Stanley M. Dub

Top rated franchise & dealership attorney in Beachwood, Ohio

Law Office of Stanley M. Dub
Stanley M. Dub
Law Office of Stanley M. Dub

Practice Areas: Franchise & dealership, Business & corporate, Estate planning & probate; view more

Licensed in Ohio since: 1975

Education: Case Western Reserve University School of Law

Selected to Super Lawyers: 2004, 2017 - 2021

Law Office of Stanley M. Dub

20600 Chagrin Blvd
Suite 400
Beachwood, OH 44122 Visit website


Recognized as Ohio's leading franchise law attorney, Stanley M. Dub is the principal at his firm in Beachwood, Ohio. He handles franchise law assignments for both franchisers and franchisees across all 50 states. He also  provides legal services involving business and corporate law and estate planning and probate. A member of the Ohio Bar since 1975, Mr. Dub practiced law for 3 corporations and then for 3 medium-to-large law firms before starting his own franchise law practice in 2006.

Mr. Dub played an integral role in passing the 2012 amendments to Ohio's Business Opportunity Purchasers Protection Act, which is Ohio’s only law related to franchise law.  Since 2016 he has also served as Adjunct Professor of Law at CWRU Law School, teaching the only franchise law course offered by any Ohio law school.   He frequently appears as an expert witness on franchise law, and he has presented on franchise law topics at seminars conducted by the Ohio State Bar Association and the ABA Forum on Franchising.  Several of his articles have been published in The Franchise Law Journal, a national publication, and in Ohio Lawyer and other local business magazines.

Mr. Dub has been recognized for his accomplishments by several legal organizations in addition to his clients and peers. He was named the Leading Lawyer in Northeast Ohio in franchise law by Inside Business magazine for multiple years. Furthermore, he was listed in the 2021 Legal Eagles by Franchise Times magazine and is rated 10 out of 10 in the franchise law category on Avvo.

Mr. Dub is an active member of the American Bar Association’s Forum on Franchising and the Ohio State Bar Association.

Practice areas

Franchise/dealership, Business/corporate, Estate planning & probate

Focus areas

Business formation and planning, Limited liability companies, Partnership, Sub-chapter s corporations, Contracts, Business organizations, Estate planning, Probate & estate administration

  • 80% Franchise/dealership
  • 10% Business/corporate
  • 10% Estate planning & probate

First Admitted: 1975, Ohio

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Scholarly Lectures/Writings:
  • Cited in Ohio Revised Code Annotated, Author, Franchising in Ohio: Practical aspects of the Law, Ohio Lawyer Magazine
Representative Clients:
  • Confidential
Other Outstanding Achievements:
  • Adjunct Professor of Law, Case Western Reserve University Law School.  Scheduled to teach Franchise Law, Fall, 2016.
Bar/Professional Activity:
  • Primary Moderator/Presenter, "Franchising in Ohio", CLE program sponsored by Ohio Bar Association in 2008.
  • Member, American Bar Association’s Forum on Franchising since 1990
  • Member, American Bar Association's Forum on Franchising (1989-present)
Industry Groups:
  • Franchise/Dealership

Office location for Stanley M. Dub

20600 Chagrin Blvd
Suite 400
Beachwood, OH 44122

Phone: 216-991-4480


6 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2004, 2017 - 2021

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