When I joined Michael Caddell, I was a young lawyer from California with a strong... more
When I joined Michael Caddell, I was a young lawyer from California with a strong background in corporate defense litigation. From the defense side of the docket, rarely did I witness a plaintiffs' lawyer champion his client's case with the intelligence, strategy, compassion and fierceness that has become the well-known signature of Caddell Chapman. Mike and I have striven to select lawyers wh... view profile
With over 12 years of experience, I have obtained favorable verdicts, arbitration... more
With over 12 years of experience, I have obtained favorable verdicts, arbitration awards, and settlements on behalf of both plaintiffs and defendants in a wide variety of complex business litigation matters spanning a multitude of industries. In recent years, I have focused on energy litigation, franchise disputes, international arbitration, and representing employers in employee compensation 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.