Name: Andrew Bleiman
Firm: Marks & Klein
About Marks & Klein: With office locations in the heart of New Jersey, on the banks of the Navesink River, Wall Street in New York, downtown Chicago and Boca Raton, Marks & Klein, LLP is on the cutting edge of the legal world and focuses on providing conscientious, thorough and effective legal counseling for all of our clients on every matter.
Creativity, integrity and accountability are fundamental to how we practice law and serve individuals, entrepreneurs, businesses and families alike. Large, medium or small, local, national or international, our clients look to us for the soundness of our advice and results we achieve. We are relentless towards achieving positive results while putting old-fashioned personal client service first and foremost.
Marks & Klein, LLP has the ability to handle cases in all 50 states. Our attorneys are admitted to practice in the state courts of New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Illinois and Florida as well as numerous federal courts throughout the United States including the United States Supreme Court.
1851: How did you fall into franchising?
Bleiman: I got involved in franchising at a large, international law firm where I was encouraged to delve into as many areas of practice as I could. I found the fast-paced nature of franchising to be interesting and fun.
1851: What do you love most about franchising?
Bleiman: The entrepreneurial mentality associated with franchising. Franchising is about creating opportunities, looking forward and being progressive.
1851: What makes a great client?
Bleiman: A great client is one who is careful and deliberate in the decision-making process but one who is willing to take risks, think openly and be amenable to change.
1851: What makes a great franchise attorney?
Bleiman: A great franchise attorney brings a practical approach to his or her practice, is able to find balance between the sometimes conflicting legal and business issues which pop up on a day-to-day basis and can figure out how to move forward in the face of those issues.