“We’re excited to welcome Rebekah to Duane Morris as we continue to make proactive recruiting efforts the centerpiece of our strategic growth plan,” said Duane Morris Chairman and CEO Matthew A. Taylor. “We know our clients will benefit immensely from her unique practice and her extensive experience with all things franchising.”
“Rebekah is an important addition to our dynamic practice group, which serves clients across myriad sectors in growing markets around the country,” said Brian P. Kerwin, chair of Duane Morris’ 200-lawyer Corporate Practice Group. “With her experience and knowledge of franchising matters and sports and entertainment matters, she will be a valuable addition to our practice group as we continue to expand our capabilities and diversify with new talent to capture market share in the franchise and sports and entertainment spaces.”
“Rebekah is an excellent lawyer whose deep connections in Los Angeles, including with high-profile celebrity clients, will strengthen our office and create new opportunities for us in this critically important market,” said Cyndie M. Chang, managing partner of the firm’s Los Angeles office. “We are excited to work with her.”
Prince has extensive experience negotiating endorsement transactions, joint ventures and license agreements in the sports, media and entertainment, restaurant and hospitality, health and fitness, and consumer products industries. She serves her clients, including a number of current and former professional athletes at all stages of their careers, bringing governance and structure to their growing brands. Prince represents buyers, sellers and investment advisers in mergers and acquisitions of public and private companies, including the structuring and closing of multimillion-dollar franchise system acquisitions and large-scale portfolio purchases. Additionally, she regularly advises clients on domestic and international franchise venture structuring, including the registration, disclosure and development of franchise systems. Prince is also a frequent author and speaker on franchise issues. She has been recognized as an “Impact Dealmaker” in Variety magazine and as a “Legal Eagle” by Franchise Times. Prior to joining Duane Morris, Prince was a partner at Blank Rome LLP.
“The Duane Morris platform will not only support my practice, but enable it to grow and thrive,” said Prince. “I’m thrilled to be joining the firm and look forward to working closely with talented lawyers in Los Angeles and beyond.”
Prince is a graduate of the University of Texas Law School (J.D., 2002) and Washington and Lee University (B.S., 1996).
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