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Gray Plant Mooty Adds Mark Kirsch and Jan Gilbert
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Mark Kirsch and Jan Gilbert joined Gray Plant Mooty’s 32-member Franchise & Distribution Practice Group on February 1, 2013. Both will practice in the firm’s Washington, D.C. office. These two high-profile attorneys bring more than 50 years of combined experience in the franchise industry, and both have strong backgrounds in domestic and international franchising.

Kirsch focuses his practice on domestic and international franchising and distribution matters, with an emphasis on transactional and regulatory work, mergers and acquisitions, and international franchising. He is the vice-chair of the International Franchise Association Supplier Forum Advisory Board and will join the IFA Board in 2013. His accolades include being recognized in Best Lawyers in America, International Who's Who of Business Lawyers, Franchise Times’ “Legal Eagles,” and Washington, D.C. Super Lawyers. Before joining Gray Plant Mooty, Kirsch earlier practiced at DLA Piper, and most recently he was with Plave Koch PLC.

Gilbert has worked with both start-up and mature franchisors for more than 20 years and counsels them on all aspects of domestic and international franchising. He is currently the articles and topics editor for the American Bar Association’s Franchise Law Journal and has consistently been named one of The Best Lawyers in America, a “Legal Eagle” by Franchise Times, and a Chambers USA Guide: America's Leading Lawyers in franchising, among many other honors. Prior to joining our firm, Gilbert practiced in the Washington, DC, office of Haynes and Boone, LLP.

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