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Practice Areas


  1. Antitrust & Trade Law: 35%
  2. Intellectual Property: 35%
  3. Business: 20%
  4. Litigation: 10%

Attorney Endorsements

1 total 

  • Stanley M. Dub

    I endorse this lawyer. I practice Franchise Law as a specialty, but Allan is often helpful to me. His knowledge of the field is encyclopedic.


    Stanley Dub Franchising Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

Kern & Hillman LLC

2911 Dixwell Ave Ste 203
Hamden, CT, 06518-3130

Kern & Hillman, LLC

205 Church Street
Suite 409
New Haven, CT, 06510




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Avvo Contributions
Legal Answers
Association NamePosition NameDuration
Forum on FranchisingGoverning Committee2014 - Present
Connecticut Bar AssociationTreasurer, Franchise Committee2013 - Present
Connecticut Bar AssociationTreasurer, Antitrust Committee2009 - 2011
Connecticut Bar AssociationTreasurer, Antitrust Committee2009 - 2011
Connecticut Bar Association, Franchise Law SectionChair Elect2008 - 2012
Maryland State Bar AssociationChair, Business Law Section Council2004 - 2005
ABA Franchise Law JournalAssociate Editor2002 - 2008
American Bar AssociationPublications Committee2002 - 2004
American Bar AssociationBook Sales2002 - Present
Maryland Bar Association, Franchise and Distribution Law SectionCo-founder1995 - 1997
American Bar AssociationMember, Forum on FranchisingN/A
American Bar AssociationMember, Sections of Antitrust and Intellectual PropertyN/A
Maryland Bar Association, Franchise and Distribution Law SectionFormer ChairN/A
Connecticut Bar Association, Antitrust and Trade Regulation SectionExecutive CommitteeN/A
Publication NameTitleDate
ABA Franchise Law JournalAn Admirable Casebook to Meet Franchising's Hour2014
American Bar Association 35th Annual Forum on Franchising (co-author)Fundamentals 201: Antitrust Essentials for Franchise Lawyers2012
The Franchise Lawyer Vol. 15, No. 1 (co-author)Inedible Arrangements: Can Arbitration Clauses and Franchise Associations Co-Exist?2012
ABA Antitrust Law Section publicationDealer Termination Handbook (Second) author of State Statutes Governing Termination of Franchises2012
ABA Franchise Law JournalThird-Party Beneficiaries in Franchising: Between the Conception and the Creation Falls the Shadow2011
American Bar Association 33rd Annual Forum on Franchising - (co-author)Antitrust Issues: Back in Vogue2010
Maryland State Bar Association, Franchise and Distribution CommitteeLeegin Opens the Door for Suppliers to Close the Door to Discounting Under Federal Law: How will the State Respond? (co-author)2008
American Bar Association, 30th Annual Forum on FranchisingSettlements and Releases in Franchise Disputes: How to Make Sure it's Over when it's Over (co-author)2007
ABA Franchise Law JournalPublic Policy Versus Choice of Law: Is the Best the Enemy of the Good?2007
Connecticut Law TribuneTrademark Dilution: The Fame Game2006
Connecticut Law TribuneTest Your Uniform Trade Secrets Act IQ2006
Forty-Sixth Annual International Franchise Association ConventionInternational Franchise Expansion: Trademark and Trade Secret Law (co-author)2006
Covenants Against Competition - American Bar Association and Forum on FranchisingCovenants Against Competition2002
American Bar Association, Twenty-Fifth Annual Forum on FranchisingProblems of Dual Distribution (Antitrust Issues)2002
Franchise Desk Book: Selected State Laws, Commentary and Annotations - American Bar Association Forum Committee on FranchisingMaryland Chapter2001
American Bar AssociationThe Franchise Deskbook (Author of Maryland Chapter)2001
ABA Franchise Law JournalTying Untied: Revolution or Just a Kodak Moment?2001
ABA Forum on FranchisingStandards Enforcement (co-author)1999
3d Ed. 2012 and 2d Ed. 2013Covenants Against Competition in Franchise AgreementsN/A
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Columbia University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1972
Columbia UniversityN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts1968
Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
International Franchise Association's 46th Annual International Franchise ConventionInternational Franchise Expansion: Trademark and Trade Secret Law2006
International Franchise Association Legal SymposiumRepresenting the Multi-Concept Franchise (co-author)2005
American Bar Association, 28th Annual Forum on FranchisingHot Topics on Transfer and Assignment (co-author)2005
Maryland Judiciary's Business and Technology Court Educational ProgramsAntitrust Law and Non-Competition Law2004
Business and Technology Court Educational ProgramsFranchise, Antitrust, and Non-Competition Law to Maryland Judiciary2004
Lorman Education Service SeminarProgram on Evidence2003
American Bar Association's 25th Annual Forum on FranchisingProblems of Dual Distribution: Antitrust Issues2002
American Bar Association, Twenty-First Annual Forum on Franchising (co-author)Essence of Dispute Resolution for Business Lawyers1998