Comprehensive Franchise Counsel to Tanning Retailer
Our attorneys represent a national tanning retailer in all of its franchise operations in the U.S. Our attorneys have assisted them in remaining in compliance with federal and state requirements for the offer and sales of its franchised indoor tanning salons and advised the management team on instituting best practices for the franchise documents, sales processes and compliance operations that are critical to its growth strategy. We also actively enforce the company’s intellectual property and the fair use of its brand by franchisees throughout the country. This work is highlighted by regular negotiations with current and potential franchisees looking to purchase a new franchise, expand an existing franchise portfolio or negotiate a buy-out.
Launching a National Franchisor of Educational Services
We counseled a leading regional business of math and English tutoring franchises in the launch of its franchise operations. Our attorneys have worked with the corporate management team to grow the business from its roots with limited partner locations in New Jersey to its becoming a federally compliant national franchisor. This relationship has involved everything from issues related to state and federal regulatory requirements to the preparation and documentation of all relevant franchise documents.
Sale of Wendy’s Franchised Restaurants
In July 2010, the lawyers at Kegler Brown represented a Wendy’s franchisee in its sale of 14 Wendy’s restaurants to a strategic buyer. Financial terms were not disclosed.
Midwest Leasing Counsel to Fast-Casual Italian Street Food Concept
Attorneys at Kegler Brown represent a rapidly expanding
fast-casual Italian street food restaurant chain and its affiliates as leasing
counsel in connection with all of its commercial leasing transactions for the
opening of multiple restaurants throughout the Midwest.
Real Estate Counsel to National Fast-Casual Burger Concept
Kegler Brown represents a franchisee of a Denver-based
nationally franchised fast-casual restaurant concept. The franchisee is located
in Maryland, with additional locations to open in the Virginia and Washington
D.C. areas. We provide general real estate, corporate and franchise
counsel on an ongoing basis.