Michael R. Liss, J.D.

Michael R. Liss J.D.

630-571-1643 PHONE

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Mr. Liss is a corporate general counsel and franchise lawyer who has served as in-house General Counsel for nationally known franchisors.  He is a member of the American Bar Association Forum on Franchising and the State of Illinois Attorney General’s Franchise Advisory Board.  He is a Founder and Past President of the Midwest Business Brokers & Intermediaries Association.  He has also been a member of the International Council of Shopping Centers with a particular emphasis on retail leasing.

Mr. Liss works extensively with business owners to address a wide range of legal issues from strategic planning through start-up, expansion, purchase, sale and franchising.  He is a graduate of the University of Illinois and the Loyola University of Chicago School of Law.  He is a frequent speaker on business start-ups, the purchase and sale of businesses and all aspects of franchising.  He also has 11 years of experience as Chief Legal Officer.

Admission Details

  • Admitted in 1979, Illinois

Law School Attended

  • Loyola University of Chicago School of Law
  • Class of 1979
  • J.D.

University Attended

  • University of Illinois
  • Class of 1976
  • B.S.