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Franchise, Distribution and Licensing


Our franchise and distribution clients vary from start-up franchise and distribution systems to large private and public multi-national companies. We also regularly advise private investors contemplating franchise and distribution system investment opportunities.

Our franchise law counseling and compliance work includes:

  • Assisting with transactional and regulatory matters
  • Advising on structure of franchise offerings
  • Preparing franchise disclosure documentation and state registration applications
  • Advising on state and Federal Trade Commission disclosure law compliance, exemptions and licensing
  • Offering ongoing system counseling, from sales to terminations

Our distribution and licensing law practice includes:

  • Drafting and negotiating dealer and distribution agreements
  • Advising on dealer and distributor terminations
  • Drafting and negotiating licensing agreements
  • Advising on industry specific regulations