Firm to host educational event covering 2015 franchise law updates

Southfield-based Jaffe, Raitt, Heuer, & Weiss PC is hosting a complimentary educational event through the Antitrust, Franchising & Trade Regulation Section of the State Bar of Michigan on the developments in employment law and international franchising this Friday, Sept. 25, from 8:30 a.m. to noon. Jaffe CEO William Sider made the announcement.

The half-day event features two speakers; Kay Marie Ainsley, managing director for Michael H. Seid & Associates LLC, and Dean Heyl, vice president of government state relations, public policy and tax for the International Franchise Association. A panel discussion will also be held regarding minimum wage and joint employer issues. It will be moderated by Jaffe Partner Brian Witus, and will include James Reid IV, shareholder of Maddin, Hauser, Roth, & Heller PC; Robert Grabowski, CFO of Dortch Enterprises LLC; and Jaffe Partner James Parks.

“We are happy to host this annual event and offer support for those interested in franchise law,” said Sider. “Jaffe looks forward to collaborating with additional professionals in the industry to share their expertise alongside our own to provide franchise education through thought leadership.”

The Antitrust, Franchising & Trade Regulation Section of the State Bar of Michigan provides education, information and analysis about issues of concern in the industry through meetings, seminars and public service programs.

For additional information, visit www.connect.michbar.org/antitrust/home.