Carmen Joseph Marzella the founder and Managing Partner of the Marzella Law Group, PLLC. Carmen focuses his practice on providing legal counsel to small and mid-sized businesses, with particular concentration on Franchising, Purchase and Sale of Business, Commercial Transactions, Partnerships and Joint Ventures and Commercial Leasing, and the Purchase and Sale of Commercial Real Estate. Carmen has a diverse background with significant experience in Business and Restaurant Development, Commercial Litigation, Complex Commercial Transactions, Stock and Asset Sales and Acquisitions, Complex Commercial Real Estate Transactions, Real Estate Development, Environmental, and Project Finance. Carmen is frequently consulted regarding the succession of a closely held or family business, estates, estate planning, and trusts.
Carmen also provides counsel to Franchisees in a variety of industries on the formation, operation and expansion of their business networks, franchise related disputes, financing, and franchise sales and acquisitions. Carmen has represented clients in numerous states around the country.
In addition to his impressive professional credentials, Carmen was a multi-unit franchise owner of Dunkin’ Donuts / Baskin Robbins stores and has served on the Dunkin Brands, Inc. Brand Advisory Council as the Combo-store Representative. He has also served on the Dunkin’ Donuts Regional Advisory Council for the Southeast Region.
Tayler Hudson focuses his practice on mergers and acquisitions, commercial real estate, and licensing. He represents clients involved in all types of industries, from the beginning entrepreneur to large corporations, and everything in between. As a certified and seasoned practitioner in mediation, Tayler’s clients count on him for the close and to leverage these skills and his keen negotiating skills to successfully achieve their goals. Tayler has been working in the commercial real estate industry for over six years and joined the Marzella Law Group, PLLC in 2016. He is licensed to practice law before the Courts of the State of North Carolina.
Choosing North Carolina as his home seven years ago, Tayler received his Juris Doctor from North Carolina Central University School of Law, where he founded a major student political organization. He received his undergraduate degree in History with minors in Business Administration and Music from High Point University, where he enjoyed organizations like the student-managed Floyd T. Craven Investment Club.
Originally from the small southern peninsula town of Leonardtown in St. Mary’s County, Maryland, Tayler is a Baltimore sports fanatic and is passionate about sports, music, and seafood. He and his wife Megan, a CPA with North Carolina State University and their French Bulldog Claire, call the charming town of Apex, home.