Marvin J. Brauth - Business Litigation and Franchise Attorney in NJ

Marvin J. Brauth
Phone: 732.855.6084
Fax:  732.726.6651
Bar Admission:

New Jersey, 1974
New York, 1988
United States District Court for the District of New Jersey, 1974
United States District Court for the Southern District of New York, 2000
United States Court of Appeals, Third Circuit 1978
United States Supreme Court, 1981

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Education:

J.D., University of Pennsylvania, 1974
B.A., Colgate University, 1971

Biographical Information:

Marvin J. Brauth is a Shareholder in the Commercial Litigation group at Wilentz, Goldman & Spitzer, P.A. He focuses his practice on complex corporate and commercial litigation in federal and state courts of New Jersey and New York, in addition to other areas of corporate and commercial law.

Mr. Brauth regularly represents franchisees across all industries through the complete life cycle of a franchise, from inception to exit strategy, in connection with the review of offering documents and negotiation of franchise agreements, leases, business contracts, buy-sell agreements, as well as complex contract disputes with franchisors, consumers, and vendors. In addition, Mr. Brauth has significant experience handling trade secret litigation, class action defense, securities actions, and litigation concerning business, shareholder/partnership and franchise disputes, eminent domain and redevelopment law. He has litigated numerous issues involving franchise agreements and franchise laws as counsel to motor vehicle retailers and other franchisees. He has also litigated and arbitrated numerous consumer disputes and class actions and has handled governmental investigations as well as administrative and legal proceedings.

As counsel to the New Jersey Coalition of Automotive Retailers, Mr. Brauth has been involved in the drafting of the New Jersey’s franchise legislation. He has also been a frequent contributor to automotive industry publications and has lectured extensively on franchising issues.

Mr. Brauth is a member of the New Jersey State Bar Association (Franchise Law Committee, Federal Practice Committee) and Middlesex County Bar Association. 


Area of Emphasis:
Franchisee Representation and Litigation
Defense of Consumer Litigation
Arbitration and Mediation
Class Action Defense
Chancery and Federal Practice