Evan Goldman

Partner - A.Y. Strauss LLC

Evan M. Goldman is Partnerl in the Roseland, NJ office of AY Strauss. Mr. Goldman has represented both franchisees and franchisors throughout the United States. In his practice, Mr. Goldman has litigated extensively in state and federal courts, as well as before the American Arbitration Association ('AAA'). Mr. Goldman has a breadth of experience representing franchisor and franchisee clients in all categories of disputes, including termination issues, trademark infringement disputes, enforcement of non-competition agreements, breach of contract, employment matters and fraud claims.

Mr. Goldman advises his franchisee clients in connection with the negotiation of franchise and license agreements, and related documents, and reviews voluminous disclosure documents provided to prospective franchisees. Mr. Goldman assists franchisor clients in drafting and registering disclosure documents, franchise agreements and related documents, and provides negotiating assistance on behalf of franchisor clients when entering into franchise relationships.

In addition to litigation in franchise matters, Mr. Goldman handles numerous other business disputes, partnership disputes, and construction cases. Mr. Goldman also has extensive experience representing employers and employees in labor disputes and discrimination matters.

Prior to entering private practice, Mr. Goldman served as the Law Clerk to the Honorable Barry P. Sarkisian, J.S.C., of the Superior Court of New Jersey, Hudson County.

Mr. Goldman earned his J.D. from Brooklyn Law School and his B.A. from the University of Michigan. Mr. Goldman is admitted to practice in New Jersey, the District of Columbia, the United States District Courts for the District of New Jersey, Eastern District of Michigan, Eastern District of Wisconsin, District of Nebraska and Southern District of Indiana, as well as the United States Courts of Appeal for the Second, Third and Eleventh circuits.

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