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Robert Franklin Powers

Robert Franklin Powers

McClanahan Powers
  • Business Law, Employment Law, Trademarks ...
  • District of Columbia, Virginia
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Biography

Mr. Powers is an experienced litigator as well as a transactional attorney. Mr. Powers serves as outside general counsel to over 100 businesses located through the United States at any given time. Counsel ranges from compliance and mitigation issues to prevent litigation, drafting and negotiating contracts, and litigation as a last resort. He has negotiated and drafted several multi-million dollar contracts involving IP licensing and assignments, business acquisitions, asset purchases, and employment-related contracts. Mr. Powers has litigated matters involving business disputes before Virginia Circuit and Federal Courts; trademark disputes before Virginia and District of Columbia Federal Courts as well as the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board (TTAB) of the United States Patent and Trademark Office; copyright and other intellectual property disputes before Virginia and District of Columbia Federal Courts; and employment matters before the Department of Labor and Virginia Federal Courts.

Practice Areas
    Business Law
    Business Contracts, Business Dissolution, Business Finance, Business Formation, Business Litigation, Franchising, Mergers & Acquisitions, Partnership & Shareholder Disputes
    Employment Law
    Employee Benefits, Employment Contracts, Employment Discrimination, ERISA, Overtime & Unpaid Wages, Sexual Harassment, Whistleblower, Wrongful Termination
    Trademarks
    Trademark Litigation, Trademark Registration
    Intellectual Property
    Personal Injury
    Animal & Dog Bites, Brain Injury, Car Accidents, Construction Accidents, Motorcycle Accidents, Premises Liability, Truck Accidents, Wrongful Death
    Civil Rights
    Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), Discrimination, Employment, Privacy Law
    Consumer Law
    Class Action
    Landlord Tenant
    Evictions, Housing Discrimination, Landlord Rights, Rent Control, Tenants' Rights
Fees
  • Free Consultation
    Free Consultations offered for Trademark and Intellectual Property Matters.
  • Credit Cards Accepted
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
District of Columbia
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Virginia
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Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
Professional Experience
Managing Partner
McClanahan Powers
Current
Education
Michigan State University
J.D.
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University of Florida
B.S. (2005) | Business Administration
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Awards
Rising Star
Super Lawyers
Legal Elite
Virginia Business
Rising Star
Super Lawyers
AV Preeminent Peer Rated
Martindale-Hubbell
Rising Star
Super Lawyers
AV Preeminent Peer Rated
Martindale-Hubbell
AV Preeminent Peer Rated
Martindale-Hubbell
Legal Elite
Virginia Business
Legal Elite
Virginia Business
Professional Associations
Fairfax Bar Association
Member
Current
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Virginia Bar Association
Member
Current
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Alexandria Bar Association
Member
Current
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American Bar Association
Member
Current
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Speaking Engagements
Intellectual Property Issues in The Age of Live Streaming, Intellectual Property Issues in The Age of Live Streaming
Nonprofit Board Governance and Liability Oversights, Top Mistakes Nonprofits Make, Fairfax, Virginia
National Business Insitute
Legal Issues in Recruiting and Hiring, and Workplace Privacy and Employee Monitoring
MS Outlook: Compliant Client Communications and Scheduling
Liability exposure to and fiduciary responsibilities of officers and directors of a nonprofit organization
Certifications
Corporate Law
Michigan State University College of Law
Communications and Intellectual Property Law
Michigan State University College of Law
Websites & Blogs
Website
Contact & Map
McClanahan Powers, PLLC
3160 Fairview Park Drive
Suite 410
Falls Church, VA 22042
Telephone: (703) 520-1326
Monday: 9 AM - 5:30 PM
Tuesday: 9 AM - 5:30 PM
Wednesday: 9 AM - 5:30 PM
Thursday: 9 AM - 5:30 PM (Today)
Friday: 9 AM - 5:30 PM
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed
Notice: We offer video and phone consultations.