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Michael Einbinder is a founding partner of Einbinder Dunn & Goniea and has been practicing law since 1981. He is a participating member of the American Bar Association Forum on Franchising, 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).


Mr. Einbinder has been listed among the top franchise lawyers by the Franchise Times since 2004. He represents franchisee, franchisor and other business clients in trials, arbitration and mediation throughout the country.



Practice areas


  1. Debt Collection: 20%
  2. Corporate: 20%
  3. Real Estate: 20%
  4. Business: 20%
  5. Franchising: 20%

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Einbinder Dunn & Goniea LLP

112 Madison Avenue
8th Floor
New York, NY, 10016


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Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Legal EagleFranchise Times2014
Legal EagleFranchise Times2013
Legal EagleFranchise Times2012
Legal EagleFranchise Times2011
Legal EagleFranchise Times2010
Legal EagleFranchise Times2009
Legal EagleFranchise Times2008
Legal EagleFranchise Times2007
Legal EagleFranchise Times2006
Association namePosition nameDuration
American Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Association of the Bar of the City of New YorkMemberN/A
Franchisee Lawyers AssociationMemberN/A
American Association of Franchisees and DealersMemberN/A
New York State Bar AssociationMemberN/A
International Franchise AssociationMemberN/A
American Franchisee AssociationMemberN/A
Publication nameTitleDate
ABA Forum on FranchisingCovenants Against Competition in Franchise Agreements2012
Franchise Law Journal (ABA)A Franchisee's Guide to Franchisor Bankruptcy2011
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Pace University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1980
Clark UniversityN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts1977
University of LondonN/AN/A1976
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
American Bar Association, Forum on FranchisingPressure Points in Franchise Litigation2015
American Bar Association, Forum on FranchisingThe Role of the Lawyer in a Franchisee's Due Diligence2013
American Bar Association, Forum on FranchisingAnatomy of a Franchise Lawsuit2011
American Bar Association, Forum on FranchisingCost Containment Strategies for Franchisee Disputes2008
American Bar Association, Forum on FranchisingLitigation About Arbitration2006
American Franchisee AssociationForming and representing independent franchisee associationsN/A