Antitrust Law Daily Wrap Up, FRANCHISING & DISTRIBUTION—E.D. Mich.: Franchisor wins jurisdictional battle in legal malpractice suit, (Jan 11, 2022)

By Elizabeth C. Pope, J.D.

A Michigan federal trial court may exercise personal jurisdiction over a New York law firm that, in contravention of a Michigan franchisor’s wishes, allegedly included Evergreen Royalty provisions in area representative agreements.

The federal district court in Michigan may exercise personal jurisdiction over a Ne ...