FRANCHISEE TENSIONS BUBBLE TO THE SURFACE
Author: Jonathan Maze
Publication: Restaurant Business
Kaari-Lynn S. Gagnon was born in Seoul, Korea and grew up in upstate New York. She graduated from Tufts University in May, 2004 with a B.A. in Sociology, then earned her J.D. from the University of Miami School of Law in May 2007. During law school, Ms. Gagnon clerked for Zarco, Einhorn, Salkowski & Brito, P.A. Ms. Gagnon also had the opportunity to work at the Public Defender’s Office of Rensselaer County, New York as a summer intern.
Ms. Gagnon has been with the firm of Zarco, Einhorn, Salkowski & Brito, P.A. since 2006 as a law clerk, and since 2007 as an associate. Her practice focuses on complex commercial litigation, franchise law, corporate law and intellectual property. Ms. Gagnon also advises franchisor clients on a variety of franchise law and general business matters, and has significant experience in drafting and preparing franchise disclosure documents and state registrations. In addition, Ms. Gagnon handles a variety of general business transactions and has represented artists in intellectual property licensing, and in endorsement and promotional arrangements.
Ms. Gagnon has represented clients in state and federal courts and in arbitration proceedings throughout the United States. Ms. Gagnon is admitted to practice law in Florida, as well as before the Southern District Court of Florida.