M. Blen Gee, Jr.

M. Blen Gee, Jr., Member

Business Law, Commercial Law, Contracts, Corporate Law, Mergers and Acquisitions, International Law, Business Litigation, Arbitration , Mediation, Appellate Practice, Insurance Insolvency, Franchise Law, Automotive Franchises and Dealerships with extensive experience in the sale of automobile dealerships


North Carolina, 1981
U.S. District Court, Eastern District, 1984
U.S. District Court, Middle District of North Carolina, 1988


University of North Carolina, A.B., 1972
University of North Carolina, J.D., with honors, 1981


Wake County Bar Association
North Carolina Bar Association
North Carolina State Bar


AV Rating, Martindale-Hubbell (A is highest peer review rating; V is highest peer review rating for general ethical standards)
Articles Editor, North Carolina Journal of International Law and Commercial Regulation, 1980-1981
Author, Note, “North Carolina Foreign-Trade Zones: Problems and Prospects,” 5 North Carolina Journal of International Law and Commercial Regulation 521, 1980
Member, U.S. Peace Corps, 1975-1977
DRC Certified Mediator

Significant Litigations

Craig F. Goess, et al. v. David J. Rogers, American Arbitration Association Case No. 31 199 00158 95 (award of $1,298,000.00) (1996)
State ex rel. Long v. Beacon Ins. Co., 103 N.C. App. 144, 404 S.E. 2d 691 (1991)
In re Denial of Request by Humana Hospital Corporation, Inc. for Reconsideration of Hearing for Project No. J-1561-81 Proposed Construction of Parkway Medical Center, 78 N.C. App. 637, 338 S.E. 2d 139 (1986)

Franchise Articles

Franchise Disclosure Document – Item by Item Analysis (Part 1, Part 2, Part 3, Part 4, Part 5)
The New FTC Franchise Rule – Helpful to Franchisees
Franchisee Liability for Future Royalties
Exiting a Troubled Franchise
The Franchise Agreement (Part 1, Part 2, Part 3)




Chicago, Illinois