Eli Bensignor

Eli Bensignor dedicates his practice to franchise, distribution, and licensing matters. He counsels emerging and seasoned franchisors across the U.S. on day-to-day matters, including analyzing and drafting agreements and commercial contracts, filing registrations, and advising on regulatory compliance. Eli has experience with commercial litigation matters, protecting his clients’ rights by enforcing franchise agreements and related contracts.

Prior to joining the firm, Eli practiced at a boutique franchise firm and clerked for the Honorable Gary S. Glazer of the Court of Common Pleas in Philadelphia. As a law clerk he handled issues of commercial litigation, including breaches of contract, insurance defense, restrictive covenants, and events of default. While attending Villanova University School of Law, Eli served on the Villanova Law Review.

Court Memberships

  • Minnesota
  • Pennsylvania
  • New Jersey


  • “Legal Eagle,” Franchise Times, 2018–2020


  • Facilitator, Roundatables: From Brick & Mortar to Virtual, H.E.A.T. Franchise Summit, August 25 - 27, 2020
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  • Minneapolis

    80 South Eighth Street
    500 IDS Center
    Minneapolis, MN 55402


Linda Laurich


Villanova University School of Law, J.D.

University of Michigan, Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy, B.A.