• Richard Farrell

    Richard W. Farrell

Richard W. Farrell
Senior Partner

Franchising Law
Estate Planning
Business and Corporate Law
Dispute Resolution
Certified Mediator, North Carolina Dispute Resolution Commission
Connecticut, 1972
North Carolina, 1989
U.S. District Court District of Connecticut, 1977
U.S. District Court Southern District of New York, 1982
U.S. District Court Northern District of California, 1995
U.S. District Court Eastern District of North Carolina, 2003
U.S. Court of Appeals 2nd Circuit, 1988
U.S. Court of Appeals 11th Circuit, 1989
U.S. Court of Appeals 10th Circuit, 1989
U.S. Court of Appeals 9th Circuit, 1993
U.S. Court of Appeals 4th Circuit, 1997
U.S. Supreme Court

Fordham University School of Law, New York, New York, 1972 J.D.

Northeastern University, Boston, Massachusetts, 1969 B.A.

"Franchising in Connecticut: Can Anybody Play this Game?", Connecticut Bar Journal, Vol. 54, No. 5, October, 1980

"Franchising: Ever Expanding Rewards-and Complexities", The Merchandising Reporter, June/July, 1985

"Franchise It! A Guide to Franchising Your Business", 1992

"Franchise It! A Guide to Franchising Your Business", 2000

"Franchise It! A Guide to Franchising Your Business", 2004

"Franchise Law" Article in Attorney At Law Magazine, 2014

Numerous Regarding Franchise Relationships, Dispute Resolution and Terminations

Community Return Program , Connecticut, 1975 - 1977 Board of Director

Fairfield County Young Lawyers Association, Connecticut, 1980 - 1981 President

North Carolina Bar Association, 1989 - Present Member

North Carolina Bar Association, 2000 - 2002

Member, Administration of Justice Committee


North Carolina Bar Association, 2004 - Present

Member, Administration of Justice Committee


American Bar Association, Business Law Section, 1972 - Present Member

American Bar Association, Estate Planning Section, 1972 - Present Member

American Bar Association for Justice, Franchise Forum, 1980 - Present

American Bar Association Business Law Section, 1980 - Present

Ackley v. Gulf Oil Corp.Affordable Windshields, Inc. v. Glass Doctor
Alberre v. Amoco Oil Co.
ALFA v. Amerlink Corp. (arbitration)
American Art Editions, Inc. v. PGIS, Inc.
Aris v. Exxon Co., U.S.A.
Aurigemma v. Arco Petroleum Products Co.
Automatic Comfort Corp. v. D & R Serv.
Bell, et al. v. Amoco Oil Co.
Bellmore v. Mobil Oil Corp.
Berlanga v. Chevron U.S.A. (arbitration)
Bhatt v. New Horizons Corp. (arbitration)
Bolam v. Mobil Oil Corp.
Broderson v. Glass Doctor Corp.
Cape v. Glass Doctor Corp.
Castine v. Exxon Co., U.S.A.
Chandler v. Glass Doctor Corp.
Chisolm & Assoc. v. Unified Network Services, Inc.
Contreras v. Chevron U.S.A. (arbitration)
Diazit Co., Inc. v. Osram Sylvania, Inc. (arbitration)
Doebereiner v. Sohio Oil Co.
Ervin , et. al. v. Amoco Oil Co.
Exxon v. Soltanzad
Fall v. Exxon Co., U.S.A.
Fiore v. Shell Oil Co.
Gager v. Mobil Oil Corp.
Garrison v. Glass Doctor Corp.
Gaskell-Brinson v. Glass Doctor Corp.
Hardees v. Floyd, et al.
Hedin v. Chevron U.S.A. (arbitration)
Jansen v. Jani-King, Inc. (arbitration)
Jeda, Inc. v. Jani-King (arbitration)
Jolly v. Mr. Rooter
Ketterle v. B.P. Oil Co., Inc.
Kirkland v. Instant Imprints Franchise Corp. (arbitration)
Krohn v. Glass Doctor Corp.
Levigne v. Glass Doctor Corp.
Lindner v. Glass Doctor Corp.
Little v. Glass Doctor Corp.
Lowe v. Chevron U.S.A.
Luchina v. Mobil Oil Corp.
Lyons v. Mobil Oil Corp.
Magerian v. Exxon Co., U.S.A.
Mandel v. Glass Doctor Corp.
Marino v. Chevron U.S.A. (arbitration)
Mei Fai Hats Intl. Manufacturing Co. v. B&M Associates of Destin, et al.
Mitchell v. Star Enterprise, Inc.
Mobil Oil Corp. v. Karbowski
Morgan v. Chevron U.S.A. (arbitration)
Mucha v. United Oil Co.
Mussachio v. Shell Oil Co.
Nichols, et. al. v. BP Oil Co., Inc.
Nolan v. Glass Doctor Corp.
O’Shea v. Amoco Oil Co.
P&K Ventures, Inc. v. Conte’s Bicycle Shop, Inc.
Palmieri v. Mobil Oil Corp.
Partain v. Chevron U.S.A. (arbitration)
Pereira v. Glass Doctor Corp.
Petrossi v. Chevron U.S.A. (arbitration)
Phillips, et al. v. Shell Oil Co.
Plaster v. Glass Doctor Corp.
Powertest Corp. v. Evans
Randall v. Glass Doctor Corp.
Rich Food Services v. Darling
Sansabrino v. Mobil Oil Co. (arbitration)
Scibilia v. Glass Doctor Corp.
Seckler v. Star Enterprise (Texico)
SEI v. Bhatt
Sezer v. Allied Domecq Quick Service Restaurants, Inc. [“Dunkin Donuts”] (arbitration)
Shoemaker v. Glass Doctor Corp.
Slim v. Chevron U.S.A. (arbitration)
Smashe, WRI, Inc. v.
Summit Prosthetics & Orthotics v. Summit Rehab Solutions, Inc.
Synergy, Inc. v. Jani-King, Inc.
Szymczyk, Signs Now Corporation v. (arbitration)
Think Promotional Group v. Schuhwerk GmbH (trademark dispute before USPTO)
Universal Enterprise Group, Thomas Petroleum, Inc. v.
Weinstock v. Chevron U.S.A.
Wilson v. Manpower, Inc.
Winston Plantation Homeowner’s Assoc. v. Avery, et. al.
Winters, et. al. v. Strickland, d/b/a Premier Graphic Imaging
Wood, Naturalawn of America v.
Ziegler v. Glass Doctor Corp. (arbitration)
Farrell & Barr, Senior/Managing Partner, 1981 - 1993
Farrell & La Mantia, 1992 - 2004
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