Jims experience includes: Commercial law/litigation practice for over 30 years Franchise Disclosure Document preparation and development Franchise Dispute Resolution - mediation, arbitration and litigation Franchise experience as government regulator, General Counsel and in private practice General Counsel and Vice President of Franchise Development for Damons Grill General Counsel of the...Show more
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Posted by: a client 8 months ago.
I consulted with Jim when I, as a franchisee, had a dispute with a large international franchisor that was rumored to strenuously fight claims...
Posted by: a Franchising client over 2 years ago.
I would highly recommend Mr. Meaney for any prospective franchisees considering investing in a franchise or a new or existing franchisor. Jim has...
Columbus, OHAbout 3 years ago
I endorse this lawyer.
Toledo, OHAbout 3 years ago
Relationship: Worked together on matter
I endorse this lawyer. Jim is at the top of his field in franchising. He wrote the key article on Ohio's Business Opportunity Act, which has been...
Damon's International, Inc.
1977 Juris Doctor in
University of Dayton School of Law
2004 International Who’s Who of Franchising Lawyers
Named in the 2004 International Who’s Who of Franchising Lawyers
American Bar Association
2012 Covenants Against Competition in Franchising (2nd Ed.), (Chapter Author: U.S. Virgin Islands), June 3, 2003; 3rd Edition, due 2012
2011 How to Buy a Franchise
2012 “Representing the Franchisor—A Primer on Designing the System, Drafting and Registering Documents and Providing On-going Counseling,” American Bar Association Forum on Franchising, 2012 Annual Forum (Co-presenter - October 2012)
2011 “Franchising in Ohio: What Every Lawyer Needs to Know,” Ohio State Bar Association, (Co-author -September 23, 2011)