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ABA Chair Speaks on the State of Franchise Law

ABA Forum on Franchising Chair Joseph Fittante
ABA Forum on Franchising Chair, attorney Joseph Fittante

BALTIMORE — Joseph Fittante, chair of the American Bar Association Forum on Franchising, speaks frankly about the state of the Forum, the law and the economy.

ABA Forum Chair Calls for Meritocracy, Balance

SAN DIEGO – Following the ABA’s 33rd Annual Forum on Franchising, Ronald K Gardner, Jr. of Dady & Gardner, the first franchisee attorney elected chair, reflected on his past year’s experience. “The Forum to my great delight, and I believe this in my deepest heart of hearts, really is a meritocracy. It awards people who step up to take responsibility and deliver.”

ABA Forum Picks Five Hottest Legal Cases

SAN DIEGO – Last week’s ABA Forum on Franchising, themed as Franchising: Some Like It HOT! drew a crowd of 751 to the Hotel Del Coronado for its 33rd annual event, mainly to talk about “hot” litigation that promises to set trends in franchising. 

ABA Panel: The Future of Arbitration

I'll be speaking on a panel about arbitration, including recent developments in Congress and the courts, at the ABA's annual meeting in Chicago tomorrow (Friday).  If you're at the meeting, I hope you'll be able to stop by.