Acquiring a franchise is no small task, nor is franchising an existing business. At Shah Grossi Law & Counsel, we understand the intricacies of both sides (franchisors and franchisees) and we are prepared to assist with ventures of any size. Taking a hands-on and practical approach, we are committed to help you explore all viable options, negotiate terms in your favor, and help you follow through on the critical details. We have reviewed, negotiated, and drafted franchise agreements and related franchise disclosure documents, helping our clients understand the process along the way. We are equipped to negotiate on behalf of franchisors, prospective franchisees, and franchisee groups or associations. Our franchise law practice includes:

Negotiating and drafting franchise agreements
Creation and review of franchise disclosure documents
Working with franchisee associations and groups to achieve common goals
Franchise acquisitions (directly from the franchisor or a transfer from an existing franchisee)
Franchise purchase and sale agreements and bulk sale notices
Entity formation and governing documents
Negotiating and drafting commercial leases for franchisees
Franchise renewals
Franchise terminations
Compliance with franchise obligations
Fraud, misrepresentations, and unfair trade practices
Territorial encroachment
Price setting and product sourcing issues
Breach of contract disputes
Dispute resolution (mediation, arbitration, and litigation)

Perhaps you are thinking about franchising your business, or maybe you are interested in buying a franchise (either directly from the franchisor or from an existing franchisee). Maybe you are currently a franchisor or franchisee and disputes have arisen that are damaging the franchisor/franchisee relationship and your business operations. Or maybe you are a franchisee and you want to open a new location within your territory or you are having issues with a commercial landlord. Shah Grossi Law & Counsel can help in any of these situations. We listen carefully to your concerns and goals, and we are results driven. Franchise law is complex and comprehensive, and you should have skilled legal counsel on your side.


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