Breton H. Permesly

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Franchise & Dealership Attorney in New York, NY

Kaufmann Gildin & Robbins LLP
 | 767 Third Avenue, 30th floor
New York, NY 10017
Phone: 212-755-3100
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2013 - 2017
Selected to Rising Stars: 2010 - 2011
Licensed Since: 2011
Practice Areas:
  • Franchise/Dealership (80%),
  • Intellectual Property Litigation (10%),
  • Business Litigation (10%)
Attorney Profile

As a partner at Kaufmann Gildin & Robbins LLP, Breton H. Permesly is committed to representing clients in New York City, throughout the state of New York and across the country. He focuses his practice on the following legal areas: business counseling, litigation, intellectual property, dispute resolution and mediation, general corporate matters, commercial transactions, franchising, licensing and distribution.

Mr. Permesly graduated cum laude with a Bachelor of Arts from Washington and Lee University. He then went on to earn a Juris Doctor from Florida State University College of Law, graduating cum laude in 2005.

With nearly a decade of experience, Mr. Permesly has represented clients in cases that involve both litigation and mediation. He serves corporate clients, handling even the most complex situations with tenacity and attention to detail. For his achievements, Mr. Permesly has been named in The Best Lawyers in America* and Franchise Times named him as one of its Legal Eagles of 2014.

Mr. Permesly is active in the legal community and holds memberships with the New York State Bar Association, The Florida Bar, The District of Columbia Bar, the International Franchise Association and the American Bar Association. He is the author of several pieces relating to franchise law and has spoken at conventions and symposiums over the years. Mr. Permesly is admitted to practice law before the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida, the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida and the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Florida.

* The Best Lawyers in America® 2013. Copyright 2013 by Woodward/White, Inc., Aiken, SC

 
Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Franchise/Dealership (80%)

Intellectual Property Litigation (10%)

Business Litigation (10%)

Selections

Selected to Super Lawyers for 5 yearsmiddle-imageSelected to Rising Stars for 2 years

Super Lawyers: 2013 - 2017 Rising Stars: 2010 - 2011

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About Breton Permesly

Admitted: 2011, New York

Professional Webpage: http://www.kaufmanngildin.com/Attorneys/Breton-H-Permesly.sh...

Honors and Awards:

  • Super Lawyers New York, 2014
  • Franchise Times Legal Eagle List, 2014
  • Florida's Legal Elite™ Up & Comers, Franchise Law, 2010 - 2011
  • Super Lawyers New York, 2013

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • International Franchise Association Legal Symposium, Task Force Member, 2013
  • International Franchise Association Legal Symposium, Task Force Member, 2012
  • New York State Bar Association
  • International Franchise Association
  • American Bar Association (Forum on Franchising)
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Florida
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Florida
  • U.S. District Court Middle District of Florida
  • District of Columbia
  • Florida
  • New York

Scholarly Lectures and Writings:

  • Speaker/Moderator, "Franchise Related Mergers and Acquisitions", IFA Legal Symposium, Chicago, Illinois (May 2014)
  • "Franchise Related Mergers and Acquisitions", IFA Legal Symposium, Chicago, Illinois, May, 2014
  • Co-Author, "So You Want to Purchase A Franchise. Now What?", Franchise Forum's Weblog, October, 2008
  • Speaker/Moderator, "Disclosure: What you Need to Know", IFA Legal Symposium, Washington D.C. (May 2012)
  • Speaker, "One for All and All for One: Understanding and Improving the Franchisee/Franchisor Relationship", International Franchise Expo, Washington, D.C. (April 2008)
  • Speaker, "How to Franchise your Business", Suncoast Business Opportunity Expo, Tampa, Florida (July 2010)
  • Facilitator, "Dealing with Franchise Renewal Issues", IFA Annual Convention, New Orleans, Louisiana (February 2014)
  • Co-Author, "Franchising in Unique Venues", American Bar Association Forum on Franchising, October, 2008
  • Co-Author, "Licensing versus Franchising: Harness Multi-Unit Growth...and Avoid Pitfalls", Today's Restaurant, August, 2009
  • Co-Author, "Using the EB-5 Visa as a Source for Franchisee Candidates in a Tight Credit Market", International Journal of Franchising Law, 2011
  • "Disclosure: What you Need to Know", IFA Legal Symposium, Washington D.C., May, 2012
  • "Alesha Ketterling v. Burger King Corporation: Further Support for Emerging Trend in Franchise Vicarious Liability Cases.", The Franchise Lawyer, 2012

Educational Background:

  • Washington and Lee University, B.A. cum laude, 2002

Industry Groups

  • Franchises
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    30th floor
    New York, NY 10017

    Phone: 212-755-3100

     

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