Direct Selling: The Great Equalizer and Opportunity

    Kevin Thompson is an MLM attorney, proud husband, father of four and a founding member of Thompson Burton PLLC. Named as one of the top 25 most influential people in direct sales, Kevin Thompson has extensive experience to help entrepreneurs launch their businesses on secure legal footing. Recently featured on Bloomberg TV and several national publications, Thompson is a thought-leader in the industry.

    This article was written by the former President of the DSA, Neil Offen. It was published in Direct Selling News magazine. The article was so well-written that I requested permission to republish on my site. In the article, Neil dispels of several myths about network marketing and he casts a strong vision on ways to […]

    Herbalife: Why I Made It a 35% Position after the Bill Ackman Bear Raid

      Kevin Thompson is an MLM attorney, proud husband, father of four and a founding member of Thompson Burton PLLC. Named as one of the top 25 most influential people in direct sales, Kevin Thompson has extensive experience to help entrepreneurs launch their businesses on secure legal footing. Recently featured on Bloomberg TV and several national publications, Thompson is a thought-leader in the industry.

      This is a guest post prepared by Robert Chapman. Chapman is the founder of Chapman Capital LLC, which is a Los Angeles based investment company specializing in takeovers and turnarounds. In 2000, Chapman Capital was an activist versus Herbalife following the death of Herbalife’s founder Mark Hughes. This is an amazing article. It’s well-researched and […]

      In a Twisted Turn of Events, Herbalife Retains Anti-MLM Firm, Boies Schiller

        Kevin Thompson is an MLM attorney, proud husband, father of four and a founding member of Thompson Burton PLLC. Named as one of the top 25 most influential people in direct sales, Kevin Thompson has extensive experience to help entrepreneurs launch their businesses on secure legal footing. Recently featured on Bloomberg TV and several national publications, Thompson is a thought-leader in the industry.

        Humor me for a second. Suppose prominent law firm, Dewey Cheatham & Howe, initiates a class action lawsuit against cigarette maker, Marlboro. DCH alleges that Marlboro sells cancer sticks. DCH achieves a windfall settlement from Marlboro i.e. $20,000,000! Now suppose a doctor accuses Marlboro’s competitor, Winston, of also selling cancer sticks. And when it comes […]

        DSA Convention 2012 – Inspiring Entrepreneurs

          Kevin Thompson is an MLM attorney, proud husband, father of four and a founding member of Thompson Burton PLLC. Named as one of the top 25 most influential people in direct sales, Kevin Thompson has extensive experience to help entrepreneurs launch their businesses on secure legal footing. Recently featured on Bloomberg TV and several national publications, Thompson is a thought-leader in the industry.

          This year’s DSA annual meeting was held in Dallas, Texas. It was a really cool event! We had phenomenal speakers, the best being none other than George W. Bush. I was skeptical before joining the DSA two years ago. I’m just not a “trade association” kind of guy. I’m so happy I joined! It’s a […]

          Pokorny / Amway Settlement Explained

            Kevin Thompson is an MLM attorney, proud husband, father of four and a founding member of Thompson Burton PLLC. Named as one of the top 25 most influential people in direct sales, Kevin Thompson has extensive experience to help entrepreneurs launch their businesses on secure legal footing. Recently featured on Bloomberg TV and several national publications, Thompson is a thought-leader in the industry.

            It’s official. The long fought Pokorny Class Action lawsuit has finally been resolved. Unlike the last Pokorny / Quixtar settlement, which was delayed by the judge (or denied, depending on who you ask), this one seems to be sticking. If you were a Quixtar IBO between January of 2003 to February of 2012, you might […]

            VanderSloot Denies Melaleuca Operates as a MLM

              Kevin Thompson is an MLM attorney, proud husband, father of four and a founding member of Thompson Burton PLLC. Named as one of the top 25 most influential people in direct sales, Kevin Thompson has extensive experience to help entrepreneurs launch their businesses on secure legal footing. Recently featured on Bloomberg TV and several national publications, Thompson is a thought-leader in the industry.

              Frank VanderSloot denies Melaleuca Operates as a MLM. I list a few reasons why I would categorize Melaleuca as a MLM.