Franchises can be a great business opportunity. If you are considering purchasing a franchise, it is important to have a business lawyer who will make certain that you enter into an agreement that will adequately protect your rights. Alternatively, if you have a business that you are interested in franchising, a business lawyer can be instrumental in ensuring compliance with state and federal regulations, drafting franchise agreements and other legal issues.
I am John McDuff, Attorney at Law. Based in Austin, my law firm has represented small and mid-sized businesses throughout Texas for more than 30 years. Over this time I have helped my clients consummate every type of business transaction, including complex transactions involving tens of millions of dollars. I am also available to represent clients in transactions with as little as $50,000 at stake. I am a CPA and have extensive experience litigating business and tax disputes. As a result, in any business transaction, including franchisee/franchisor transactions, I have a full understanding of the things that can go wrong, and what steps we can take to avoid common, and not-so-common mistakes.
If you are a prospective franchisee, I will review your Franchise Disclosure Document (FDD), negotiating terms of the agreement, and advise you of any potential issues. If you are either an established franchisor, or if you are thinking of franchising your business, I can draft all documentation, register your franchise in any states where it will be located, and advise you on any intellectual property matters. In all business transactions, I offer efficient representation with a focus on providing attentive, responsive client service.
Contact Austin Business Lawyer, John McDuff
Your business needs a business attorney with the level of knowledge and experience I am able to provide. Call my office at 512.457.1177 or make arrangements online.
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