Business Owners, Franchisees and Entrepreneurs

Collins & Khan’s Franchise Practice draws on the deep transactional, regulatory, litigation, and intellectual property experience of its dedicated attorneys to advise regional and national franchisors. Our transactional team understands that every operation is unique and creates tailored franchise plans for clients specifically designed to meet their short- and long-term goals. Clients rely on us to structure franchise programs, prepare and file registration documents, counsel on compliance with federal and state relationship regulations, counsel on the implementation of system-wide marketing and address relationship problems that may arise. If an issue arises, our litigation team is skilled in effectively and efficiently representing franchise and distribution companies in litigation, arbitration, mediation, and other alternative dispute resolution procedures.

We have experience in structuring, negotiating, and documenting all types of arrangements used in franchising, including master franchise and area development relationships, joint ventures, nontraditional venue franchises, area representative relationships, any combination of these arrangements.