PAUL J. GEIGER's practice consists of the handling of a wide
variety of major real estate and franchise matters for the Firm's corporate
clients. He has represented clients in several
multi-unit re-acquisitions of franchised restaurants in several western
states. He also represents a number of supermarket chains, restaurant
franchisors and franchisees in real estate, franchise and related
matters, including the negotiation of leases and purchase agreements
for new store locations, as well as office space and commercial loans.
In addition, Mr. Geiger has acted as an expert witness on leasing in
several civil lawsuits.
During his combined 13 years as both Assistant General Counsel and Associate General Counsel for Denny's, Inc., Mr. Geiger was
responsible for drafting, negotiating and finalizing Denny's franchise
circulars and agreements, and exercised final review and approval of
all real estate documentation for the company, including sales, leases,
construction and financing. He was also Senior Real Estate Counsel,
handling contract negotiations and administration of the acquisition by
Denny's of several other restaurant chains. Mr. Geiger has also been
associate general counsel for Coldwell Banker & Company now known
as (“CB Richard Ellis”) in Los Angeles. He is a 1975 graduate of the
Loyola University School of Law.