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Top Franchise Practice Seeks Senior Associate/Counsel (DC/Boston/Flex) (Unpublished)


Garrison & Sisson has been exclusively engaged to assist this AmLaw 100 Firm with a rare opportunity for a Senior Associate or Counsel to join its highly regarded Franchise & Distribution practice. Enjoy significant autonomy (with associate support) in this highly visible practice within the firm. Additional details follow:


Desired Background:  The ideal candidate will have a minimum of 8 years of sophisticated “front end” franchise experience in structuring, formation and regulatory advising, to include: (i) negotiating and drafting of franchise disclosure documents and related agreements (e.g., master franchise agreements, distribution agreements, operating agreements), domestic and international franchise disclosure/registration and renewals, and licensing agreements; (ii) experience with M&A, joint ventures and strategic alliances involving franchises; and (iii) working knowledge of franchise system regulatory issues nationally and internationally.


Attorneys who consider themselves “back end” franchise counsel, or are Corporate/M&A lawyers with some franchise experience, are encouraged to apply. The firm will consider attorneys with law firm and/or in-house experience.


Why Consider This Position:  This full-service practices services large institutional clients on sophisticated, front-end franchise work, while bolstered by additional team members that provide back-end litigation and enforcement support. Enjoy significant autonomy in your day-to-day with room for upward advancement. Practice group supports flexible remote working arrangements even several days per week and will consider an office location in DC, Boston, or another of the firm’s multiple office locations.


Compensation/Hours:  Competitive market compensation (base and bonus). Reasonable billable hours at 1950, including credited hours for pro bono.


Please contact Erin Sears at for a confidential discussion or to refer someone who may be a good fit.

 Job ID: 15134

    • Location: Washington
    • Date posted: