Dealership & Trade

Our attorneys have represented and advised dealerships and their trade associations for over 35 years. We develop protections and represent dealers in the exercise of their rights. Our attorneys know how dealerships and franchises operate as well as the issues faced by the industry. We use this knowledge to provide efficient and effective services to our clients.

Our Clients
  • Automobile and truck dealers
  • Farm equipment dealers
  • Outdoor power and powersports dealers
  • Construction equipment dealers
  • Motorcycle dealers
  • Automotive equipment and parts dealers
  • Petroleum marketers and convenience stores
  • Hardware and lumber dealers
  • Retail and service dealers and distributors
  • Dealer trade associations at the state, regional and national levels
Services

Our attorneys represent dealers in courts at all levels in the state and federal systems. We are not just litigators, however, and provide a full range of services to our clients. Using our experience, we are also often called upon to assist trade associations in advising members and assisting in their government relations efforts.

  • Establishing franchise relationships
  • Dealership transfers
  • Dealership and franchise litigation
  • Licensing
  • Consumer and advertising laws
  • Trade regulations and practices
  • Individual and group advertising programs
  • Business structure and planning
  • Sales, lease and other contracts
  • Financing and operations
  • Employment