Founding partner of the law firm of Bellavia Blatt Andron & Crossett, PC, Leonard A.... more
Founding partner of the law firm of Bellavia Blatt Andron & Crossett, PC, Leonard A. Bellavia is a nationally recognized authority in the field of automotive franchise law and represents hundreds of automobile and marine dealerships across the country in all aspects of commercial litigation and buy-sell transactions. He has been instrumental in negotiating the sale of hundreds of dealerships. H... 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.