Practice Areas & Industries: Wilentz, Goldman & Spitzer P.A.


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Practice/Industry Group Overview

For over 30 years, the Franchise Law Team at Wilentz, Goldman & Spitzer has been at the forefront of franchise representation, representing franchisees in legal disputes with franchisors, consumers and government, and providing legal services to owners of franchised businesses. We offer a complete array of services for franchisees from business formation to succession planning. Our team's broad experience enables our franchise lawyers to apply a thorough understanding of franchising and franchised industries to the legal issues franchisees face.

Our Franchise Law Services

Our team provides a full range of legal services to franchisees in New Jersey, New York and throughout the United States, including:

  • Franchisor-franchisee disputes
  • Franchise Termination
  • Employment Law
  • Commercial Real Estate
  • Land Use
  • Buy-sell transactions
  • Estate planning
  • Succession planning
  • Consumer disputes and class actions
  • Shareholder and membership agreements
  • Business entity formation
  • UFOC review
  • Negotiation of franchise agreements
  • Review of financing agreements
  • Property acquisition and leases
  • Insurance matters
  • Arbitration
  • Government relations
  • Tax issues

Representative Clients

Our team represents franchisees in diverse industries, including automotive, heavy equipment, food services, healthcare, hotel, physical fitness, travel services and others. For over three decades, we have served as General Counsel to the New Jersey Coalition of Automotive Retailers.

Our Franchise Attorneys

Team members are often called upon to write articles or lecture for industry and trade organizations. Virtually all of New Jersey's franchisee protection laws were drafted by franchise attorneys in the firm. Team members work with the law firm's 150 attorneys to provide comprehensive solutions to client concerns.


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