Michael Einbinder is a founding Partner of Einbinder & Dunn and has been practicing law since 1981. He is a participating member of the American Bar Association Forum on Franchising as well as the New York City Bar Association. He is also a member of the International Franchise Association, the New York State Bar Association Committee on Franchising, and the Association of the Bar of the City of New York (Panel Memberships on Franchise Law, Commercial Law and Commercial Litigation). He is a Member of the American Association of Franchisees and Dealers, and is past chair of the American Franchisee Association Legal Symposium Steering Committee.
Mr. Einbinder is a published author and frequent speaker on franchise issues at events hosted by the American Bar Association among other organizations. He has been selected as one of the best attorneys in franchising by his peers in conjunction with Franchise Times' editorial board for the past 10 years.
Mr. Einbinder has over 30 years' experience representing clients in complex commercial matters in state and federal courts, arbitrations and mediations nationwide and has significant experience representing franchisor and franchisee clients in all categories of disputes including trademark infringement claims, termination issues, enforcement of non-competition agreements, breaches of contracts and fraud claims. Commercial cases generally involves claims relating to breach of contract, fraud, misappropriation of trade secrets, interference with contractual relations, enforcement of non-competition agreements, real estate transactions, partnership and shareholder disputes as well as intellectual property disputes. He has experience handling these types of cases for small to medium size businesses in a variety of industries including manufacturing, logistics, shipping, business services, retail, restaurant, hospitality and healthcare. He also handles disputes relating to securities and bankruptcy issues. Mr. Einbinder also serves as an arbitrator for the American Arbitration Association.
- New York, 1981
- U.S. District Court Southern District of New York, 1982
- U.S. District Court Eastern District of New York, 1982
- U.S. Court of Appeals 3rd Circuit, 2004
- U.S. Court of Appeals 2nd Circuit, 2010
- Pace University School of Law, White Plains, New York
- J.D. - 1980
- University of London, England - 1976
- Clark University
- B.A. - 1977