Franchise and Distribution

Our clients range from individuals seeking to explore business expansion alternatives to mature franchise and distribution programs needing day to day legal counseling, restructuring or redevelopment.

Our areas of expertise within the franchise and distribution department include:

  • Structure and prepare the franchise program
  • Prepare agreements and related documents
  • Joint ventures and sub-franchising
  • Master franchise programs
  • Prepare offering circulars to comply with federal and state laws
  • Prepare franchise agreement and related documents to comply with European laws
  • File registration of offering circulars with state agencies
  • File registration of franchise broker
  • Sales representative contracts
  • Breach of contract litigation
  • Termination, cancellation or non-renewal litigation
  • Intellectual property
  • European common market legislation on franchising and distribution impacting on United States franchise systems doing business in Europe