MILWAUKEE, WIS. (April 1, 2014) — The national law firm of Quarles & Brady LLP today announced that Tampa partner David A. Beyer has been named Legal Eagle for 2014 by Franchise Times magazine.
Legal Eagle honorees are attorneys who are viewed as the best franchise lawyers, at the top of their games, nominated by their peers, clients and the Franchise Times’ editorial board as the rainmakers, go-to lawyers and ethical problem solvers in the franchise community. They speak at industry events and legal symposiums, win court cases, write seamless contracts and documents, and otherwise meet the evaluation criteria of the Franchise Times editorial panel. This year, 193 lawyers in the U.S. were named and will be featured in the April issue of Franchise Times magazine.
Beyer is managing partner of the firm’s Tampa office and is a member of the Franchise & Distribution Team. 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 subfranchisors 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 selected consistently for several years for inclusion in the International Who’s Who of Franchise Lawyers by Who’s Who Legal, The Best Lawyers in America® and Florida Super Lawyers® lists. In 2013, he was named to Chambers USA® for franchising. As a leader in the development of franchise law in Florida, he has served multiple terms as chairman of the Franchise Law Committee of The Florida Bar. Beyer earned his law degree from Vanderbilt University Law School and his master’s and bachelor’s degrees from Tulane University.
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Quarles & Brady LLP is a full-service law firm with more than 450 attorneys practicing from offices in Phoenix and Tucson, Ariz.; Naples and Tampa, Fla.; Chicago, Ill; Madison and Milwaukee, Wis.; and Washington, D.C. The firm provides an array of legal services to corporate and individual clients, which range from small entrepreneurial businesses to Fortune 100 companies. Additional information about the firm may be found at www.quarles.com, and on Twitter, LinkedIn and Facebook.