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Mr. Dahan focuses his practice on commercial transactions and litigation. He represents all types of businesses in various industries. His expertise includes negotiating, drafting and revising various types of agreements, including, but not limited to, sale and purchase agreements, commercial leases, noncompetition and nonsolicitation agreements, vendor agreements, and intellectual property licenses. Mr. Dahan's litigation experience provides him with valuable insight as to legal issues that can be avoided at the time contracts are drafted and negotiated.

Mr. Dahan is also experienced in the representation of franchisors, franchisees and other companies in a variety of transactions and litigation relating to franchising, distribution and licensing. These matters include breaches of contract, business disputes, commercial lease disputes, franchise agreement drafting and negotiating, breaches of franchise agreements, and franchise terminations, transfers and renewals. In addition, Mr. Dahan handles matters regarding representations in franchise disclosure documents, unfair competition, trademarks, copyrights, violation of noncompetition and nonsolicitation agreements, real estate construction and financing disputes, and shareholder/partner/member disputes.

A significant part of Mr. Dahan's practice is also devoted to the representation of condominium and community associations, assisting clients during both the developmental and operational stages, and with day-to-day business, legal and management issues, transition, construction issues, vendor contracts and disputes, and any necessary litigation. He provides a full range of legal advice and services involving drafting, negotiating and interpreting all governing documents, association service contracts, rules and regulations, resolutions, policies, elections, collections, developer transition, construction defect litigation, municipal services and relations, regulatory compliance, insurance claims, member relations and disputes, restrictive covenant interpretation and enforcement, and fiduciary duties of board members.

With respect to construction litigation, Mr. Dahan represents owners and community associations in an array of construction defects and claims. Moreover, he represents parties involving claims that arise in the course of vendors providing maintenance or repairs. Mr. Dahan has successfully represented community associations in recovering millions of dollars related to the improper installation and maintenance of fire sprinkler systems. He has also successfully represented an owner in connection with the improper installation of pilings to support a vacation home mostly over water.

Mr. Dahan represents executors, trustees, and beneficiaries in connection with will contests and estate/trust disputes. Mr. Dahan is skilled in aggressively representing his clients in this area while knowing how to handle the various personalities of litigants in these emotionally charged matters to obtain the most effective and efficient result for his clients.

In 2008, he was selected by the business publication NJBIZ to receive its "Forty Under 40" award. The award recognizes dynamic business leaders under the age of 40 who have been making headlines in their field, and who demonstrate a strong commitment to business growth, professional excellence and the community.


Practice areas


  1. Construction: 20%
  2. Intellectual Property: 20%
  3. Licensing: 20%
  4. Franchising: 20%
  5. Litigation: 20%

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Parker McCay P.A.

9000 Midlantic Drive
Suite 300
Mount Laurel, NJ, 08054


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Association namePosition nameDuration
Pennsylvania Bar AssociationMemberN/A
New Jersey State Bar Association, Franchise Law CommitteeMemberN/A
New Jersety State Bar Association, Construction Law SectionMemberN/A
Burlington County Bar AssociationMemberN/A
American Bar Association, Business Law Section, Business and Corporate Litigation CommitteeMemberN/A
International Franchise AssociationMemberN/A
Community Associations Institute Education CommitteeMemberN/A
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Temple University - James E. Beasley School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1997
Temple UniversityAccountingOther - BachelorsN/A