Michael R Liss is a Franchise, Business and Real Estate Attorney at FRANLAW

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Michael R Liss is a Franchise, Business and Real Estate Attorney. He advises business owners and those individuals who want to own their own businesses.

Michael has represented over a thousand franchisees, franchisors and other clients.

He has served as in-house General Counsel for nationally known franchisors and is a member of the State of Illinois Attorney General’s Franchise Advisory Board.

Michael R Liss is the Co-Founder and Past President of MBBI, the Midwest Business Brokers & Intermediaries Association. 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 has particular expertise in Business Start-Ups, Buying and Selling Businesses, Real Estate Leasing and all aspects of Franchising.


Michael R Liss ‘s law firm, FRANLAW: Liss & Lamar, P.C.,  is a full service corporate law firm working with businesses and those individuals who want to own their own businesses.  They have particular expertise in Buying and Selling Businesses and Real Estate, Shopping Center Lease Negotiations and all aspects of Franchising.

 

Michael R Liss contributions:

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Michael R Liss capabilities

FRANCHISE ATTORNEY
• Served as in-house General Counsel for nationally known franchisors
• Member of the State of Illinois Attorney General’s Franchise Advisory Board
• Member of the American Bar Association Forum on Franchising, the International Franchise Association, the American Franchisee Association and the American Association of Franchisees & Dealers
• Buying a Franchise
• Franchise Contract Review, Due Diligence, Evaluation and Negotiation
• Represent Franchisors and Franchisees
• Starting a Franchise System
• New Franchise Disclosure Document Preparation and Nation-wide Registration
• Dealership, Distributor and Other Business Opportunities
• Counseling on Franchisor-Franchisee Relationship Matters
• Franchise Terminations
• Buying and Selling Franchise Stores
• Franchise Store Real Estate Leasing
• Franchise Dispute Resolution, Litigation and Arbitration
• Franchising – All Aspects

MERGERS & ACQUISITIONS ATTORNEY
• Co-Founder and President of the Midwest Business Brokers & Intermediaries Association
• Group Leader of the ProVisors Chicago Mergers & Acquisitions Affinity Group
• Member of the Alliance of Mergers & Acquisitions Advisors
• Member of the International Business Brokers Association
• Member of Chicago Bar Association Business Divorce & Complex Ownership Committee
• Small and Middle Market Businesses
• Seller, Individual Buyer, Executives in Transition and Private Equity clients
• Confidentiality Agreements
• Due Diligence
• Letters of Intent
• Asset Purchase Agreements
• Representations, Warranties and Indemnities
• Security Agreements & Financing Statements
• Personal Guaranties
• Employment and Consulting Agreements
• Non-Compete Agreements
• Real Estate Sale, Purchase and Lease Documents
• Financing Documents
• Closings
• Dispute Resolution

REAL ESTATE ATTORNEY
• Closed on the sale, purchase and lease of hundreds of commercial, office, industrial, restaurant and retail properties
• Member of the International Council of Shopping Centers with a particular emphasis on retail leasing
• Special expertise in the negotiation and drafting of shopping center leases
• Letters of Intent
• Sale and Purchase of Real Estate Contracts
• Surveys
• Title Insurance
• Escrows
• Holdbacks
• Environmental Issues
• Negotiations & Closings
• Financing Documents
• Dispute Resolution

COMPLETE BUSINESS LAW SERVICES
Startups. Franchising. Mergers & Acquisitions. Trademarks. Leasing. Complete Business Legal Counsel.

 

 

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