Franchise Leader Max Schott Joins Larkin Hoffman


It is with great pleasure that we announce the arrival of Max J. Schott, II to our nationally-recognized Franchise and Corporate practice. Max has more than 25 years of experience in franchise and distribution law, representing clients ranging from startups to national organizations with multiple brands. He is a Certified Franchise Executive and the former Editor-in-Chief of The Franchise Lawyer.

“We are thrilled to have Max join us,” said Joe Fittante, Co-Chair of the Franchise Practice. “He is an accomplished franchise lawyer whose skill we have admired from afar for many years.  We look forward to the added depth and knowledge he will bring to our group.”   

Clients value the practical insight and franchise business acumen Max brings to his practice. He advises on issues of disclosure and registration, relationship matters, supply chain maintenance, advertising, licensing and acquisitions.

“Anytime we can add an attorney with a wealth of experience and engaging personality, we jump at the opportunity,” noted Paul R. Smith, President of Larkin Hoffman. “Max will make a very strong team even more formidable.”

Max can be reached at 952-896-3243 or at [email protected]

Larkin Hoffman represents some of the fastest growing and largest franchise brands in the world. From registration and disclosure to franchise system restructurings, M&A, and dispute resolution with franchisees, our franchise team is ready to grow your brand and protect your interests. 

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