Skip to Main Content
 
Capabilities

In Brief: A Digest of Franchise Litigation Projects

 
Client Results
  • Represented franchisor of children’s hair salons in nonjury trial against franchisee that closed store with more than three years remaining in the franchise agreement. Obtained judgment for unpaid royalties and advertising fees, plus attorneys’ fees.
  • Represented franchisor of tanning salons in several lawsuits against franchisees’ claims of breach of contract, fraud and misrepresentation. Obtained judgment for franchisor on all claims, as well as on its counterclaims against franchisees, awarding ownership of franchisees’ stores and attorneys’ fees.
  • Represented temporary labor franchisor against franchisee that breached franchise agreement by operating a separate business placing temporary computer consultants with clients. Obtained jury verdict for all unpaid royalties, plus attorneys’ fees.
  • Obtained summary judgment for franchisor against claim that franchisor misappropriated money from the national advertising fund and received excessive supplier rebates on franchisees’ purchases.
  • Obtained dismissal of franchisee’s lawsuit against franchisor of home cleaning service in lawsuit alleging fraud and misrepresentation in sale of franchise.
  • Represented franchisor against claim that franchise license agreement violated the Iowa Business Opportunity Promotions Act. Obtained summary judgment for franchisor against franchisee for all unpaid royalties.
  • Obtained summary judgment for franchisor sued under state human rights act by individual who claimed that franchisee refused to deliver food to him because of his race.