Whether an established or start-up franchisor or a prospective or existing franchisee, and no matter your issue, BrownWinick can counsel on a host of franchisor-franchisee matters.

The franchise business model has been around for decades and has become even more prominent in the past ten to fifteen years. As more businesses and individuals have adopted this model, BrownWinick has represented an increasing number of franchisors and franchisees and have also counseled numerous clients in establishing alternative business models that may be more suitable to their specific business goals and objectives, including dealer/distributor networks, joint ventures and licensing relationships.

BrownWinick's representation of franchisors includes preparation of franchise offering circulars, working with state regulatory agencies, preparation of franchise agreements, negotiations with individual franchisees and franchisee associations, and representation of franchisors in litigation and arbitration matters. BrownWinick's representation of franchisees includes review and negotiation of franchise offering circulars and agreements, establishment of associations, and representation of franchisee associations in negotiations and disputes with franchisors. BrownWinick also represents franchisees in litigation and arbitration matters and litigated one of the first class action arbitrations in the country. 

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