15+ Years of Franchising Consulting AND Top 1% Investment Bank Trained / Reviewed / Rated / Educated
Practice areas & skills: Franchising, Real Estate, Employment & Labor, Landlord & Tenant, Mediation
I have been involved in franchising for over 40 years. In 1971 I became Vice President and General Counsel at Swensen's Ice Cream Company and remained with the company for 8 1/2 years as it grew internationally from 10 to over 300 stores . I the...
Practice areas & skills: Franchising, Business
Review: “As a small business owner, unbelievably, I found myself in a David v. Goliath situation, against a well-known Fortune 500 Company, who committed fraud. I was blessed with one of the finest attorneys in San Francisco, Kev...
Practice areas & skills: Franchising, Commercial, Real Estate
Review: “I was arrested on a felony charge under a highly questionable legal basis. The charge was reduced to a misdemeanor, but the prosecution continued. Ms. Slone moved to have charges dropped for illegal search and seizure, bu...
Practice areas & skills: Franchising, Juvenile, Uncontested Divorce, Alimony, Child Abuse
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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.