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Joel D. Rosen

Business Attorney at Norristown, PA

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About Joel

Learn Joel’s areas of practice.

3
Practice areas
  1. Business
    40%

  2. Franchising
    40%
    I have represented franchisees and franchisors for 28 years. I spent 13 years as in-house counsel for two nationally recognized franchise chains; one with 900 domestic locations and the other with 1800 locations in 5 countries.

    41 years

  3. Trademark application
    20%

With more than 30 years of legal experience, Joel Rosen’s areas of practice include franchise law, business and commercial law, employment law, trademark/copyright law and commercial leasing. Mr. Rosen has counseled numerous businesses with regard to general corporate and commercial transactions, including, formation, mergers & acquisitions, licensing, sales, and financing projects. Mr. Rosen’s corporate client base spans a broad spectrum of industries, including: biotechnology, franchisees and franchisors, weight loss industry, food and restaurant industry, consumer products, media and entertainment industry, software and technology companies, as well as nonprofit organizations.

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Licensed for 40 years
State NJ
Status Active
Acquired 1987
Updated 11/05/2022
State PA
Status Active
Acquired 1982
Updated 12/04/2022

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Contact Joel

High Swartz, LLP
40 East Airy Street
P.O. Box 671
Norristown, PA, 19404
High Swartz, LLP
116 East Court Street
Doylestown, PA, 18901
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Cost

Rates
  • Retainer Sometimes
Payment methods
Cash, Check, Credit Card

Resume

AVVO RATING 8.8 (Excellent)

Work Experience

  • Managing Partner
  • High Swartz LLP
  • 2007 - Present
  • Owner
  • Law Office of Joel D. Rosen
  • 1998 - 2006
  • Vice-President, General Counsel
  • NutriSystem, Inc.
  • 1989 - 1997
  • Senior Corporate Counsel
  • AAMCO Transmissions, Inc.
  • 1985 - 1988
  • Associate
  • Connelly McAndrews Stevens Drexler & Corr
  • 1982 - 1984
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Education

  • University of Florida College of Law, Gainesville, Florida
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 1982
  • Brandeis University,Waltham
  • BA - Bachelor of Arts
  • 1979

Associations

  • Montgomery Bar Foundation
  • Board of Directors
  • 2016 - Present
  • Bucks County Bar Association
  • Member
  • 2016 - Present
  • Baruch S. Blumberg Institute
  • Board of Directors
  • 2004 - Present
  • The Pennsylvania Biotechnology Center
  • Board of Directors
  • 2004 - Present
  • Hepatitis B Foundation
  • Chairman of the Board
  • 2003 - Present
  • ABA Forum on Franchising
  • Member
  • 1985 - Present
  • Montgomery Bar Association
  • Member
  • 1982 - Present
  • Pennsylvania Bar Association
  • Member
  • 1982 - Present
  • American Bar Association
  • Member
  • 1982 - Present
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Languages Spoken

  • English

Awards

  • Pennsylvania Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2017
  • BV Rated
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2015
  • 2010 Legal Eagle
  • Franchise Times
  • 2010

Publications

  • ABA Franchise Law Journal
  • Yes to Arbitration, but Did I Also Agree to Class Action and Consolidated Arbitration?
  • 2011
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Attorney endorsements

Received (2)
Given (1)
Endorse Joel
Franchising Attorney | Jan 13
Relationship: Co-worker
"Joel's years of experience as a General Counsel of a franchising business and his years in private practice representing franchisors and franchisees make him an invaluable resource for any business thinking of franchising or any individual thinking of buying a franchise."
Business Attorney | Sep 03
Relationship: Friend
"Joel has a wealth of experience in legal matters affecting businesses--he was the General Counsel of a very well-known franchisor. He is very bright. He is a leader in one of Montgomery County's best-known and respected law firms."
Car accident

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Norristown Business Lawyer Joel D. Rosen
Joel D. Rosen
Business Attorney
Norristown, PA
Licensed for 40 years