Franchise Law

Navigating Through the Franchise Industry

Franchisors and franchisees share a key to success - possessing the experience, know-how and skills to fully understand their businesses and their position in the marketplace. Hertz Schram is devoted to developing strategies to assist you in traversing the numerous obstacles that you can face when establishing, growing and running a franchise. Our experienced attorneys can provide the trusted business development advice that you and your company will need throughout all stages of your company's life cycle.

What sets our team apart is highly skilled attorneys with specialized skill sets in business and corporate law, employment law (including employee benefits issues), finance and lending, tax law, and intellectual property (including trademarks, copyrights, and trade secret protection and litigation).


We offer consultations regarding franchise matters. Email or call us at 248-494-4486.


Franchise Expertise

At Hertz Schram, the foundation of our franchise practice is built on franchise management services such as:

  • Franchise registration
  • Negotiating, drafting and reviewing franchise agreements and other business contracts
  • Helping companies stay in compliance with all applicable regulations and laws
  • Litigation and dispute resolution involving business disputes and franchise law

In addition to these core areas, we provide franchisors and franchisees with comprehensive assistance in all franchise-related matters, including, but not limited to those involving:

  • Intellectual property
  • Mergers & acquisitions (M&A)
  • Workplace policies and management
  • Financing
  • Buy-sell agreements
  • Negotiating and drafting leases

No matter the issue, our franchise law attorneys have the depth of expertise and extensive first-hand experience to provide the proactive advice that your company needs to say at the forefront of your industry.