Michael Einbinder is a founding member of Einbinder & Dunn. He is a member of the Manhattan Chamber of Commerce, the American Bar Association Forum on Franchising, the International Franchise Association, and other prominent franchise organizations. An author in numerous publications, he has recently contributed a chapter to the “Franchise Litigation Handbook” published by the ABA Forum on Franchising, co-authored “A Franchisee’s Guide to Franchisor Bankruptcy” which was published in the Fall 2011 edition of the Franchise Law Journal and he has contributed a chapter in the ABA Forum Publication entitled “Covenants Against Competition in Franchise Agreements,” which is scheduled to be published this Fall 2012. He also handles litigation, arbitration, and mediation nationwide for both franchisors and franchisees (including associations). Michael has been listed among the top franchise lawyers by Franchise Times for the past six years and is a frequent speaker on franchise issues at events hosted by the American Bar Association Forum on Franchising as well as the New York City Bar Association CLE program in which he has presented papers on franchise issues for other attorneys.