franchising,commercial real estate,company formation,mergers and acquisitions due diligence
Richard Bayer is a partner with Einbinder & Dunn LLP and leads the firm’s franchise regulatory and intellectual property practices. Mr. Bayer primarily focuses his practice on representing franchisors during all stages of development, including counseling emerging franchisors through all aspects of developing a franchise program, guiding franchisors through regulatory compliance matters and assisting mature franchisors with various stages of growth, including sales, mergers and acquisitions. Mr. Bayer has also successfully represented franchisor clients in international franchising with respect to expanding U.S. franchise systems abroad as well as launching international franchise systems in the U.S. Franchisor clients vary across industries including restaurant, retail, home improvement, hospitality, pet food, real estate, fashion, health care, recreation, business services and senior care. Mr. Bayer has also represented franchisees with franchise acquisitions, corporate structuring, real estate leasing, financing, multi-unit development and acquisitions and sales.
Additionally, Mr. Bayer provides business law counsel to a wide variety of clients ranging from start-ups to publicly traded corporations in areas including corporate structuring, intellectual property registration and protection, mergers and acquisitions and financing. Mr. Bayer also represents clients in connection with real estate development, leasing, sales and acquisitions as well as financing.