Franchise Law

Franchise Law lawyers at Taylor McCaffrey LLP represent franchisors, franchisees, and licensors in understanding and addressing the complexities of Franchise Law. Franchise Law can involve looking at legislation and precedents in multiple jurisdictions. Our Franchise Law lawyers will assist you in navigating through the laws and regulations governing franchises in order to proactively address potential areas of concern.

Lawyers at Taylor McCaffrey LLP will assist in reviewing and negotiating franchise agreements involving all types of franchises and will ensure that due diligence is conducted and disclosure obligations and rights to rescind are fully understood.

Mindful of the myriad of components of a successful franchise operation, our lawyers will provide thoughtful counsel in all aspects, including franchise legislation compliance, preparation of required disclosure documentation, leasing arrangements, and tax considerations.

Taylor McCaffrey LLP's franchise lawyers will work collaboratively with our intellectual property lawyers to ensure appropriate trademark and domain name protections are in place. Continually abreast of recent developments in technology, our lawyers will also provide insightful advice on websites and e-commerce matters.


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