Seyfarth's Andrew J. Sherman, a Corporate partner and co-chair of the firm's Franchise & Distribution Counseling and Litigation practice group in Washington, D.C., was named to the Franchise Times' 2021 Class of "Legal Eagles."

According to the Franchise Times:

  • After a year of chaos and uncertainty, these exceptional professionals are more necessary than ever.
  • With a keen mind for both the legalese and business, they understand the gravitas of every legal battle, every transaction and every document. That engenders a spirit of collaboration and efficiency among this tight-knit group of legal professionals.

This list of star legal professionals in the franchise industry is built with nominations and recommendations from clients, peers and other legal professionals. For more information, click here

Sherman focuses his practice on issues affecting business growth for companies at all stages, including developing strategies for licensing and leveraging intellectual property and technology assets, intellectual asset management and harvesting, as well as international corporate transactional and franchising matters. He has served as a legal and strategic advisor to dozens of Fortune 500 companies and hundreds of emerging growth companies. Sherman has represented U.S. and international clients from early stage, rapidly growing start-ups, to closely held franchisors and middle market companies, to multibillion dollar international conglomerates. He also counsels on issues such as franchising, licensing, joint ventures, strategic alliances, capital formation, distribution channels, technology development, and mergers and acquisitions.

Franchise Times magazine provides franchisees and franchisors with reliable information and resources for building and growing franchise businesses. You can read more here