EKP

Franchising and agency

Franchisors, manufacturers, and others who use third party relationships as a distribution mechanism face a variety of legal issues in pursuing their business objectives. Our multidisciplinary team of lawyers will work with you to determine the most effective expansion strategies both within your domestic markets and internationally, advising on franchising, agency, licensing, distribution, e-commerce, multi-channel, and hybrid structures. Our lawyers help business clients comply with regulatory and other legal mandates through practical, innovative, and focused legal advice. In addition to transactional advice, we are also experienced in the successful litigation of disputes arising in the context of almost all aspects of franchisor/franchisee and distributor/dealer relationships, including expansion, renewal, and termination issues.