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Duplicating efforts can be a good thing. Tarlow Breed Hart & Rodgers, Launches Franchise and Distribution Group.

Wednesday, June 04, 2008

The law firm of Tarlow, Breed, Hart & Rodgers (TBHR) announces the formation of a new Franchise and Distribution Group. The Franchise and Distribution Group draws on the talents of attorney’s  in several departments to represent franchise and distribution companies, prospective franchisees, multi-unit operator, area developers, lending institutions, private investors and venture capital companies contemplating franchise and distribution system investment opportunities.

William R. Rodgers, a founding member of TBHR, notes, “TBHR’s Franchise and Distribution Group consists of highly experienced attorneys, who understand the issues facing franchise and distribution companies. Franchise distribution and marketing of products and services in today’s economy raises a host of complex business and legal issues, combined with ever changing legal trends, make it vital that attorneys advising franchise distribution clients remain well versed both in the state of the law and the current business approaches being applied in a wide variety of industries.”

Rodgers emphasized, “Franchising is NOT always the best method of growth, our team helps clients weigh all options and make prudent decision for short and long-term success.”

The Franchise and Distribution Groups consists of:

Albert A. DeNapoli is the chairman of the firm’s Hospitality Practice Group, which offers legal assistance from leasing to franchising and licensing for a diverse clientele which includes local restaurants and lodging businesses as well as nationally known chains. DeNapoli is a member of Massachusetts Bar Association; Boston Bar Association; Neponset Valley Chamber of Commerce, 2008 Chairman, Board of Directors; Massachusetts Restaurant Association, Board of Directors, and the Massachusetts Lodging Association.

Michael J. Radin works extensively with clients in their corporate, distribution, real estate, finance and intellectual property matters. Radin is a member of American Bar Association - Business, Real Property, Intellectual Property and Franchising sections; Massachusetts Bar Association - Business, High Technology and Real Estate Committees; California Bar Association - Business, Intellectual Property and Franchise Committees; Boston Bar Association; Associated Industries of Massachusetts (AIM); Smaller Business Association of New England (SBANE) and the New England Franchise Association (NEFA) for whom he provides a “Legislative Update” segment at each meeting.  His monthly outline can be found archived on


About Tarlow, Breed, Hart & Rodgers, P.C.

Formed in 1991, Tarlow, Breed, Hart & Rodgers, P.C. is committed to providing high quality, comprehensive legal services to its clients. Featuring a breadth and depth of experience and perspective usually found only at larger law firms, Tarlow, Breed, Hart & Rodgers. P.C. offers sophisticated legal counsel to entrepreneurs, businesses, individuals, families, and institutions.

Tarlow, Breed, Hart & Rodgers’ areas of expertise include corporate law, employment matters, mergers and acquisitions, litigation and dispute resolution, estate planning, taxation, real estate, bankruptcy, and municipal law.

To help clients make informed decisions and achieve their goals, Tarlow, Breed, Hart & Rodgers P.C. develops creative customized solutions for its clients by emphasizing careful listening and considerate evaluation. Utilizing the expertise and collegiality of the firm’s fifty plus members, associates, and support staff has consistently resulted in the building of lasting relationships of trust and confidence.

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