Bradley Smith is an experienced franchise attorney with a focus on franchising, licensing, distribution, and related services - such as intellectual property protection, corporate formation, leasing, and business contracts. He has represented numerous franchisors, franchisees, and business owners, and is a small business owner himself. Brad previously served as General Counsel for a franchise investment and development outfit that owned several international franchise brands.
Brad is licensed in Oregon and Utah and works with franchisors throughout the nation. He is a problem-solver and excels at business strategy. Brad assists franchise companies to navigate legal issues and opportunities that arise in franchising. He holds a certificate from the nationally-recognized Pepperdine University Strauss Institute of Dispute Resolution and seeks to help his clients to find business solutions when challenges arise.
Occassionally, he also helps prospects or established franchisees to understand their rights and to handle their relationships with franchisors, landlords, vendors, and others.
Brad endeavors to represent his clients to accomplish their business goals. His clients often remark that they feel as though Brad is a member of their team. He provides and prefers flat fee and retainer relationships.
Brad enjoys international relations and geography. His interests include sports (playing and spectating), travel, exercise, and the outdoors.
He places high priority on community and family service.
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Duty to God Award||Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints||1996|
|Eagle Scout||Boy Scouts of America||1994|
|Managing Member||FranchiseSmith, LLC||2005 - Present|
|Clerk||Rosen, Feig, Conley, and Lund||2004 - 2004|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|J. Reuben Clark Law Society||Member||2002 - Present|
|American Bar Association, Forum Committee on Franchising||Member||2005 - 2007|
|Advising Oregon Businesses||Business Aspects of Franchising||2008|
|Advising Oregon Businesses||Government Regulation of Franchises||2008|
|www.PigskinPlayoff.com||Momentum Builds for a true Bowl Championship Series!||2008|
|Pepperdine School of Law||JD - Juris Doctor||2004|
|Brigham Young University||BA||2001|
|2008 Washington Retail Seminar||Franchising||2008|
|DECCA Seminar||Legal and Business Aspects of Franchising||2007|
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