Dickinson Wright PLLC is pleased to announce that James Ullman, of counsel in our Phoenix office, has been selected as Arizona’s only Franchise Law Super Lawyer for 2017. Super Lawyers is a listing of outstanding attorneys from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement.
Of note, according to the International Franchise Association, Arizona’s franchise businesses account for a GDP of $8.2 Billion and equate to 153,300 jobs in our state.
“I am honored to be named as 2017’s Super Lawyer in the franchise law category for the State of Arizona,” said Ullman.
Ullman has more than 35 years of franchise transactional industry specific experience. He began his career as in-house counsel for a company seeking to become a franchise system, and helped that employer develop its franchise system from scratch. Ullman has worked on a number of significant deals during his career, and has been credited with orchestrating a franchise law component “Latin American Deal of the Year” for one of the largest fast-food restaurant chains in the world. He has also worked for major international financial institutions, handling all business-law aspects of franchising, licensing, distribution, and intellectual property.