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ABOUT ZARCO EINHORN SALKOWSKI & BRITO, P.A.

Zarco Einhorn Salkowski & Brito, P.A. is a full-service law firm that is nationally recognized as a leader in protecting and enforcing the rights of franchisees, dealers, licensees, and distributors. Zarco Einhorn Salkowski & Brito, P.A. and its attorneys have been at the forefront of important legal and operational issues and precedent-setting cases in both U.S. Federal and State Courts that frequently arise in the context of these on-going relationships, including breach of the implied covenant of good faith and fair dealing, encroachment/cannibalization, breach of contract, fraud in the inducement, fraudulent concealment and other types of fraud,  FDD disclosure violations, wrongful termination, claims for liquidated damages, failure to renew, unreasonable conditions of renewal, unreasonable system-wide changes, as well as issues related to supply chain sourcing and pricing.

Zarco Einhorn Salkowski & Brito, P.A. and its attorneys, which include former economists, bankers, and accountants, are able to look beyond the legal issues to craft solutions that are practical, expeditious, and highly beneficial to their clients. Zarco Einhorn Salkowski & Brito, P.A. and its attorneys also offer to their clients aggressive, yet highly professional, legal representation in all forms of complex commercial law and dispute resolution, including mediation, arbitration, and litigation in both State and U.S. Federal courts.  The firm also has significant experience in related areas, including real estate litigation, landlord-tenant disputes, employment litigation and transactional matters relating to franchising, real estate and corporate and partnership law.

Zarco Einhorn Salkowski & Brito, P.A. and its attorneys are also available to provide you with legal guidance before you purchase your franchise or dealership. In particular, Zarco Einhorn Salkowski & Brito, P.A. and its attorneys are available to carefully explain to you the terms of the proposed franchise or dealership agreement, review the Franchise Disclosure Document (FDD), and to negotiate important revisions to protect your interests. Zarco Einhorn Salkowski & Brito, P.A. and its attorneys are also able to assist you in incorporating your business, and in reviewing and negotiating any ancillary agreements, including leases, purchase and sale agreements, confidentiality agreements, non-competition agreements, and personal guarantees.

Zarco Einhorn Salkowski & Brito, P.A. and its attorneys have represented franchisees, franchise associations, dealers, licensees, and distributors in over 500 different systems throughout most of the United States, and as far away as Australia, South America, Europe, the Caribbean, and the Middle East. In the representation of its clients, Zarco Einhorn Salkowski & Brito, P.A. is very mindful of and sensitive to the significant costs and expenses that often prevent franchisees, dealers, licensees, and distributors from enforcing and protecting their legal rights. Because of the firm’s size, efficiency, and focus, Zarco Einhorn Salkowski & Brito, P.A. is often able to avoid the hourly fee structure that typically defines the attorney-client relationship, and instead, designs alternative fee arrangements unique to each particular case, which may include, in many instances, partial contingency fees. Such financial arrangements serve to align the interests of the clients and the Firm to achieve the most expeditious and beneficial result possible in each case.

Zarco Einhorn Salkowski & Brito, P.A. past and present clients include franchisees  in disputes against major franchise systems in the hotel, restaurant, and service industries such as Holiday Inn, Days Inn, Howard Johnson, Best Western, Ramada, Quality Inn, McDonald’s, Burger King, Wendy’s, Dunkin’ Donuts, Arby’s, Kentucky Fried Chicken, Tony Roma’s, Miami Subs, Pizza Hut, Johnny Rockets, T.C.B.Y., Haagen Dazs, Checkers, Rally’s, TGI Friday’s, Hard Rock Café, Fat Tuesdays, Little Caesars’, Jack-in-the- Box, Denny’s, Bonanza, Manhattan Bagel, Subway, Blimpie, Schlotzsky’s, 7-Eleven, Coca-Cola, PepsiCo, Decorating Den, Oil Express, Corner Bakery, Moe’s Southwest Grille, Coldstone Creamery, Carl’s Jr., Camp Bow Wow, Carvel, Chevron, Hair Club for Men, Domino’s, Papa John’s. Golden Corral, Naked Pizza, Papa Murphy’s, Red Brick Pizza, Payless Car Rental, Remax, Sotheby’s, Smoothie King, Steak & Shake, Tutor Time, Wolfgang Puck and ServPro, among many others.  Our Firm has also represented Franchisee Associations such as Jack in the Box, Johnny Rockets, Little Caesars, 7-Eleven, TCBY, Wood You Furniture, Roto-Rooter, and Papa John’s.

Please read our individual Partner and other Attorney Profiles for more specific accolades.  We look forward to assisting you with your legal needs.



   ZESB in The News

  • 07/12/2019

    Burger King customers seen telling manager to ‘go back to Mexico’ in viral video Author: Michael Bartiromo
    Publication: FOX News

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  • 07/11/2019

    Two Burger King customers tell Spanish-speaking manager to ‘go back to Mexico’ Author: Hasley Pitman
    Publication: KVOA.com News Tucson

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   Firm News

  • 10/08/2019

    Firm Partner Alejandro Brito Speaking at ABA Forum on Franchising 42nd Annual Meeting

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  • 09/12/2019

    Zarco and Einhorn selected to speak at the 2019 AAFD Franchisee Leadership Summit

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