Four Quarles & Brady Partners Recognized in 2015 International Who’s Who Legal: Franchise
MILWAUKEE, Wis. — The national law firm of Quarles & Brady LLP today announced that partners David A. Beyer, John F. Dienelt, Scott McIntosh, and Jeffrey H. Wolf have been named to The International Who’s Who Legal: Franchise 2015 by Who’s Who Legal.
Nominees are selected based upon comprehensive, independent surveys with both general counsel and private practice lawyers worldwide. Beyer, Dienelt, McIntosh, and Wolf are among the 400 leading franchise lawyers recognized in the world to receive this honor.
Beyer is the managing partner of the firm’s Tampa office. His practice concentrates on organizing and structuring franchise and other distribution programs, negotiating and preparing complex franchise, sub-franchise and distribution agreements, and representing franchisors and sub-franchisors in compliance with franchise disclosure and registration laws. He also represents franchisors on technology-related issues, including website development, e-commerce, cybersquatting, and channel conflict. Beyer has been listed as a Legal Eagle by Franchise Times magazine for several years and is a member of its Hall of Fame, and he has consistently been selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® and Florida Super Lawyers® for Franchise Law for several years. Beyer earned his law degree from Vanderbilt University Law School, and his master’s and bachelor’s degrees from Tulane University.
Dienelt practices in the firm’s Washington, D.C. office. He is a litigator with 30 years of trial and appellate experience, particularly in franchising, antitrust, intellectual property, and other commercial cases. He concentrates on complex and enterprise-threatening litigation, including class actions. He has been listed as a Legal Eagle by Franchise Times magazine for several years, he has been listed in The Best Lawyers in America® consistently since 2003 for Franchise Law, and was selected for inclusion in the 2015 Washington, D.C. Super Lawyers® list for Franchise/Dealership. He speaks regularly at programs on franchising, and teaches franchise law as an adjunct professor at Georgetown University Law Center and at the University of Virginia Law School. He earned his law degree from Yale Law School, holds a master’s degree from the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts University, and received his bachelor’s degree from the University of Virginia.
McIntosh is the Litigation & Dispute Resolution Group’s office chair in the firm’s Washington, D.C. office. He possesses significant experience dealing with the most complex cases among the business, litigation, and regulatory issues that confront franchising companies. He has represented franchise clients in arbitration, as well as state and federal litigation, including complex multiple party lawsuits. McIntosh also counsels clients on franchise relations, terminations, transfers, and regulatory compliance. His experience includes preparation of franchise and license agreements, area development agreements, numerous collateral agreements, and disclosure materials for domestic and international development. McIntosh is listed in The Best Lawyers in America® for Franchise Law and was selected for inclusion in the 2015 Washington, D.C. Super Lawyers® list for Franchise/Dealership. He earned his law degree from Georgetown University Law Center, holds a master’s degree from Georgetown University, and received his bachelor’s degree from the University of California at Los Angeles.
Wolf practices in the firm’s Phoenix office. For more than 25 years he has regularly represented franchisors, manufacturers, and marketers of products and services in a wide range of litigation matters, from termination-related disputes to class actions. He has extensive experience handling cases involving claims for breach of contract, employment disputes, trade secret misappropriation and trademark infringement, and he frequently speaks about and publishes articles on related topics. Wolf has been listed as a Legal Eagle by Franchise Times magazine each year since 2004 and in The Best Lawyers in America® and Southwest Super Lawyers® each year since 2007. He earned his law degree from Washington University in St. Louis and his bachelor’s degree from the University of Hartford.
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