Franchise & Distribution Practice Group
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Lewitt Hackman provides full service representation to franchisors, subfranchisors, area developers and franchisees.
Counsel and litigation services include registration and disclosure compliance, assisting in developing new franchise programs, and consultation on the range of legal matters affecting franchisors, franchisees, manufacturers, distributors and dealers.
Our Franchise & Distribution Practice Group Attorneys have extensive experience with:
- Alternative Dispute Resolution
- Defending Government Inquiries and Investigations
- Franchise Agreement Enforcement
- Franchise Defense Litigation
- Negotiating & Drafting Franchise Agreements
- Preparing & Registering Franchise Disclosure Documents (FDD’s)
We have also provided expert testimony in litigated franchise law disputes. Our attorneys are frequent speakers and authors on intellectual property, distribution and franchise law topics.
We actively participate in the American Bar Association Forum on Franchising, the International Franchise Association and the State Bar of California Franchise Law Committee.
Our business clients are known throughout California, nationally and globally. We've helped them launch local startups or expand existing companies to markets around the world. Go to our Franchise Clients page to see some of the businesses we've represented throughout the years.