I strive to forge a trusted counselor relationship with each and every client: a... more
I strive to forge a trusted counselor relationship with each and every client: a personal and client direct approach, coupled with over thirty years of practical experience to guide clients through difficult commercial problems. If you are looking for counsel you can trust, who will concentrate on what is important to you, and who has the ability to craft creative strategies and solutions--you... view profile
Mary M. Clapp is pleased to represent her clients in accomplishing their business... more
Mary M. Clapp is pleased to represent her clients in accomplishing their business goals and in addressing a variety of legal issues that arise in business. She focuses her practice on: Franchise Law, Contracts, Employment Law, Commercial Leasing, Trademark Law, Construction Law and General Business representation. Mary believes that each person has a responsibility to assist in her commun... view profile
Franchise law applies to franchisors like McDonald's ®, who allow you to buy and operate a business using the franchise trademarks, name, and business methods. In return, you, the franchisee, get the name recognition value and reputation of the franchisor. A franchise lawyer will make sure the franchisor treats you fairly. Franchises can be expensive, and when you buy one you are gambling on the franchisor's success. Franchise lawyers know the many franchise laws that prevent the franchisor from taking advantage of you. If you are considering franchising your business, a franchise lawyer can also help you with that decision.