Tim Hortons Franchisee Row Moves South of the Border
Author: Marina Strauss
Publication: The Globe and Mail
Alaina Siminovsky was born in Ithaca, New York in 1985 and grew up on a horse farm in Trumansburg, New York before relocating to South Florida in 1998. She attended Tufts University in Boston, Massachusetts for a year before returning to South Florida and completing her undergraduate education early from Nova Southeastern University, where she received a B.A. in History and a B.S. in Legal Studies, both with distinction, and a minor degree in Global Issues. Ms. Siminovsky graduated manga cum laude from the University of Miami School of Law in May 2009.
Ms. Siminovsky joined Zarco Einhorn Salkowski & Brito, P.A. as an associate in April 2013. Her practice focuses on complex commercial litigation, in a variety of matters, including labor and employment, landlord tenant, commercial contracts, and franchise law, appellate practice and representation of creditor’s rights in bankruptcy proceedings. Ms. Siminovsky represents businesses and individuals in the restaurant, retail, automotive, pharmaceutical and beauty and health industries, among others. Ms. Siminovsky advises both franchisees and franchisors regarding legal issues in connection with the operation of their businesses. Ms. Siminovsky has experience in drafting and preparing franchise disclosure documents and state registrations. In addition, Ms. Siminovsky handles a variety of general business transactions, including formation of companies and franchise associations.
Ms. Siminovsky has represented clients in state and federal courts and in arbitration proceedings throughout the United States. Ms. Siminovsky is admitted to practice law in Florida, as well as before the Southern District Court of Florida, the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals, the Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Florida, as well as the District Court of Colorado. Ms. Siminovsky is admitted on a case by case basis around the country to represent clients in a variety of matters.
Ms. Siminovsky resides in Boynton Beach, Florida.