Most companies considering franchising have experience running a business but little knowledge of how to expand through franchising. As globalization becomes an increasing trend, franchise lawyers have become highly sought-after. Many small, general law firms do not have the skills or expertise to handle franchising. The Johnson Franchise Law Firm does. In addition, many so-called “franchise consultants” are illegally practicing law without a license — a fact that will come back to haunt the franchisor who uses them.
Rick Johnson, founder of The Johnson Franchise Law Firm, is an experienced franchise attorney. He has counseled companies in thousands of franchise transactions. He understands:
Hiring an experienced franchise attorney at any stage of a franchising operation protects the franchisor’s investment and limits its exposure to liability.
Globalization is the future of franchise operations. The U.S. Department of Commerce estimates more than 75 percent of the expected growth in the world’s trade over the next two decades will come from developing countries. When a franchisor decides to expand into a different country, it must scrutinize all aspects of the host country, including its economic, political, and social climate. The franchisor must have a franchise lawyer who can:
With franchise experience on nearly every continent, The Johnson Franchise Law Firm advises its clients on the types of franchises that are most adaptable to other countries, enhances domestic franchise sales by promoting the global brands, and helps businesses reduce dependence on the U.S. market.