If your Atlanta company is looking to expand or grow, you know that one of the most important steps in the expansion process is getting franchised. Although this can seem like a daunting and complex task, it can be made much simpler with the proper legal representation.
If your company is looking for legal counsel on the intricacies of franchise law, reach out to a knowledgeable Atlanta franchise law attorney as soon as possible. They will be able to help you protect your company’s assets, interests and rights throughout the franchising process.
At Andersen, Tate & Carr, our skilled franchise law attorneys provide knowledgeable advice to businesses and individuals in Atlanta who are looking to start a new venture or to expand and grow their existing business through buying or selling a franchise. Our experienced team of franchise law attorneys is prepared to successfully lead you through the franchise process and help save you valuable time and money in the future by protecting your company from potential employment lawsuits.
Franchising Alternatives For Our Atlanta Clients
Our dedicated franchise law attorneys work with our clients to determine whether franchising is right for their business. We carefully review every aspect of your company to figure out if your desired growth and distribution goals can be met through a more efficient and cost-effective arrangement that avoids the expense and disclosure involved with franchises and business opportunities.
Some of these alternative options that can save your company money — while keeping it protected and still giving it the opportunity to grow — include:
- Trademark, patent or copyright licensing arrangements
- Joint ventures
- Strategic alliances
Our Franchise Law Process for Atlanta Clients
For those Atlanta clients who choose to franchise or have an existing franchise operation, our knowledgeable franchise law attorneys provide counsel and assistance in all aspects of starting and operating a franchise system or individual franchised location(s).
Some of the many franchise options that we can assist with include:
- Selection and organization of the franchisor or franchisee business structure
- Regulatory compliance, including state franchise filings and registrations and practice under the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) Amended Franchise Rule
- Preparing and updating the Franchise Disclosure Document (FDD) (formerly known as the Uniform Franchise Offering Circular (UFOC))
- Antitrust issues
- Franchise salesmen and broker disclosures
- Drafting and enforcing franchise agreements
- Restrictive covenants and covenants not to compete
- Operations and training manuals
- Franchisor-franchisee relations
- Franchise Advisory Councils (FAC)
- Independent franchisee associations
- Owner-operated franchises
- Distressed franchises
- Franchising disputes
Contact Our Team of Experienced Atlanta Franchise Law Attorneys Today
At Andersen, Tate & Carr, our skilled franchise law attorneys also provide legal advice on business opportunity laws and regulations to our Atlanta corporate clients, including the FTC’s Disclosure Requirements and Prohibitions Concerning Business Opportunities and various state laws. Our goal is to help your company run more efficiently and avoid potential lawsuits through our expert legal counsel.
In addition, the firm’s wide variety of practice areas allows our franchise law attorneys to assist our Atlanta clients with all aspects of their business growth, including providing representation for general corporate and litigation needs related to their business, such as drafting and reviewing retail and office leases, and creating sourcing and supply agreements.
If your Atlanta company is considering an expansion that will involve franchise law or has any other employment law concern, contact our firm today for a free, no-obligation consultation to learn how we can help you.