Debra began her legal career representing a national franchisor in 1991. Debra continues to focus her practice on brand expansion through franchising, dealerships and distributorships and trademark and brand protections. Her clients operate in a wide range of industries, including food & beverage, retail, construction, marketing, water remediation, trade services, personal services and transportation industries.
She holds the highest achievable rating with Martindale Hubble Law Directory, (AV Preeminent). She obtained Super Lawyer status in the area of Franchising and Best Lawyers status in Franchising and Trademarks since 2009.
Her experience in franchising is comprehensive. She represents clients in:
-FDD & document preparation, state registrations, dealership arrangements, co-branding, franchise compliance, real estate negotiations, acquisitions, vendor agreements, franchise advertising compliance, and franchise litigation monitoring.
-Trade protection matters including trademark registration, non-competition agreements, NDAs, trade secret protection, unfair competition law and proprietary product protection.
-Start up franchise companies develop franchise systems.
-Franchise compliance, State Registrations and trade protection.
-Outside General Counsel for small to midsize clients.
- Lawyer Page: https://www.fisherbroyles.com/people/debra-s-hill
- 1221 Brickell Avenue, Suite 900
Miami, FL 33131
- Case Western Reserve University, J.D., graduated 1991
- Ohio, 1991
- Florida, 1998
- Georgia, 2021
- Franchise Law
- Business Organizations (including LLCs and Partnerships)
- Corporate Law
- Trademark Law
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