Evan M. Goldman, Esq. is Counsel to Hill Wallack LLP and a member of the firm’s Franchise Law, Creditors’ Rights/Bankruptcy and Hospitality practice groups. In his practice, Mr. Goldman has litigated extensively in state and federal courts, as well as before the American Arbitration Association (‘AAA’). Mr. Goldman has a breadth of experience representing franchisor and franchisee clients in all categories of disputes, including termination issues, trademark infringement disputes, enforcement of non-competition agreements, breach of contract, employment matters and fraud claims. In addition to litigation in franchise matters, Mr. Goldman handles numerous other business disputes, partnership disputes, and construction cases. Mr. Goldman also has extensive experience representing employers and employees in labor disputes and discrimination matters
Susan V. Metcalfe, Esq. is a partner in the Trial Group of Duane Morris LLP, representing clients in a wide array of business disputes, including franchise, fraud and trade secret theft, unfair competition, non-competition agreements, trademark, contract disputes, product liability, directors and officers liability, partnership disputes, and sales and manufacturing disputes. During her seventeen years in practice, Ms. Metcalfe has represented clients ranging from individuals and small, privately held companies to Fortune 50 companies. A substantial part of her practice has involved franchisor/franchisee disputes: she has successfully represented a global franchisor in numerous franchise terminations, fraud cases, and actions challenging the independent contractor status. Ms. Metcalfe’s extensive experience in such a broad variety of cases – extending to premises liability, construction, and insurance coverage disputes – enables her to analyze the issues from all angles, to help achieve the best possible outcomes while putting her clients’ business needs and objectives first.