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Barry Kurtz

Barry Kurtz

Practice areas:

Franchising, Mergers & Acquisitions

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Licensed since 1973

  1. Franchising: 90%
    35 years
  2. Mergers & Acquisitions: 10%
    42 years

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Contact Info

Barry Kurtz, A Professional Corporation

21650 Oxnard Street
Suite 500
Woodland Hills, CA, 91367




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Avvo Contributions

Legal Answers


Award NameGrantorDate Granted
2011 Super LawyerJournal of Law & Politics2011
National Bar Register of Preeminent LawyersMartindale-Hubbell2011
2010 Super LawyerJournal of Law & Politics2010
National Bar Register of Preeminent LawyersMartindale-Hubbell2010
Legal Specialist in Franchise & Distribution LawState Bar of California Board of Specialization2009
National Bar Register of Preeminent LawyersMartindale-Hubbell2009
National Bar Register of Preeminent LawyersMartindale-Hubbell2008
Nomination for Top 25 Lawyers of the ValleySan Fernando Valley Business Journal2007

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
Chief Operating Officer & General CounselConroy's/1-800-Flowers1993 - 1996


Association NamePosition NameDuration
State Bar of CaliforniaFranchise Law Committee of the Business Law Section2011 - 2012
State Bar of CaliforniaFranchise Law Committee of the Business Law Section1998 - 2000
International Franchise AssociationLegal/Legislative Committee1991 - 1998
State Bar of CaliforniaFranchise Law Committee of the Business Law Section1983 - 1985
Forum Committee on FranchisingMember1982 - Present
International Bar AssociationMemberN/A


Publication NameTitleDate
Valley Lawyer-April 2011The Leap of Faith: How to Acquire a Franchisor2011
Valley Lawyer-January 2011How to Help Your Franchise Clients Survive the Recession2011
online edition of Franchise Update Magazine - January 12, 2010Deal or No Deal?: Due Diligence Key to Buying Bankrupt Franchises-Part 22010
online edition of Franchise Update Magazine - December 03, 2009Picking and Choosing Franchises out of Bankruptcy Court (part 1)2009
The Practical Lawyer-October 2009ow to Help Your Franchising Clients Survive the Recession2009
Nation's Restaurant News - September 2007Franchise System's Size, Structure Dictate Private-equity Payout -2007
American Bar Association Business Law Today - March/April 2007Digging into Franchises - Due Diligence Minefield2007
Los Angeles County Bar Update - November 2006What Every Lawyer Should Know about Franchise Law2006
American Bar Association Franchise Journal - Fall 2006Appraisal of Franchises Requires the Use of Unique Valuation Procedures2006
Area Developer - June 2006You Are What You Do: The New Regulatory Threat to Franchising -2006
Mergers & Acquisitions - 2005A Challenge in Buying Franchisers2005


School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Southwestern Law SchoolLawJD - Juris Doctor1973
University of California at Los AngelesN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts1970