Brett M. Buterick
Brett M. Buterick is counsel at A.Y. Strauss, where he is a member of the firm’s Franchise and Hospitality and Litigation practice groups.
Brett is a commercial lawyer with experience counseling technology startups and representing established businesses in complex litigation. He has defended entities in federal and state court matters involving breach of contract, fraud, business competition, consumer protection, and trademark infringement. He has extensive experience assisting franchisor and franchisee clients in transactional matters and dispute resolution.
Prior to joining A.Y. Strauss, Brett was an associate at a New Jersey-based regional law firm, practicing in the firm’s litigation, creditor’s rights, and venture capital groups. Brett clerked for the Honorable Paula T. Dow, P.J. Ch., Superior Court of New Jersey, where he assisted in resolution of shareholder oppression, partnership dissolution, and corporate and personal property disputes.
Professional and Civic Activities
• Philadelphia Bar Association
• The Practical and Abstract Implications of ‘In re Linear Electric’, Co-author, New Jersey Law Journal, March 2018
• Terminable-at-Will Clauses and Executory Contracts in Bankruptcy: An Examination of Third Circuit Treatment and Practitioner Guidance, Author, Rutgers Journal of Law & Public Policy, January 22, 2015
Rutgers University, (B.S., 2011)
Rutgers School of Law, (J.D., 2015)
U.S. Bankruptcy Court, District of New Jersey
U.S. District Court, New Jersey
U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Pennsylvania
U.S. Court of Appeals, Third Circuit
Related News & Events
- QSRs Find Their Footing in Uncertain Times
- Partner and Franchise & Hospitality Group Chair Evan M. Goldman and Counsel Brett M. Buterick closed an 11-unit development agreement for Illinois-based Tapville Social, a technology-forward food and beverage franchisor offering self-pour beverage kiosks. The deal will bring 11 Tapville kiosks to locations throughout Florida over the next five years.
- Developments in Non-Signatory Liability in Franchise Agreements: Where and When Does It Apply?