Gray Plant Mooty Hires New Franchise Litigation Attorney


WASHINGTON, D.C. (April 12, 2018) – The law firm of Gray Plant Mooty is pleased to announce the hiring of a new principal franchise litigation attorney in its Washington, D.C., office.

Michael Sturm joins the firm’s Franchise & Distribution Practice Group. Sturm has nearly three decades of franchise litigation experience in federal and state courts. From contract disputes to encroachment claims, Sturm has successfully helped clients resolve virtually every type of substantive claim that arises during the course of the franchise relationship. In addition to his work on behalf of franchisors, Sturm has broad experience in complex, high-stakes commercial litigation matters.  

Sturm received his J.D., cum laude, from Harvard Law School.

About Gray Plant Mooty
Gray Plant Mooty is recognized as one of the leading corporate law firms in Minnesota and one of the top franchise firms in the world. We are a 185-lawyer, full-service firm with offices in Minneapolis and St. Cloud, Minn.; Washington, D.C.; and Fargo, N.D. Our attorneys and staff provide exceptional client service and value, and comprehensive legal services on a regional, national, and global basis. Our roots date back to 1866. Learn more at