Franchise Law

We represent franchisees and franchisors in both the business and legal aspects of franchising.  Our law firm has represented franchisees and franchisors in a wide variety of trades and industries, including: restaurant, bedding, furniture, automotive, health and beauty, business services, hospitality, printing and other retail businesses and services.  The specific types of legal services we offer in connection with franchising include:

  • Drafting, reviewing and negotiating franchise agreements, area developer agreements and distribution agreements
  • Drafting and reviewing franchise disclosure documents on behalf of franchisees and franchisors and counseling clients regarding compliance with federal and state tax laws and regulations specific to franchises
  • Structuring entities for the operation or offering of a franchise
  • Structuring, negotiating, and closing sales and purchases of existing franchise businesses

Lee & Desenberg, PLLC - 1770 St. James Place, Suite 625 - Houston, Texas 77056 - Tel: 713-275-8440 - Fax: 713-275-8445