Honors and Awards
Rising Scholar Writing Competition Award from the American Bar Association’s Forum on Franchising, 2013
Chair’s Award for Substantial Written Work or Presentation from the American Bar Association’s Forum on Franchising, 2016
Erin E. Conway
In 2013, Erin received the prestigious Rising Scholar Writing Competition Award from the American Bar Association’s Forum on Franchising. Her article, “No Fair! Finding an Equitable Balance in Enforcement of Disclaimer Provisions in Franchise Agreements and Franchise Disclosure Documents,” was selected as the best entry among lawyers less than four years out of law school, and was published in the Winter 2014 issue of the Franchise Law Journal.
Learn more about Erin E. Conway’s legal experience and expertise by viewing her educational background, publications, and more.
University of Minnesota Law School, Minneapolis, Minnesota
J.D. cum laude – 2012
Honors: Recipient of the Dean’s Distinguished Scholarship
Honors: Robina Public Policy Fellowship
Honors: Montreville J. Brown Scholarship
Law Review: Minnesota Law Review, Online Managing Editor
Honors: Dean’s List
Andersen v. Griswold, 2015 WL 10739349 (N.D. Cal. 2015)(Franchisor’s CEO had to answer in federal court for fraud claims).
Janko Enterprises, Inc. v. Long John Silver’s, Inc., 2014 WL 11152378 (W.D. Ky. Apr. 3, 2014)(compelling Yum! Brands to produce all information tracking the performance of the Long John Silver’s brand leading up to a decision to divest the brand).
Lynch v. Math-U-See, Inc., 2013 WL 796531 (N.D. Ind. 2013)(upholding complaint for wrongful termination and breach of fiduciary duty)
Co-presenter, Current Events: Modernizing Your Franchise Documents to Address Recent Developments That Affect Franchise Systems, with Sawan Patel, webinar CLE for ABA Forum on Franchising
Editor, The Franchise Lawyer, 2016 to present
Professional Associations and Memberships
American Bar Association
American Bar Association, Forum on Franchising
American Bar Association, Young Lawyers Division
Barley’s Angels Twin Cities, Membership Coordinator
Playing by the Rules: Legal Matters Concerning Craft Breweries in WI & MN, with Elliot Ginsburg and Jeffrey Glazer, Midwest Craft Brewers Conference, 2016
Co-author, Surviving the Tempest: Franchisees in the Brave New World of Joint Employers and $15 Now, with Caroline Fichter, Franchise Law Journal, Vol. 35, No. 4, Spring 2016
Cider: What the Fed?, with Elliot Ginsburg, Minnesota Grape Growers Association Cold Climate Conference, 2016
Beneath the Surface: Three Areas New Brewers Need to Approach with Caution, with Elliot Ginsburg and Evan Sallee, Midwest Craft Brewers Conference, 2015
“No Fair! Finding an Equitable Balance in Enforcement of Disclaimer Provisions in Franchise Agreements and Franchise Disclosure Documents”, Franchise Law Journal, Winter, 2014
Co-author, Minnesota Brewpub Distribution, with Elliot Ginsburg, Minnesota Beer, July, 2013