Franchise and Distribution Law

Franchise Representation

Our firm has considerable experience representing franchisees, franchisors and franchisee associations in franchise and distribution law.

Our attorneys have assisted franchisees with the following matters:

  • Evaluating and negotiating franchise agreements for actual and prospective franchisees
  • Evaluating Franchise Disclosure Documents (FDDs) for prospective franchisees
  • Negotiating franchisee terminations and renewals
  • Assisting franchisees with franchise system compliance
  • Representing franchisors with developing franchise systems
  • Assisting franchisors with drafting franchise agreements
  • Advising franchisors on compliance with state and federal disclosure and relationship laws
  • Representing franchisors on franchise system enforcement matters
  • Assisting franchisors with the protection of intellectual property
  • Assisting franchisees with the formation and operation of franchisee associations
  • Assisting franchise and distribution clients in the following industries: Quick Service Restaurants (QSR), spa/medical services, fitness facilities and professional/executive coaching
  • Representing manufacturing and sales organizations, including with negotiating and drafting distribution agreements; on anti-trust and unfair competition matters, business opportunities; and multi-level marketing systems

If you are interested in franchise or distribution law services, contact the attorneys of Pugh Hagan Prahm PLC today.