SOURCE: Eat at Joe's Ltd.

February 09, 2015 09:30 ET

Eat at Joe's Appoints Harvard Law Grad, Jennifer Duettra, as Executive Vice President & Asst. General Counsel

DENVER, CO--(Marketwired - February 09, 2015) - Eat at Joe's, Ltd. (OTCQB: JOES), a developer, owner, and operator of theme-based food service establishments, currently operating one location at the Philadelphia International Airport, today announced that James R. Thompson, President, Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and General Counsel, appointed Jennifer Duettra to the position of Executive Vice President & Assistant General Counsel.

Ms. Duettra was selected to join Eat at Joe's because her varied legal experience in business transactions and commercial litigation will serve the company well, particularly with respect to regulatory and compliance issues. "Jenn's legal, analytical, research and writing skills are among the best I have seen in the 28 years I have practiced law," said Thompson.

Ms. Duettra, who has practiced law in Colorado since graduating from Harvard Law School in 2004, is an accomplished litigation and transactional attorney.  She has litigated cases in both state and federal courts, including cases involving a wide variety of business torts, contract and indemnity issues.  She has participated in all manner of alternative dispute resolution, including mediation and arbitration proceedings before independent mediators/arbitrators and through the more formal procedures of the American Arbitration Association.

In addition to her work in the courtroom, Ms. Duettra has extensive experience drafting and negotiating a wide variety of contracts for sophisticated parties.  

A Colorado native, in 2001, Ms. Duettra graduated cum laude from Colorado State University in Fort Collins, Colorado, earning her Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) degree in Speech Communication and Political Science.  She received her Juris Doctor (J.D.) degree from Harvard Law School in 2004.

Mr. Thompson stated, "I am very pleased that Jenn decided to join our team.  She proved herself to be an invaluable asset to me over the last 5 and a half years while we practiced law together, and I am sure that Jennifer will again prove herself to be an invaluable asset to Eat at Joe's as we take the Company in a new direction and seek to identify and capitalize on new business opportunities."

"The Board of Directors and I applaud Jim's selection of Ms. Duettra to her position as Executive Vice President and Assistant General Counsel," added Joseph Fiore, Chairman of the Board of Eat at Joe's.  Fiore concluded, "Having highly qualified attorneys overseeing the business operations sends a clear message that a heightened standard of administrative and regulatory compliance is being adhered to at the Company."

About Eat at Joe's, Ltd.

Eat at Joe's develops, owns, and operates theme restaurants and food service establishments called "Eat at Joe's®."  The theme for the restaurants is an "American Diner" atmosphere where families can eat wholesome, home-cooked food in a safe, friendly atmosphere.  The company presently owns and operates one establishment located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Management may seek to make acquisitions of established businesses, or, if a desirable location becomes available, the company may elect to expand the concept.

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