Peter R. Silverman Featured Expert in Franchise Journal

TOLEDO, OH – Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP is pleased to announce that Peter R. Silverman, partner in the Toledo, Ohio office, was the featured expert in the lead article about the latest form of dispute resolution, Planned Early Dispute Resolution (“PEDR”).  PEDR is the latest step beyond traditional mediation.  The article appeared in the May 2014 issue, Volume 6 – Issue 5, of The Franchise Valuations Reporter.

Peter’s principal area of practice is commercial litigation.  He has substantial experience in a number of specialty areas, including franchising, alternative dispute resolution, intellectual property, securities, and antitrust.

Peter is an active arbitrator and mediator.  Best Lawyers® has recognized him in the Arbitration, Commercial Litigation, Franchise Law, Litigation - Intellectual Property, Litigation - Securities, and Mediation categories, and he has been recognized by Ohio Super Lawyers® in the franchise law category.  Franchise Times® has recognized him as one of the nation's top 100 franchise lawyers.

Peter received his J.D., cum laude, from the University of Michigan and his B.A., with honors, from George Washington University.

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Founded in 1925, Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP is a full service law firm with more than 230 attorneys practicing in Toledo and Columbus, Ohio; Tampa and Sarasota, Florida; and Charlotte, North Carolina.