About Evan Goldman
Evan M. Goldman is Counsel at Hill Wallack LLP, where he is the Chair of the Franchise Law practice group. Mr. Goldman has litigated extensively in state and federal courts, and before the American Arbitration Association ('AAA'). Mr. Goldman has a breadth of experience representing franchisor and franchisee clients in all categories of disputes, including termination issues, trademark infringement disputes, enforcement of non-competition agreements, breach of contract, employment matters and fraud claims. Mr. Goldman advises his franchisee clients in connection with the negotiation of franchise and license agreements, and related documents, and reviews voluminous disclosure documents provided to prospective franchisees. Mr. Goldman also has extensive experience in drafting franchise documents for franchisor clients, and regularly advises clients on registration and disclosure issues. Mr. Goldman earned his J.D. from Brooklyn Law School and his B.A. from the University of Michigan.
Recent Posts by Evan Goldman
Changes are Coming: What to Know About the New FDD State Cover Page
The Franchise Disclosure Document (“FDD”) has remained relatively consistent since it was mandated over a decade ago
Multi-Unit Franchises: What’s the Difference?
Under the Area Development arrangement, a person is granted, in exchange for a fee, the right to open and operate multiple unit franchises, often within a specific geographic region, or “territory.”
Registration Update: Knowing Your Exemptions
Franchising is an exciting and potentially lucrative strategy to expand the market for a particular product or service. However, new franchisors must be cautious in monitoring the nature of their sales practices and, in particular, whether they are following all applicable rules and regulations at both the federal and state level.