I represent business people. Whether you provide a service, sell goods, or write... more
I represent business people. Whether you provide a service, sell goods, or write tunes, you are a business person. The firm represents businesses throughout the life cycle from entrepreneurs with start-up issues, to seasoned business owners in need of succession planning. My clients include individuals, privately owned businesses, and arts groups. In addition to my law practice, I also run a ... 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.