TOLEDO, OH – Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP is pleased to announce that Peter R. Silverman, partner in the Toledo, Ohio office, is quoted in a story about franchise disputes that appears in the June 6, 2011 issue of Forbes magazine http://www.forbes.com/forbes/2011/0606/entrepreneurs-ken-gutman-mediation-works-smooth-talker.html. The article highlights a former franchisor COO who opened his own negotiating service.
Mr. Silverman's principal area of practice is commercial litigation. He has substantial experience in a number of specialty areas, including franchising, alternative dispute resolution, intellectual property, and antitrust.
Mr. Silverman is an active arbitrator and mediator. Franchise Times® has recognized him as one of the nation's top 100 franchise lawyers. Best Lawyers® lists him as one of America's best franchise, alternative dispute resolution and commercial litigation lawyers, and he is recognized by Ohio Super Lawyers® in the franchise law category.
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