Jeffrey has been representing clients in business-related matters for over 25 years – first as an accountant and then since 1993 as an attorney. Jeffrey concentrates his practice on franchise and distribution-related transactions, litigation and pre-litigation counseling, and also handles general commercial matters. He frequently represents franchisors and manufacturers in litigation regarding trademark, post-termination covenants and related issues and assists franchisors and other business clients in reaching effective, common sense solutions to day-to-day problems.
Jeffrey served on the Franchise Law Committee of the New Jersey State Bar Association and was the Vice Chair of the Franchise Law Committee of the Philadelphia Bar Association.
Jeffrey is a member of the Board of Trustees of the Brookfield Schools, a private nonprofit group of schools which offer educational and clinical services to students with emotional needs.
Jeffrey is also on the Board of Directors of the Voorhees Animal Orphanage. The VAO has been offering shelter, food and medical care to stray and unwanted animals in Camden County, NJ, since 1988. It provides services via municipal contracts, in partnership with local and independent animal control officers, in many areas of Southern NJ. The VAO is also an open-intake, no-kill animal shelter providing adoption, foster and spay/neuter services to cats and dogs in Camden County.
Jeffrey was selected by his peers to receive the “Super Lawyer” designation in Philadelphia Magazine every year since the inception of the “Super Lawyer” review in 2004.
Jeffrey received an AV® rating from his peers, which is the highest rating possible. This rating regards an attorney’s ethical standards and legal abilities.
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Jeffrey is a graduate of Widener University School of Law (J.D., 1993 – cum laude).
Jeffrey also has a B.B.S. in accounting from Temple University (1988).
Jeffrey is admitted to practice in Pennsylvania and New Jersey.
- American Bar Association
- Forum Committee on Franchising
- Pennsylvania Bar Association
- Philadelphia Bar Association
- Franchise Law Committee
- New Jersey State Bar Association
- Franchise Law Committee
- International Franchise Association