Adam is one of the founders of the firm and the Managing Partner. Adam’s legal practice is focused on franchise law, complex business and franchise litigation, franchise dispute resolution, advising startup franchise companies and franchisees, franchise document drafting, startup law and trademark.

Adam is a founder and the Managing Partner of the firm. Adam regularly represents both franchisors and franchisees. Adam’s starts up and counsels dozens of franchisors in a variety of industries including fast casual restaurants, fitness, health and wellness, pet care, smoothies, medical services, retail, and other unique brands. Adam also represents franchisees, multi-unit franchise owners, franchise associations, and prospective franchisees interested in joining a national franchise brand.

For franchisors and startup franchise companies, Adam drafts Franchise Disclosure Documents (FDD’s) and, after launching the system, Adam and his team serve as general counsel to brands assisting with franchisee closings, state registrations, FDD updates, mergers and acquisitions, trademark registrations, dispute resolution and litigation services. For franchisees, Adam reviews FDDs and counsels prospects before and after the franchise closing.

Adam has been named as a Legal Elite Up & Comer and a Super Lawyer Rising Star in the Franchising category. Adam is an active member of the ABA Forum on Franchising and regularly attends the forum. He was named in Hired! 20 of the Keenest Legal Minds in Global Franchising by Global Franchise Magazine and 40 Under 40 in Boca Magazine.

Adam serves on the management team of startup businesses and provides his clients with relevant governance and structural issues on an as-needed basis. Adam graduated from the University of Florida with a business degree and proceeded to work in the front office of three Minor League Baseball teams. In law school, Adam was the managing editor of the FIU Law Review and founded the school’s Sports and Entertainment Law Society (SELS).

Adam grew up in Boca Raton and lives in Boca Raton with his wife and their three boys Sam, Charlie and Alex. You can follow Adam on Twitter at @AdamGWaschEsq

Awards & Recognition

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BAR ADMISSIONS

Admitted:

  • Florida
  • U.S. District Court, Southern, Middle and Northern Districts of Florida
  • United States District Bankruptcy Court, Southern and Middle District of Florida.
  • Third and Fourth District Court of Appeals of Florida

Recent Pro Hac Vice Admissions:

  • District Court of Delaware
  • Western District of Tennessee

EDUCATION

  • Florida International University College of Law, J.D.
  • University of Florida, B.S. in Business Administration, cum laude

MEMBERSHIPS

  • Member, ABA Forum on Franchising; Realtors Association of the Palm Beaches
  • Member, American Bar Association
  • Volunteer Youth Sports Coach, City of Boca Raton Athletics, Boca Raton Little League, Soccer Association of Boca Raton, Boca Hoops, and National Flag Football League

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