Franchise Law Practice

State and federal franchise and distribution laws apply to a wide variety of industries.  Franchising is a highly-regulated and complicated area of law, which requires specialized assistance.  Jones Waldo’s franchise attorneys do everything from drafting franchise agreements and Franchise Disclosure Documents (FDDs) to ensuring compliance with state-specific requirements.

In addition, we regularly litigate and arbitrate a variety of franchise claims across the United States and abroad.  We are well equipped to handle legal disputes involving post-termination franchisee obligations, including covenants not-to-compete, non-solicitation provisions, use of confidential information, trademark and copyright infringement, and other de-identification issues.

Jones Waldo attorneys represent franchisors in a variety of business types, including Restaurants, Retail, Shipping, Logistics, Printing, Property Management, Disaster Recovery, Home Renovation, and Carpet Cleaning.

A member of the International Franchise Association (the IFA), Jones Waldo also has other relevant areas of expertise, including trademarks, copyrights, patents, licensing, business organization, real estate, and tax law.

Franchise Law Attorneys

Liz Butler Jones Waldo Shareholder

Liz Butler

Shareholder

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Lewis Francis Jones Waldo Shareholder

Lewis Francis

Shareholder

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Manal Zakhary Hall Jones Waldo Attorney

Manal Zakhary Hall

Attorney

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Timothy C. Houpt Jones Waldo Of Counsel

Timothy C. Houpt

Of Counsel

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Vincent C. Rampton Jones Waldo Of Counsel

Vincent C. Rampton

Of Counsel

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Paul R. Smith Jones Waldo Shareholder

Paul R. Smith

Shareholder

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Brent T. Winder Jones Waldo Of Counsel

Brent T. Winder

Of Counsel

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