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Franchise Attorney in Houston

Texas Trial Lawyers with 130+ Years’ Experience

Franchise disputes can put a lot on the line, including the success of a business. Whether it’s taking preventative measures to structure agreements that protect your rights and reduce risks for dispute, or taking immediate responsive action to resolve or litigate, working with experienced legal representation can make all the difference.

At Hendershot, Hisey & Cannon, P.C., our Houston-based business lawyers have earned national recognition for our ability to protect the interests of clients with their proactive and responsive legal needs, including franchisors and franchisees.

Backed by over a century of collective experience and the insight of proven trial lawyers, we’re able to address a range of franchisee needs, as well as disputes arising under franchise agreements and state franchise statutes.

  • Business formation, franchise sale and purchase
  • Drafting, review & negotiation of franchise agreements
  • Regulatory compliance with federal and state laws
  • Breach of franchise agreements
  • Intellectual property and trade secrets
  • Enforcement, defense & litigation

Proactive Counsel for Franchises

Prevention is worth an ounce of cure, which is why proactively establishing safeguards is critical to protecting your rights and interests, and having grounds for legal remedy when things don’t go as planned.

Our business franchise attorneys counsel clients on a range of proactive measures, including:

  • Business Formation & Entity Selection
  • Franchise Agreements (Royalties, Fees, Reporting, Audit, Default, etc.)
  • Franchise Disclosure Documents
  • Partnership / Employment Agreements
  • Confidentiality, Non-Disclosure & Non-Compete Agreements
  • Independent Contractor / Work-for-Hire Agreements
  • Transactions
  • Transfer Restrictions / Conditions
  • Franchisor & Franchisee Regulatory Compliance
  • Indemnification
  • Intellectual Property and Trade Secret Protection

Responsive Representation

When disputes arise, an immediate response to obtain redress can be critical to the success of a business. Our firm helps enforce, defend, and litigate a range of franchise disputes using legal strategies tailored to the situations, needs, and available options of our clients.

We have extensive experience helping clients dispute, resolve, or defend against franchise matters involving:

  • Breach of franchise agreements
  • Breach of fiduciary duty
  • Copyright, Trademark & Patent Infringement
  • IP Ownership Disputes
  • Non-Compete & NDA Violations
  • Theft of Trade Secrets
  • Fraud & Misrepresentation

Lawyer up with Hendershot, Cannon & Hisey, P.C.

At Hendershot, Cannon & Hisey, P.C., you can rely on us for guidance, perspective, and resolution in and out of the courtroom. Our law firm, founded in 1987, has built a reputation on providing only the highest-quality legal representation possible. We understand the stakes in each matter we handle and we are well-known for our ability to handle extremely challenging legal situations.

HCH LogoIf you have questions involving a franchise-related business matter or dispute, call (713) 909-7323 or contact us online to speak with an attorney.

Committed To Protecting Your Interests

Lawyer Consulting a Client
  • "Thank you, Trey, for your help throughout this process and for defending us against a forced business sale. Having you on our team was an integral part of our success from start to finish. Thank you for fighting for us and with us. Whoever brought you on board must be pretty smart! Oh wait....that's me! Great job, Trey! I look forward to the future!"

    - J.
Trusted for 25 years
Our Mission is to exceed your expectations, which means going above and beyond for you, not settling for 'good enough.' We focus on accomplishing your goals and objectives through relentless preparation, assertive action and uncompromising professional standards.

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