Los Angeles Franchise Disputes Lawyers

Los Angeles-based business litigation firm representing franchisors in-state and beyond

Many successful businesses make the strategic decision to franchise which, while offering opportunities for growth, can also create a host of legal issues. The business litigation lawyers at Steinbrecher & Span LLP have represented franchisors in a variety of disputes, and our goal is always to balance the interests of your business against the opportunities presented by expansion.

Providing skilled legal advice and staunch representation to franchisors

Additionally, clients benefit from our attorneys' understanding of federal and California law as it relates to various activities commonly undertaken by franchisees:

    • Assignment of rights
    • Selling of rights
    • Nonrenewal
    • Termination

A boutique firm offering more than big-firm litigation

At Steinbrecher & Span, our business clients receive the additional benefits that accompany working directly with the attorney handling your case:

  • Personal attention — Our firm was founded on marrying the best aspects of big-firm experience with the personal treatment of a smaller firm. In-house counsel working with our attorneys can expect to speak and work directly with the litigator handling the case, and when clients call, we answer.
  • Responsiveness — Claims between a franchisor and franchisee can develop quickly, and when attempts to assign, sell or terminate a franchise agreement are made, the results can be deleterious to your business. We work swiftly to deal with legal issues that arise, but we also prioritize addressing potential issues before they become costly legal disputes.
  • Cost-conscious — Many businesses have multiple franchises across the nation, and disputes over franchise agreements or with franchisees can become time-consuming and expensive. Our firm approaches these issues with the mindset of preventing or minimizing disputes, but when litigation is needed, maintaining your bottom line is our priority.

Rely on us for advice, negotiation and litigation

Strategic advice during franchise negotiations can go far in preventing future disputes with franchisees. We can help minimize the potential for costly legal action down the road, and in those instances when legal disputes cannot be prevented, our business litigators are your first defense.

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Our Offices

  • Los Angeles Office


    445 S. Figueroa Street,
    Suite 2350,
    Los Angeles, California 90071

  • Washington Office


    1717 Pennsylvania Avenue NW,
    Suite 1025,
    Washington, District of Columbia 20006



  • Houston Office


    18514 Autumn Park,
    Houston, Texas 77084