Burr & Forman

04.15.2021   |   Firm News

Burr & Forman’s April Mason Named a “Legal Eagle” in Franchise Times

Birmingham’s Office Managing Partner, April Mason, has been recognized in the new class of “Legal Eagles” by Franchise Times. The lawyers recognized offer outstanding service to their clients within the franchise industry.

“April Mason is an outstanding franchise lawyer. She is our go-to franchise [resource] at Weil. She knows the market well, can harness a team to review a large quantity of franchise-related documents and gives focused, timely and commercial advice to our joint clients. She is a true pleasure to work with.” said Shayla Harlev, Partner at Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP.

April practices in the firm’s Corporate and Tax Practice Group, representing clients in connection with a broad range of business matters, including mergers and acquisitions, financing, corporate governance, franchising, and antitrust. April’s franchise experience includes counseling both franchisors and franchisees on federal and state disclosure requirements and various state relationship laws that pertain to dealer/franchise terminations. She has counseled start-up franchisors, as well as mature brands, on all aspects of franchise compliance.  In addition, she has counseled both single-unit franchise operators and large multi-unit owners in all aspects of their franchise relationships.  She has handled franchise matters across a wide variety of sectors, with a particular depth of expertise in the restaurant/beverage and fitness industries.

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