Franchise Times Calls Gallet Dreyer & Berkey Partner David T. Azrin "One of 2023's Best Attorneys in Franchising"


NEW YORK, NY – Gallet Dreyer & Berkey, LLP is pleased to announce that our Partner and Head of the firm’s Franchise Law Practice, David T. Azrin, Esq., has again been named one of Franchise Times 2023 Legal Eagles for the 12th year in a row, further cementing his ongoing inclusion in the Franchise Times Legal Eagles Hall of Fame.

This honor is awarded to a select group of attorneys who, according to the Franchise Times Editorial Board, “live and breathe franchising and understand the nuances of this unique business model at a deep level,” whether representing franchisors or franchisees. Nominated by clients, peers, and other legal professionals, these Legal Eagles, says Franchise Times, are “the best attorneys in franchising.”

Gallet Dreyer & Berkey Management Committee Member David Berkey agrees, “This honor is a well-deserved recognition of David’s work in the field.

“Moreover,” he says, “it further underscores the firm’s commitment to serving domestic and foreign companies seeking to expand through franchising. The Franchise Times Legal Eagle Award is the most recent acknowledgment of David’s distinguished representation of start-up and established franchisors, master franchisors, distributors, manufacturers, and franchisees.”

“Being nominated by clients and my peers is a humbling distinction in and of itself,” says David, adding, “To be invited by Franchise Times to join this select group of award-winning legal professionals serving the franchise community is even a more extraordinary honor.”


About David T. Azrin

David T. Azrin ( is a Partner with Gallet Dreyer & Berkey and Head of its Franchise Law Practice. In the area of franchising, distribution, and licensing, he represents start-up and established franchisors, manufacturers, distributors, and master franchisors, as well as franchisees.

About Gallet Dreyer & Berkey LLP

Gallet Dreyer & Berkey ( is a full-service law firm, representing the business and personal interests of clients globally since 1978.

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