Richard L Rosen, the founding member of the Richard L Rosen Law Firm PLLC, has been actively engaged in the practice of franchise law in New York City for over 40 years, during which time he has represented countless franchisors and franchisees – both as counsel and as a business adviser. Mr Rosen has counselled and represented franchisors in the setting-up of franchising systems and programmes; formed franchising entities; drafted and negotiated franchise agreements, registration statements, disclosure and other ancillary franchise documents; represented franchisees and franchisee associations; litigated in both state and federal courts; and mediated, arbitrated and litigated matters on behalf of both franchisors and franchisees.
Mr Rosen is a founding member and immediate past chairman of the Franchise, Distribution and Licensing Law Section of the New York State Bar Association, a member of the Steering Committee of the National Franchise Mediation Program, the CPR Institute for Dispute Resolution, Distinguished Panel of Neutrals and a member of the Executive Committee of the Business Law Section of the New York State Bar Association. He is the chairman of the American Association of Franchisees and Dealers (AAFD) Fair Franchising Standards Committee and a member of the AAFD’s board of directors. In 2008 he received the AAFD’s Total Quality Franchising Lifetime Achievement Award for his contributions to the field of franchising. Richard Rosen and the firm have earned Martindale-Hubbell’s highest rating for legal ability and integrity, and Richard is rated among Martindale Hubbell’s list of Preeminent Attorneys.
Mr Rosen’s law firm is rated among the best franchise law firms in the United States by US News and World Report magazine. Mr Rosen is listed in Who’s Who in America; Who’s Who in American Law; Who’s Who in the World; Best Lawyers in America; “101 best franchise lawyers in America” (the Franchise Times); the Franchise Times “Hall of Fame” of Franchise Attorneys (a charter member); Best Lawyers in the US; Franchise Attorney of the Year, New York, 2015; America’s Super Lawyers; Best Attorneys in America; Who’s Who Legal: Franchise; and International Who’s Who Legal (compendium edition), and is a recipient of the Global Award for Franchise Law. Mr Rosen and his firm authored the US chapter in the third and fourth editions of The Franchise Law Review, and the review of US franchise law in The International Comparative Legal Guide to: Franchise 2017 and 2018. In 2016 and 2017, Richard was named Franchise Attorney of the Year in the United States. by Lawyer Monthly. He received the Global 100 Award as Franchise Attorney of the Year in the U.S.A. in 2017 and was chosen as one of the 100 Best Attorneys in the World by Legal Comprehensive.com for 2018.
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