Franchise Attorney in Houston

Texas Trial Lawyers With 100+ Years of Combined 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 Cowart P.C., our 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.

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 and entity selection
  • Franchise agreements (royalties, fees, reporting, audit, default, etc.)
  • Franchise disclosure documents
  • Partnership / employment agreements
  • Confidentiality, non-disclosure and non-compete agreements
  • Independent contractor / work-for-hire agreements
  • Transactions
  • Transfer restrictions / conditions
  • Franchisor and 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:

Lawyer Up With Hendershot Cowart P.C.

At Hendershot Cowart 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.

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

Our Clients Share Their Experiences

Your Stories Drive Us to Continuously Improve
  • “They've always come through for me.”

    - Joseph D.
  • “Your law firm has impressed me to no end, and should anyone I know ever need legal representation, I will be sure to refer them to ...”

    - Dr. R
  • “We sincerely appreciate your dedication and drive in straightening out the most difficult situation in our life.”

    - Raga and DC Gunnia

Why Choose Our Team?

Committed to Integrity and Honest Service to Each Client
  • We Believe in Loyalty to Our Clients

    We have over 100 collective years of quality legal representation.

  • We Strive to Exceed Your Expectations

    We value going above and beyond for each of our clients.

  • We Have a Strong Record of Results

    Our team will create a strategy designed to protect you.

  • We Believe in Strong Communication

    You’ll know what’s going on from start to finish.

  • We Value Relationships

    We’ll get to know you and what matters most.

We Are on Your Side

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