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Manal Zakhary Hall


Phone: 801-534-7252
VCard

FIRM:

Of Counsel

PRACTICE FOCUS:

Franchise Law

Joint Ventures and Strategic Alliances

EXPERTISE:

Assists and counsels clients in structuring, maintaining and expanding franchise systems.

Advises clients on issues regarding franchise disclosure and registration, relationship issues, advertising and licensing.

Works with start-up, as well as nationally recognized franchisors.

Having been a securities litigator for a short period, Manal brings a rather unique perspective to the transactional practice group at Jones Waldo.

Manal's clients have included corporations such as Costa Vida, Mrs. Fields, Spectrum Home Services, Real Property Management and Unishippers.

EDUCATION:

Fordham University, J.D., 1993

  • Staff Member, 1991-1992 and Note and Articles Editor, 1992-1993, Fordham Law Review.
  • Teaching Assistant, Legal Writing Program, 1991-1992

University of Rochester, B.A., magna cum laude, 1988

University of Paris, Sorbonne

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS: 

Member, Utah State Bar

Chair, Franchise Law Section, Utah State Bar

Member, New York State and American Bar Associations

Member, American Bar Association, Forum on Franchising, Alternate Dispute Resolution Section

COMMUNITY:

Member, National Association of Women Business Owners (NAWBO)

Member, Salt Lake Chamber of Commerce

Volunteer, SCORE, Counselor to start-ups and small businesses

PUBLICATIONS:

"The Applicability of the Fair Use Defense to Commercial Advertising: Eliminating Unfounded Limitation," Fordam Law Review.

LANGUAGE:

French

Arabic

PERSONAL:

Born in Cairo, Egypt

Bar Admittance

1994, New York
1995, U.S. District Court, Southern and Eastern Districts of New York
1997, Utah