The Hawn Law Firm provides a broad range of legal services to meet the unique needs of business, institutional, and individual franchisors and franchisees on both the national and local level.  This includes representation in a wide range of retail and service industries, including, fast food franchises, casual dining restaurants, e-commerce and website retailers, apparel and sporting good stores, home services, cosmetics, hotels, dry cleaning, and hospitality providers. 

The Hawn Law Firm helps clients decide whether franchising is right for them.  The firm then assists in all aspects of structuring franchise programs and negotiating relevant agreements, developing agency, or establishing licensing or independent-distributor relationships to achieve the desired business outcome.

Our Practice – What We Do

  • Draft and Negotiate Franchise Agreements
  • Compliance with State, Federal and Local Laws
  • Develop Licensing Arrangements – including, Copyright and Trademark
  • Conducting Franchise Due Diligence
  • Acquiring and Selling Franchised Units
  • Prepare Franchise Disclosure Documents
  • Enforce Noncompetition Covenants
  • Uniform Offering Circulars
  • Encroachment Claims

Our Clients - Who We Represent

  • Businesses Exploring Franchise Possibilities
  • Institutional and Individual Franchisees