Douglas R. Ferguson received two B.S. majors in Business Finance and Business Marketing from the University of Utah in 1975. He received his J.D. degree from the University of Denver College of Law in 1981, where he was the recipient of the University of Denver’s Award of Excellence in Securities Regulations. Doug’s practice emphasizes franchising; real estate and lending; securities; corporate, partnership, and limited liability company entities; and commercial and business law. He is the firm’s most experienced attorney in franchising law and provides counsel to several franchisors in both U.S. and international franchising matters. Doug is a member of the American Bar Association’s Forum Committee on Franchising and the Denver and Colorado Bar Associations, where he is a member of the Real Estate Law and Business Law Sections. He is listed in Best Lawyers in America® for franchise law.
International Franchise Law Experience — I have represented clients in international franchise law who, collectively, have had franchisees located in more than 120 countries on all six of the habitable continents.
Industry Experience — I have represented franchise clients in a wide array of industries, including automotive after market products and services, carpet and upholstery cleaning services, children education, children entertainment, chimney sweep and cleaning services, handyman services, psychotherapy services, management training, Mexican style fast food service restaurants, Mexican full service restaurants, quick service sandwich restaurants, retail coffee stores, and retail frozen yogurt stores.