John A. Hughes

John Hughes represents franchise clients in federal and state courts and alternative dispute resolution forums throughout the United States.

John regularly represents franchisors in actions involving claims for encroachment, breach of contract, fraud, unfair competition, trademark infringement and other issues. Much of his practice involves dealing with franchisee termination issues and the enforcement of post-termination covenants. John is involved in all stages of the litigation process, including settlement negotiations, pre-trial discovery and motion practice.

Good to know

Areas of Practice 1) Franchise and Commercial Contracts
Law School J.D., George Washington University, 2001
Admitted Year 1997
Education B.A., Michigan State University, 1998
Bar Member / Association Illinois State Bar Association
Most recent firm DLA Piper
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