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Powerhouse Trial Lawyers and Dominant Problem-Solvers in Complex Business Disputes and Transactions


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We are so proud and excited that our firm’s Founding Partner, Robert Zarco, was once again celebrated as an Entrepreneur in Law.

Zarco has led a team of talented attorneys he assembled over 3 decades ago to build a very successful boutique law firm that resolves complex business disputes of all kinds.

These powerhouse trial lawyers involved in complex commercial litigation for various industries built a national reputation for leadership in the sub-specialty of franchise law.

We couldn’t be more proud of our leader for his track record of helping clients win, and Giving Back to the community of South Florida. Congratulations!

As we celebrate our 30th Anniversary, we realize this milestone was made possible by the support of clients, friends, and associates like you. We offer our thanks, and wish you peace and great joy during this holiday season and throughout the New Year!

Robert Zarco, was once again celebrated as an Entrepreneur in Law

Nikezic and Braunstein Awarded ‘UP & COMERS’ by South Florida Business & Wealth Magazine

We are so proud to announce that our extraordinary Associate Attorneys Mary Nikezic and Michael Braunstein were awarded as one of South Florida’s young professional ‘UP & COMERS’ by South Florida Business & Wealth Magazine!

Thank you for outstanding service to your clients, community and firm family. Congratulations!

Mary Nikezic and Michael Braunstein Awarded ‘UP & COMERS’ Honoree by South Florida Business & Wealth Magazine Congratulate South Florida's Young Professionals

LIFE STYLE Magazine 2022 ‘Men of Influence’ Issue

Robert Zarco was honored as one of South Florida’s leading ‘Men of Influence’ in the October 2022 Issue of Lifestyle Magazine by the Lifestyle Media Group, which includes South Florida Legal Guide and South Florida Business and Wealth Magazine. We are very proud of our Founding Leader and visionary for building a nationally recognized law firm that has been protecting the business interests of franchisees and other clients in Franchise Law and Commercial Litigation for over 3 decades. Zarco and his team of talented attorneys are masters at resolving complex business disputes and legal transactions. Congratulations for this and all of your successes!


Firm Attorneys Awarded ‘Best Lawyers’ and ‘Ones to Watch’ for 2023 in Franchise Law and Commercial Litigation!

We are so very proud to announce the selection of 7 of our law firm’s extraordinary attorneys by the very prestigious The Best Lawyers in America® and the Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch in America™.

Best Lawyers® has become universally regarded as the definitive guide to legal excellence! Awards are based on best-in-class professional abilities and reputation of attorneys as judged by an exhaustive no-fee peer evaluation.

It feels great to continue to be recognized for the work we feel so passionately about for over 30 years by serving and protecting our clients in all areas of franchise law, commercial litigation, and business disputes resolution.

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Firm Attorneys Awarded ‘Best Lawyers’ and ‘Ones to Watch’ for 2023 in Franchise Law and Commercial Litigation

Corporate Law & Commercial Litigation Issue 2022 by Best Lawyers features Zarco Einhorn Salkowski, P.A.

Announcing the 2022 Best Lawyers The Corporate Law and Commercial Litigation Issue, featuring the top legal talent practicing in Corporate Law and Commercial Litigation.

Zarco Einhorn Salkowski, P.A. stands proud to be awarded as Best Lawyers in Commercial Litigation, as well as National Tier 1 in Franchise Law. On the year that our law firm celebrates its 30th Anniversary, we celebrate our great accomplishments and look forward to many more!


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Super Lawyers Award to Partner & Attorney Kaari-Lynn Gagnon

We are so proud of our Partner Kaari-Lynn Gagnon for being recognized by the prestigious Super Lawyers as a Rising Star in Franchise Law in 2021. Yearly selections are based on peer nominations and evaluation, as well as independent research by SL in over 12 categories of professional excellence.

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Zarco and Einhorn Awarded 2022 Legal Eagles by Franchise Times

Congratulations to Robert Zarco and Robert Einhorn for being selected as LEGAL EAGLES in 2022 by the very respected longtime magazine Franchise Times, covering all aspects of the franchise business.

Our firm stands proud for over 30 years to advance the franchise industry in franchise law representing franchisees over the years from over 500 U.S. franchise systems nationwide and abroad. In fact, 3 of our Partners have been admitted into the Franchise Times Hall of Fame, and 5 Partners have been recognized as Legal Eagles.

Congratulations to this year’s franchise lawyers once again recognized as Legal Eagles.

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Partner Kaari Gagnon Selected as One of Miami’s Rising Leaders in Law by Social Miami

Our firm family is so very proud of our Partner Kaari Gagnon selected as one of Miami’s Rising Leaders in Law by Social Miami for powerfully representing clients and passionately supporting charitable causes.

All candidates were nominated by people and organizations working in partnership with Young Professional Directory.

Congratulations Kaari!

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Robert Zarco Awarded the American Association of Franchisees and Dealers (AAFD) Lifetime Achievement Award.

American Association of Franchisees and Dealers (AAFD) presented 30+ years veteran franchise law Attorney Robert Zarco their Lifetime Achievement award badge recognizing this great honor earlier in 2021. #Congratulations


Zarco Einhorn Salkowski, P.A. Attorneys Awarded ‘Best Lawyers’ and ‘Ones to Watch’

Announcing our extraordinary attorneys recognized in 2022 as ‘Best Lawyers’ and ‘Ones to Watch’ by the prestigious Best Lawyers in America© in the areas of Franchise Law and Commercial Litigation. In fact, 70% of our lawyers, including all of our partners and two of our more senior associates have been awarded based on their professional abilities and reputation as best in class as judged by their peers by consensus opinion. Our name partners have been awarded by “Best Lawyers” over 15 years!

Our boutique firm always aims to be the best we can be in our niche, including all areas of Franchise and Dealership Law and various practice areas of Commercial Litigation. We remain committed to serving the interests of our clients and the legal profession, both of whom we vow to protect and advance daily.

Thank you to our professional peers and the ‘Best Lawyers’ organization for your support and continued confidence in our dedicated and experienced Attorneys. We also wish to thank our clients for nearly 3 decades of opportunities to represent their best business interests by providing them professional guidance, and a key to the courthouse when necessary, especially when disputing a larger adversary in the manner of David vs. Goliath.

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AAFD Announces 2021 ‘TQF Lifetime Achievement Award’ to Attorney Robert Zarco

Zarco Einhorn Salkowski, P.A. is extremely proud to have our firm’s founding partner, Robert Zarco, honored with a Lifetime Achievement Award by the American Association of Franchisees and Dealers (AAFD), the focus of the very constituency Zarco and the firm have been dedicated to serving and protecting nationwide for over three decades against their often very powerful franchisors and other stakeholders. It is a great honor to have been recognized by this very prestigious trade association for the many contributions Robert Zarco, supported by his experienced team of attorneys, has provided clients and the industry in the area of Franchise Law.  Congratulations to Robert Zarco, and Thank You to the AAFD for your effectiveness as a resource to Franchisees and Dealers nationwide.

Robert Zarco Awarded Fellow and Order of Centurions by Trial Lawyers Honor Society

ROBERT ZARCO was invited into the very exclusive Trial Lawyers Honorary Society, Litigation Counsel of America (LCA), as a Fellow and Order of the Centurions.

Zarco Law Awarded “Best Law Firms” National Tier 1 in Franchise Law by Best Lawyers of America as listed in US News and World Report

Zarco Law is proud to once again announce our firm’s selection as BEST LAW FIRMS National Tier 1 in Franchise by Best Lawyers of America© as listed in US News and World Report. The recognitions awarded our firm and our lawyers are vast and frequent as you can see on our website, including Super Lawyers, Legal Eagles by Franchise Times, Best Lawyers, and so many more. It is our honor and privilege to use this vast talent and experience to help our clients daily.

Partner Kaari Gagnon Recognized by SocialMiami Magazine as Rising Leader in Law

We are so proud of our law firm Partner Kaari Gagnon for her great contributions to very worthwhile charitable causes in our community, and for being selected by SocialMiami Magazine as a Rising Leader in Law in the next wave of attorneys to watch in Miami.

Zarco Law Wins Amongst the 2020 Top 10 Coolest Offices in South Florida by SFBJ

Our Firm stands very proud to be recognized and awarded by the South Florida Business Journal amongst the Top 10 Coolest Offices in South Florida in 2020. We feel very fortunate to come to work daily in such a beautiful, comfortable, and physically distanced space for our dedicated staff and our clients.Read more →

Attorneys at Zarco Law are once again honored as esteemed award recipients as “Best Lawyers in America©” and “Ones to Watch”

Attorneys Awarded as “Best Lawyers” and “Ones to Watch” by the Esteemed “Best Lawyers in America”
Congratulations to our once again recognized “Best Lawyers”: Robert Zarco, Robert Einhorn, Robert Salkowski, and Kaari Gagnon. We are super proud for our newly recognized “Best Lawyers” Melissa Bernheim, and “Ones to Watch” Colby Conforti and Brenda Phang. Read more →

Robert Zarco named Best Lawyer

Zarco, Einhorn, Salkowski, PA is extremely proud that our Founding Senior Partner, Robert Zarco, has been selected as “Lawyer of the Year” in Franchise Law. Robert Zarco is a gifted trial attorney in commercial business law and has repeatedly set legal precedent in Franchise Law. Zarco is well known nationally and internationally for his vast knowledge of Franchise Law and complex commercial litigation in multiple areas of business law.Read more →

Kaari Gagnon recognized by Best Lawyers in America©

– 12/16/2019

Zarco, Einhorn, Salkowski , LEADERS IN FRANCHISE LAW, GENERAL BUSINESS LAW, & COMMERCIAL LITIGATION, wishes to Congratulate Firm Partner KAARI GAGNON for being recognized as one of the Best Lawyers in America© Kaari-Lynn S. Gagnon was born in Seoul, Korea and grew up near Albany, New York. She graduated from Tufts University in May 2004 with a Read more →

Robert Salkowski recognized by Best Lawyers in America©

– 12/02/2019

Zarco, Einhorn, Salkowski , LEADERS IN FRANCHISE LAW, GENERAL BUSINESS LAW, & COMMERCIAL LITIGATION, wishes to Congratulate Firm Partner ROBERT SALKOWSKI for being recognized as one of the Best Lawyers in America© Robert F. Salkowski is a 1988 graduate of George Washington University. Robert earned his J.D. from the University of Miami School of Law in 1991. Read more →

Robert Einhorn recognized by Best Lawyers in America©

– 11/20/2019

Zarco, Einhorn, Salkowski, LEADERS IN FRANCHISE LAW, GENERAL BUSINESS LAW, & COMMERCIAL LITIGATION, wishes to Congratulate ROBERT EINHORN for being recognized as one of the Best Lawyers in America© Robert M. Einhorn, a native of Cleveland, Ohio, received a Bachelor of Business Administration degree from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in 1986. He dual-majored in Accounting and Read more →

Recognition of Excellence Once Again in Franchise Law for Best Law Firms from U.S. News & World Report-Best Lawyers©

– 11/11/2019

Our deepest gratitude is extended to the broad collection of clients and leading attorneys for nominating and positively evaluating the vast accomplishments and knowledge of our great Team that make up our law firm family, as well as the Best Lawyers© selection committee for this prestigious recognition once again in U.S. News & World Report. It Read more →

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

– 09/12/2019

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Robert Zarco awarded 2020 Lawyer of the Year by Best Lawyers in Franchise Law

– 09/03/2019

2020 Best Lawyers in America…Congratulations !!!

– 08/26/2019

We are SO Very Proud of our stellar Team of Lawyers…Best Lawyers Award designation AGAIN ! True Leaders in Franchise Law, Commercial Litigation and general Complex Business Law ! CONGRATULATIONS on a well deserved National Recognition! Robert Zarco, founding partner of Zarco, Einhorn, Salkowski, PA, has earned international recognition as an excellent and experienced Read more →

2019 Legal Eagles…Congratulations !!!

– 06/28/2019

Super Lawyers at Zarco Einhorn Salkowski

– 08/13/2018

Zarco Einhorn Salkowski, P.A. wishes to congratulate partners Robert Zarco, Robert Salkowski for being selected as 2018 Florida Super Lawyers and associate Colby Conforti for being selected as a 2018 Rising Star in Franchise and Dealership! For a complete list of Super Lawyers and Rising Stars, visit


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