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Franchise Disputes

The attorneys at Thorpe Shwer have extensive experience negotiating and resolving complex franchise disputes. Our clients include national franchisors requiring representation in various kinds of conflicts, including litigation involving franchisees and third parties, joint employment issues, indemnification disputes, tort claims, and vicarious liability allegations. We are well-versed in the evolving law facing the franchising industry and pride ourselves on the quality of our written and oral advocacy. Our knowledge and experience have allowed us to successfully defend our clients’ interest in courts throughout the country, including serving as national counsel for leading franchisors in the restaurant and massage therapy industries. We also regularly guide our clients on various aspects of their businesses, such as advising on methods to maintain operational separation, pursuit of indemnification rights, and enforcement of contractual terms.