For over thirty years, Doug has served as a trial lawyer representing franchisors and suppliers in connection with disputes with their franchisees and distributors. In recent years, Doug has also devoted considerable time providing antitrust and distribution counseling, and has assisted several clients with the evaluation and acquisition of other franchising companies.
Dan is a member of the firm’s franchise & distribution, petroleum, and litigation practice teams. Dan has litigated franchise and petroleum marketing cases in state and federal courts located in Washington and throughout the country. He also has extensive experience litigating trademark disputes in court and in administrative proceedings before the United States Trademark Trial and Appeal Board. In addition to franchise disputes, Dan has brad commercial litigation experience in a number of other areas including real estate, construction, insurance and sales.
Wayne Landsverk has been advising and representing Northwest employers in all areas of employment and traditional labor law for nearly 40 years. He has extensive experience with union organizing drives; National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) representation hearings of all types (certification, decertification, deauthorization, unit clarification); NLRB unfair labor practice hearings (both defending them and bringing them against unions); secondary boycott issues, strikes, slowdowns, sabotage, injunction, and TRO proceedings; federal and state court litigation relating to collective bargaining agreements; and appeals in the Fifth, Seventh, Ninth, and D.C. Circuits, the Oregon appellate courts, and the U.S. Supreme Court.