Forrest joins Fahey Schultz Burzych Rhodes PLC

Franchise attorney John A. Forrest has joined the franchise law practice of Fahey Schultz Burzych Rhodes PLC in Okemos as Of-counsel.

For over 35 years, Forrest has concentrated his practice in the areas of franchise and distribution, commercial contracts, business planning, and corporate law. He has experience representing and advising established and start up franchisors in all aspects of franchise, business opportunity and distribution law. He has extensive experience in drafting franchise and distribution related documents, including franchise agreements, area development agreements, agreements relating to the sale of company-owned stores and the purchase of franchise stores, finance documents, and promissory notes.

Forrest has authored several published works including “Covenants Against Competition in Franchise Agreements” for the second and third editions of the Michigan Chapter of the American Bar Association Forum on Franchising, the Michigan Business Formbook for the ICLE, and several other franchise related articles.

Forrest received his B.A. with High Distinction from the University of Michigan. He is a graduate of the University of Detroit School of Law, receiving his J.D., magna cum laude, and his Master of Laws – Taxation from Wayne Law.