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Franchising

Franchising Practice Group

Complete Franchise Assistance in Virginia, Maryland, Washington, DC and Nationwide

  • For Franchisors
    • Start a franchise
    • FDD Amendments and Renewals
    • Franchise expansion and Area Developer Programs
    • Advertising and Regulatory Compliance
    • Franchise Relations and Disputes
  • For Franchisees
    • Counsel Before you Buy a Franchise
    • Breach of Contract
    • Termination and Non-Renewal
    • Encroachment
    • Fraud and Misrepresentation
    • Getting out of a Franchise

Current and Prospective Franchisors

If you want to start a franchise, or if you have an existing business you want to franchise, our lawyers have the knowledge and experience to help get your franchise off the ground.  We advise our clients through the whole process of franchising, from trademark registration through preparation and filing of the Franchise Disclosure Document (“FDD”).

For existing franchisors and franchisors looking to expand, our experienced attorneys provide counsel and representation in all areas, including:

  • FDD Amendments and Renewals
  • Franchise Expansion and Area Developer Programs
  • Advertising and Regulatory Compliance
  • Franchisee Relations and Disputes

Current and Prospective Franchisees

If you are thinking about purchasing a franchise, we can help you analyze the FDD and advise you of any material pending litigation against the franchisor.  If you have a dispute with your franchisor, our lawyers are adept at identifying and implementing strategies to avoid or minimize litigation.  When litigation is unavoidable, we can assist you in any dispute, including:

  • Breach of Contract
  • Termination and Non-Renewal
  • Encroachment
  • Fraud and Misrepresentation
  • Getting out of a Franchise

Contact a Franchising Lawyer

Contact our franchising law office by e-mail or call 703.556.0411 to schedule a consultation. We represent franchisors and franchisees in Maryland, Virginia, Washington, D.C., across the nation and around the world.

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