington, DC. Jeffrey founded his original firm, The Goldstein Law Group, PC, back in 2000, after working at two of the largest corporate law firms in the world. Currently, The Goldstein Law Firm consists of franchise attorneys & franchise lawyers who represent only franchisees and dealers in litigation, mediations, and arbitrations. In this regard, although the firm's lawyers are franchise lawyers, they limit their representation to only franchisees and are more accurately termed franchisee attorneys.
Mr. Goldstein, as a franchise lawyer, is recognized as one of the top franchise attorneys in the country, and has extensive experience as a franchisee lawyer in representing clients in state and federal courts and arbitrations in cases involving fraud, RICO, antitrust, encroachment, and wrongful termination. The truth is that there are only 4 national franchise law firms remaining that represent only franchisees and dealers exclusively. Jeff Goldstein is one of those few remaining franchisee attorneys. Jeff is the most senior franchisee lawyer in the Firm.
In addition to his litigation practice, Mr. Goldstein, a franchise attorney, counsels and advises clients in franchise and distribution matters. Mr. Goldstein has represented clients across the United States in almost every leading franchise system. Mr. Goldstein also is retained to counsel many national independent franchisee associations. Mr. Goldstein, based on his many years of serving franchisees & dealers as a franchisee attorney, has also served as an expert witness in several federal court franchise cases. In addition to representing franchisees and dealers as a franchisee attorney, Mr. Goldstein also serves as a franchise law expert for other academics and businessmen including investment bankers.
Although Mr. Goldstein practices nationally through various pro hac vice admissions, he is a member of the Bar of four states where he practics as a franchise lawyer: New York, Pennsylvania, District of Columbia, Washington, and Massachusetts.
Call Jeff for your litigation or dispute resolution needs: (202) 293 3947
Jeffrey M. Goldstein represents clients in commercial complex litigation matters across the country. Mr. Goldstein is recognized as one of the top franchise litigators in the country. Mr. Goldstein has extensive experience in representing clients in state and federal courts in cases involving fraud, RICO, antitrust, encroachment, and wrongful termination. Mr. Goldstein also has an active practice in state and federal appeals cases. Mr. Goldstein practices as a franchise lawyer in complex litigation cases representing only franchisees and dealers. Although Mr. Goldstein appears in courts in a pro hac vice capacity depending on the state, he also has direct access to New York, Pennsylvania, Massachusetts, and the District of Columbia (DC), Washington, where holds Bars for those states.
In addition to his litigation practice, Mr. Goldstein counsels and advises clients in franchise and distribution matters. Mr. Goldstein has represented clients across the United States in almost every leading franchise system. Mr. Goldstein also is retained to counsel many national independent franchisee associations. Mr. Goldstein has also served as an expert witness in several federal court franchise cases.
Mr. Goldstein graduated magna cum laude from Bucknell University with dual degrees in Philosophy and Economics in 1979. In 1983, he obtained his Juris Doctorate from Boston University School of Law, where he also simultaneously received his Masters Degree in Economics.
The Goldstein Law Firm is one of a handful of law firms in the country that represents only franchisees & Dealers. Not every franchise lawyer is a franchisee lawyer. Almost all law firms specializing in franchise law represent either solely franchisors or both franchisors and franchisees, but not solely franchisees & dealers. The philosophy of The Goldstein Law Firm is that all of our franchise attorneys' effort should be focused on advocating for the rights of franchisees, not on cutting new law for franchisors who are very ably represented by the largest law firms in the world. The Goldstein Law Firm offers its franchisee and dealer clients a consistent and unclouded commitment to the cause of franchisees. On a national basis there are merely a handful of franchise lawyers who truly represent only franchisees & dealers. As a franchisee lawyer, Jeff Goldstein is one of these rare franchise lawyers who does not also represent manufacturers and franchisors.
GLF specializes in:
General Franchise and Distribution Antitrust violations
Franchise Price-Fixing claims
Wrongful franchise terminations
Franchise Encroachment claims
Franchise Territorial violations
Franchise Dual Distribution competition
Franchise Menu Pricing disputes
Unfair Franchisor competition
Franchise and Distribution Trademark violations
Franchise and Distribution Post-term covenant not to compete restrictions
Wrongful franchise default cases
Franchise Supplier overcharging claims
Franchisor tying arrangements
Franchisor Fraud and Misrepresentation Claims
Franchise Disclosure Document Defects
In those cases in which Jeff is retained to litigate franchise law questions, he appears in courts around the country either in a Pro Hac capacity, or through his direct membership in the Bars of New York, Massachusetts, District of Columbia, Washington, and Pennsylvania.