While we are experienced in most business matters, including the areas of corporate law, real estate development and lease negotiations, dispute resolution (litigation, arbitration and mediation) and trust and estate planning, we have a long standing, special involvement in the franchising field.
As practitioners in the field of franchise law for over 35 years, we are familiar with virtually every franchise related issue that our clients may face, whether it be buying or selling a franchise, negotiating a lease for your new restaurant, setting up a franchise program and preparing the necessary agreements and disclosure documents, forming or counseling a franchisee association or litigating, arbitrating, mediating (or negotiating) a dispute. Our experience, gained in hundreds of transactions, enables us to guide and counsel our clients effectively and efficiently wherever they are located. Look at some of our practice areas described below and see which ones might apply to you.
o Setting up a Franchise System
o Franchise Disclosure Issues
o Buying a Franchise, Reviewing and Negotiation your Franchise Agreement
o Selling a Franchise
o Franchisee Associations
o Dispute Resolution – Litigation, Arbitration and Mediation)
o Area Development Agreements
o Protected Marketing Areas
o Real Estate Aspects of Franchising
o Structuring Business Entities; Relationships amongst Principals
About Our Clients
Fancy Feet Dance Studios
Lady Madonna Franchising Corp.
Muginoho USA, Inc.
Pildes Optical Franchising Corp.
Scotto Pizza Franchising Corp.
Seniors Helping Seniors
Tilden Auto Care
Franchisees from various franchise systems, which include:
ATC Health Care
Children's Orchard Franchisee Assoc.
Closets By Design Franchisee Assoc.
Cold Stone Creamery
Dunhill Staffing Systems Franchisee Assoc.
Famous Famiglia Pizza
Fitness Together Franchise Assoc.
Five Guys Famous Hamburgers
General Nutrition Centers (GNC)
GMAC Real Estate
Huntington Learning Ctr Franchisee Assoc.
Incredible Edible Delites
John Robert Powers
Kentucky Fried Chicken
Lady of America
Kitchen Tune Up, Inc.
Mail Boxes USA
Meneike Discount Muffler Shops
Minute Man Press
Mr. Rooter Plumbing
Qdoba Mexican Grill
Super Shuttle Franchisee Assoc.
Sylvan Learning Centers
The Tutor Time Franchisee Assoc.
Tilden Auto Care