Franchisors and distributors face different legal issues than other business operators. We understand these concerns top to bottom. Experienced franchisor counsel can ease the burden of complex franchise regulations and help protect your system in the hands of operators.

Our franchisor clients include leaders in the restaurant and food service industry, tanning, industrial cleaning and disaster restoration, salons, and clothing retail.

Our work for Franchisors includes

  • Drafting Franchise Disclosure Documents (FDDs)
  • Registering franchise systems around the U.S.
  • Drafting and negotiating franchise agreements
  • Maintaining regulatory compliance
  • Managing system-wide growth
  • Enforcing system standards
  • Enjoining trademark infringement
  • Collecting unpaid royalties
  • Enforcing terminations and non-renewals
  • Protecting post-termination rights against competition, solicitation and disclosure
  • Enforcing non-competition and confidentiality agreements