"They were highly responsive, very practical and quick to pick up on the nuances of our specific business."- Chambers USA
Bilzin Sumberg represents domestic and international franchisors, franchisees, and distributors in both transactional and litigation matters arising in Florida, the Caribbean and Virgin Islands, and Latin America, and encompassing a variety of industries, including Hospitality, Food & Beverage, Home Services, and Lifestyle.
Our lawyers regularly assist clients in the review, negotiation, and/or analysis of franchise agreements, franchise disclosure documents/statements, hotel management agreements, development agreements, lease agreements, and license and distribution agreements.
Our team also handles actions in federal and state courts and arbitration panels involving breach, termination, and rescission of franchise and master franchise agreements, accidental franchises, trademark infringement and dilution, Common Law unfair competition, enforcement of restrictive covenants, and real estate lease disputes.
Attorneys at Bilzin Sumberg are actively involved in the principal hotel and franchise industry trade groups, including the Greater Miami & The Beaches Hotel Association, the International Franchise Association, and the American Bar Association's Forum on Franchising.