Michael R. Liss

Michael R. Liss: Attorney with Liss & Lamar, P.C.
  • Member at Liss & Lamar, P.C. (2 Attorneys)
  • 1301 West 22nd Street, Suite 709, Oak Brook, IL 60523
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Mr. Liss is a corporate general counsel and franchise lawyer who has served as in-house General Counsel for nationally known franchisors. He is a member of the American Bar Association Forum on Franchising and the State of Illinois Attorney General's Franchise Advisory Board. He is a Founder and Past President of the Midwest Business Brokers & Intermediaries Association. He has also been a member of the International Council of Shopping Centers with a particular emphasis on retail leasing.

Mr. Liss works extensively with business owners to address a wide range of legal issues from strategic planning through start-up, expansion, purchase, sale and franchising. He is a graduate of the University of Illinois and the Loyola University of Chicago School of Law. He is a frequent speaker on business start-ups, the purchase and sale of businesses and all aspects of franchising. He also has 11 years of experience as Chief Legal Officer.

Areas of Practice (105)

  • Agency and Distributorships
  • Dealer and Distributor Termination
  • Distribution
  • Distribution Agreements
  • International Distribution
  • Business Law
  • Business Arbitration
  • Business Dissolutions
  • Business Enterprises
  • Business Formation
  • Business Litigation
  • Business Organization
  • Business Start-Ups
  • Business Succession Planning
  • Business Successions
  • Business Transactions
  • Business Transfers
  • Buy-Sell Agreements
  • Buying and Selling of Businesses
  • Closely Held Business Law
  • Complex Business Litigation
  • Emerging Business Law
  • Emerging Growth Companies
  • Entrepreneurial Business Law
  • Family Business Law
  • Family Business Mediation
  • Family Business Successions
  • Joint Ventures
  • Limited Liability Company Law
  • Private Business Law
  • Small Business Law
  • Sole Proprietorships
  • Strategic Alliances
  • Commercial Law
  • Commercial Arbitration
  • Commercial Liability
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Commercial Mediation
  • Commercial Transactions
  • Complex Commercial Litigation
  • Sale of Goods
  • Secured Transactions
  • Uniform Commercial Code
  • Commercial Real Estate
  • Commercial Conveyancing
  • Commercial Real Estate Acquisitions
  • Commercial Real Estate Contracts
  • Commercial Real Estate Sales
  • Retail Development
  • Shopping Center Law
  • Corporate Law
  • Closely Held Corporations
  • Corporate Commercial Law
  • Corporate Contracts
  • Corporate Control Contests
  • Corporate Dissolutions
  • Corporate Fiduciary Law
  • Corporate Formation
  • Corporate Governance
  • Corporate Organization
  • Corporate Partnerships
  • Corporate Real Estate
  • Corporate Successions
  • Family Corporations
  • Incorporation
  • S Corporations
  • Small Business Corporations
  • Franchises and Franchising
  • Automotive Franchises and Dealerships
  • Dealership Law
  • Franchise Arbitration
  • Franchise Distribution
  • Franchise Law
  • Franchise Licensing
  • Franchise Litigation
  • Franchise Mediation
  • Franchise Regulation
  • Franchise Termination
  • International Franchising
  • Health Information Technology
  • Confidentiality Agreements
  • Covenants Not To Compete
  • Noncompetition and Non-Solicitation Agreements
  • Restrictive Covenants
  • Commercial Landlord and Tenant Law
  • Commercial Leasing
  • Industrial Leasing
  • Retail Leasing
  • Shopping Center Leasing
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Business Acquisitions
  • Business Divestitures
  • Leveraged Acquisitions
  • Leveraged Buyouts
  • Merger Reorganization
  • Mergers and Acquisitions Finance
  • Mergers, Acquisitions and Divestitures
  • Partnership Law
  • Real Estate Leasing
  • Trademarks
  • Lanham Act
  • Service Marks
  • Trade Names
  • Trademark Licensing
  • Trademark Registration

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
630-230-1643  Phone
Year of First Admission:
1980, Illinois
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