John Dienelt is a litigator with 30 years of trial and appellate experience, particularly in franchising, antitrust, intellectual property and other commercial cases. Mr. Dienelt has concentrated on complex and enterprise-threatening litigation, including class actions. He has also represented private parties in disputes with the federal government before courts and administrative agencies.
Mr. Dienelt has tried, or handled arbitrations in, more than 75 cases and has argued more than 25 appeals in various federal and state courts and the United States Supreme Court. The author of numerous articles, he is a regular speaker at programs on franchising and teaches franchise law as an adjunct professor at Georgetown University Law Center and at the University of Virginia Law School. He has also taught in the National Institute of Trial Advocacy program at Georgetown.