Bryan P. Couch

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Firm: Connell Foley LLP
1085 Raymond Boulevard
Floor 19
Newark NJ 07102
United States

Bryan Couch is the Managing Partner of Connell Foley’s Newark office and Chair of the firm’s Franchise and Distribution Group. An accomplished and knowledgeable litigator, Bryan focuses on complex commercial disputes, trademark litigation, product liability claims, business torts and other claims arising from a wide variety of business relationships, primarily in the franchise, manufacturing, distribution and hospitality sectors. Experienced in all aspects of litigation, Bryan provides exceptional counsel at trial, and in mediation and arbitration proceedings. He has appeared in the federal and state courts of New York and New Jersey and elsewhere throughout the United States. Bryan regularly handles cases across the country arising from franchise, license and management agreements, including trademark claims and the full gauntlet of relationship, competition and enforcement issues. He has represented national and international franchisors, several Fortune 100 corporations, and some of the largest hospitality companies in the world. Throughout his career, Bryan has also defended clients in a broad array of casualty claims, including premises liability, inadequate security, and product liability. He likewise has extensive experience defending against manufacturing, design defect, negligence, and breach of warranty claims for his manufacturer and product distribution clients.

USLAW Practice Group Affiliations

  • Retail and Hospitality Law: Primary

Resources & Articles

New leadership for Business Litigation and Class Actions Practice Group

New leadership for Business Litigation and Class Actions Practice Group

Posted October 4, 2022

We are pleased to announce that Bryan P. Couch of Connell Foley LLP in Roseland, New Jersey and Shea Sisk Wellford of Martin, Tate, Morrow & Marston in Memphis, Tennessee, have been named chair and vice chair, respectively, of the newly formed USLAW NETWORK Business Litigation and Class Actions Practice Group. Also… Continue Reading

Social Wellness: How Building Positive Social Habits and Routines Will Help You Stay Healthier Mentally and Physically

Social Wellness: How Building Positive Social Habits and Routines Will Help You Stay Healthier Mentally and Physically

Posted October 27, 2021

Featuring Bryan P. Couch, Connell Foley LLP (Newark, NJ); Ryan C. Holt, Sweeny Wingate & Barrow, P.A. (Columbia, SC); Lisa Langevin, Kelly Santini LLP (Ottawa, Ontario, Canada) About this program The high-stakes, high-paced worlds of legal services and risk management can lend themselves to burnout, anxiety and poor social habits.… Continue Reading

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