Leslie Pujo, an attorney that specializes in vehicle rental law and franchise law, has joined Plave Koch PLC, a franchise law practice located in Reston, Va.
Pujo will carry on the tradition of LaPlaca Pujo, P.C., and its late founder, Michael LaPlaca, who specialized in vehicle rental law for nearly four decades.
Plave Koch and Pujo will continue to maintain the Federal and State Guide to Vehicle Rental Law and will serve clients, large and small, that rent cars, trucks, motorcycles, and RVs.
“I am thrilled to strengthen my vehicle rental and franchise law practices by joining a top-quality group of attorneys who are committed to assisting me in honoring and continuing Michael LaPlaca’s legacy,” said Pujo.
Plave Koch provides several services to franchise companies of all sizes, including registration and disclosure, counseling and transactional services, litigation and dispute resolution, and trademark portfolio management, according to the company.
Pujo will add the following services: Establishing a Rental Business; Preparing Rental Agreements;
Complying with Vehicle Rental Laws; Understanding the Graves Amendment
“We are thrilled at the opportunity to work with Leslie again as a member of Plave Koch,” said Dave Koch, the firm’s co-founder and managing partner. “She has all of the attributes that our clients say distinguish us from other lawyers: a good person who is a pleasure to work with, a sharp legal mind with a creative but no-nonsense manner of tackling legal issues, and a client-focused approach geared towards efficiency and results. It is exciting to add such a high caliber person and attorney like Leslie to our group. She not only strengthens our depth as one of the largest franchise practices in the country but she also adds a new area of experience.”