October 2, 2016 — Pepperdine Law alumnus Brandon M. Garrett (JD ’10, MBA ’10) has joined Howard & Howard PLLC, which provides legal services to businesses and business owners. Garrett will practice out of Howard & Howard’s Los Angeles Office as the firm expands its Los Angeles operations.
From the Howard & Howard news release:
[Brandon M. Garrett] concentrates his practice in franchising and transactional business matters. He has assisted in the development and formation of dozens of franchise concepts in a variety of industries, including the preparation of disclosure documents and related agreements in the U.S. and Canada. Mr. Garrett has negotiated franchise agreements on behalf of both franchisees and franchisors. He has also represented clients in response to various state administrative actions and investigations.
Mr. Garrett serves as the outside general counsel for a number of companies, and has extensive experience in drafting and negotiating agreements relating to: partnerships (formation and dissolution); hiring and terminating employees and contractors; raising capital; the purchase and sale of assets; licensing and distribution rights; and estate planning. He also has experience counseling clients regarding compliance with various local, state and federal laws; implementing and enforcing compliance policies; and formalizing supplier and vendor relationships.
Mr. Garrett received his J.D. and M.B.A. from Pepperdine University in 2010 and his B.A. from the University of California, Los Angeles in 2007.
Read the complete news release at howardandhoward.com.