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What franchisee tenants need to know about negotiating leases

By Todd Schafer At a time when franchised businesses are more popular and prevalent than ever before in shopping centers, lease negotiations involving franchised operations still present some unique challenges. Those negotiations are inherently more… Read More >

John Mucha Receives Leader In The Law Recognition

John Mucha has been recognized as a 2018 Leader in the Law by Michigan Lawyers Weekly. Leaders in the Law are honored, among other things, for: • Significant accomplishments or achievements in law practice. •… Read More >

Leading Lawyers Magazine Names 18 Dawda Mann Attorneys as 2018 Leading Lawyers

18 Dawda Mann attorneys have been recognized by Leading Lawyers as 2018 Leading Lawyers in their respected legal practice areas. The following attorneys were recognized: Brian R. Balow: Computer & Technology Law; Copyright & Trademark… Read More >

Breaking With Tradition

Alfredo Casab authored an article for Shopping Center Business discussing how non-traditional retail concepts are emerging as viable and vital new tenants for many centers, and what landlords need to know and do to accommodate… Read More >

Starbucks settles with Simon, begins closing Teavana stores

By Al Urbanski with Chain Store Age A back-and-forth battle between the nation’s top coffee shop chain and premium mall owner finally appears to be settled. Simon Property Group took Starbucks to court for violating… Read More >

Avoiding Deadlock: advance planning minimizes the impact of business breakups

By Ryan Olson Business breakups often involve bruised egos, emotional sparring, and financial consequences. The complexities of resolving professional disputes or dissolving a professional connection can make business relationships even more fraught than personal breakups…. Read More >

Litigation Vocation: Area attorney views his role as that of a problem-solver

By Sheila Pursglove Legal News When he was in undergrad at the University of Michigan, David Mollicone came close to pursuing a career in academia as a history professor. “Ironically, it was one of my… Read More >

Getting to Know Samir A. Mouawad

By Sheila Pursglove Samir A. Mouawad was born and raised in Windsor, Ontario, with three older siblings.  His father owned numerous businesses, and Mouawad always found himself involved in them—and where his passion for business… Read More >

How to Create A Charity

WXYZ’s Keenan Smith sat down with Jeff Moss to discuss what it takes to create a charity.

Alfredo Casab Appointed to the ICLE Real Property Law Advisory Board

Alfredo Casab has been appointed to the ICLE Real Property Law Advisory Board. ICLE is the leading provider of how-to solutions that harness the wisdom of Michigan’s leading practitioners. They collaborate with practicing Michigan lawyers to… Read More >