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Practice areas & skills: Franchising, Real Estate, Employment & Labor, Landlord & Tenant, Mediation
Sapana K. Shah is an experienced business and corporate attorney based in Los Angeles, California and licensed in California and Georgia. After attending Emory University School of Law, Sapana began her career clerking for Judge Susan M. Speer at ...
Practice areas & skills: Franchising, Corporate & Incorporation, Internet, Contracts & Agreements, Litigation
Michael K. Lindsey is a corporate and transactional lawyer, with more than 35 years of experience in the areas of intellectual property, cyberlaw and trade regulation. He received his B.S. degree, summa cum laude, from Texas A&M University and hi...
Practice areas & skills: Franchising, Business, Licensing, Intellectual Property, Internet
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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.