Restaurant Law


Counseling Owners on Their Real Estate and Business Legal Needs

As of a recent count, there were 6,650 restaurants in New York City, more than any city in the world. Many are owned by newly aspiring entrepreneurs. Some are franchised concepts. Some are owned by seasoned restaurant developers. Regardless of what type of restaurant owner you are or are aspiring to be, Einbinder Dunn & Goniea is equipped to meet and exceed all of your legal needs. Our firm represents restaurant owners, developers, franchisors and franchisees in all business, franchise and litigation matters in New York and the entire New York Metropolitan area.

Our extensive franchise experience coupled with our decades of real estate and business experience, particularly in this industry, make us a one stop shop for the many legal needs of a restaurant owner, either in general business and litigation matters or in addressing franchising issues. We handle business organization and agreements, commercial leasing, employment agreements, confidentiality and non-disclosure agreements, investment and financing agreements as well as litigation and arbitration arising from all of these areas.

In franchising, we have years of experience developing and analyzing restaurant franchise concepts. In real estate, we have handled numerous restaurant leases in the New York Metropolitan area. For the restaurant developer, having one firm to turn to for all of these varied needs is invaluable.

We have worked recently in development projects for multi-unit developers of national chain restaurants such as Buffalo Wild Wings Grill & Bar, Corner Bakery Café and MOOYAH Burgers, as well as privately owned single unit restaurants. Our firm’s devotion and accessibility is unparalleled through every step of your transaction, from the concept stage, to leasing, business development, operating agreements and expansion plans.

Recent News

EDG will participate in the 50th Annual IFA Legal Symposium in Washington, D.C. on May 7-9, 2017.  Stephanie Blumstein was invited to be a speaker on the “Basics Track: Litigation” program.

Einbinder, Dunn & Goniea represented a seller in a recently closed transaction involving the sale of a franchise branded hotel for eight figures, after successfully resolving a dispute between the franchisee-shareholders.

Terrence Dunn and Michael Einbinder will be attending the Multi-Unit Franchising Conference in Las Vegas as a Sponsor/Exhibitor from April 23-26. The firm will have an Exhibitor’s booth and will in the Law Room.

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