Founding partner of the law firm of Bellavia Blatt Andron & Crossett, PC, Leonard A. Bellavia is a nationally recognized authority in the field of automotive franchise law and represents hundreds of automobile and marine dealerships across the country in all aspects of commercial litigation and buy-sell transactions. He has been instrumental in negotiating the sale of hundreds of dealerships. He has achieved national recognition for advocating the mass action litigation model on behalf of franchised automobile dealers, and has successfully implemented this strategy to achieve an important settlement in a litigation to recover reasonable compensation for warranty parts reimbursement. Mr. Bellavia has commenced mass action lawsuits on behalf of hundreds of dealers in the United States District Courts against Daimler Chrysler, Ford, GM, Snap-On Tools, and the Tribune Company.
National Association of Dealer Counsel, Litigation Section. Automotive Franchise Law of State Bar Association. Marine Retailers Association of the Americas (MRAA).