Allan P. Hillman

Phone: (203) 773-3824
ext. 1009

Practice Areas: Franchise and Distribution Law, Trade Regulation and Antitrust Law, Commercial Litigation and Arbitration, Intellectual Property Law (Trademarks, Copyrights, Trade Secrets and Non-Competition Covenants), Defamation, and Trade Association Law.

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Professional Associations: American Bar Association (Member, on Franchising, Section of Antitrust Forum Governing Committee, Forum on Franchising and Solo-Small Firm Liaison (2014-17);  Associate Editor, ABA Franchise Law Journal, 2002-08; Publications Committee, 2002-04; Book Sales 2002-date; Monograph Liaison, 2003-04; Connecticut Bar Association (Chair, Franchise Committee, 2008-2012; Treasurer, Antitrust Committee 2009-11); Maryland Bar Association (Chair, Business Law Section Council, 2004-05; Co-Founder and Chair, Franchise and Distribution Law Committee, 1995-1997)

Best Lawyers in America (Franchise and Distribution); Best Lawyers in the Northeast (Franchise and Distribution); Franchise Times “Legal Eagle” (Franchise Law); “Super Lawyer” (Franchise), 2015-2021; Connecticut Magazine, “Best Franchise Lawyer in Connecticut” 2021

Best Lawyers in America for 2020.




United States Courts of Appeal for the Second, Third, Fourth and Ninth Circuits and the Court of  International Trade

Admitted pro hac vice in many U.S. District Courts.

Education: Columbia University Law School, J.D.

 Columbia College, B.A. with Honors