Julia focuses her practice on commercial litigation with an emphasis on franchise law. She has experience in all phases of litigation, including preliminary relief, trials, appeals, and post-judgment collection procedures. She regularly represents prominent franchisors in federal and state court cases and arbitration proceedings involving contract disputes, business torts, enforcement of noncompete agreements, trademark and trade dress infringement, franchise terminations, and vicarious liability issues. She also represents corporations and nonprofit organizations in internal and government investigations.
Julia is also an Editor of the GPMemorandum, a monthly newsletter about recent legal developments of interest to franchisors. Past editions of the Memorandum can be viewed here.
Gray Plant Mooty is recognized as one of the leading corporate law firms in Minnesota and one of the top franchise firms in the world. Our roots go back to 1866. Today, we are a full-service firm with nearly 180 attorneys and offices in Minneapolis and St. Cloud, Minnesota; Washington, D.C.; and Fargo, North Dakota.