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Our Arlington and Leesburg Franchise Practice

Advising franchisors and franchisees in Northern Virginia & Washington, DC

Franchising is a popular form of business for investors, entrepreneurs and existing businesses. As franchise law attorneys based in Arlington and Leesburg, the legal team at Caulkins & Bruce, PC has more than 30 years of experience in this complex area of law. They advise both franchisors and franchisees on a variety of franchise law issues and seek to gain a full understanding of the client’s business in order to work to provide effective advice.

A full service Arlington law firm for franchisors and franchisees

Arlington attorney Scott Caulkins leads the franchise law practice at Caulkins & Bruce.  He has been recognized by Super Lawyers in the field of franchise and distribution law, has published articles on a range of franchise related topics and has lectured at state and national bar association educational seminars.  His widely respected practice as a franchise lawyer includes all aspects of franchise law, including:

  • Franchisor services The Arlington based franchise lawyers of Caulkins & Bruce help businesses explore whether franchising is a viable option.  They prepare the necessary legal documents and state registrations required to franchise a business and advise on franchise compliance issues.
  • Franchisee servicesFranchise agreements are complex legal arrangements that impose numerous obligations upon franchisees.  In addition to the complexities that usually accompany buying or selling a business, transferring ownership of a franchise can present a number of contractual complications.  The firm’s franchise lawyers advise prospective and existing franchisees on a wide array of franchise issues relating to their business.
  • Franchise litigation – Caulkins & Bruce’s extensive litigation practice includes serving as litigation counsel for franchisors and franchisees in franchise disputes in courts and alternate dispute resolution forums in Arlington, Virginia and Washington, DC.

Contact Caulkins & Bruce, PC in Arlington, VA today

The law firm of Caulkins & Bruce, PC primarily serves clients throughout Northern Virginia and Washington, DC.  Our Arlington law office is located near the Courthouse Metro Station.  Our Leesburg office is located near the Loudoun County Circuit Court. The firm offers flexible scheduling by special arrangement.  Call the office toll-free at 1-888-558-5799 or complete the online contact form to schedule an initial consultation to discuss your legal issue with an experienced attorney.

Thinking about franchising or buying a franchise? Call us today at 703-558-3670 to request a free 30-minute, in-person consultation.

Representative Matters
  • "Obtained a judgment for condominium association in excess of $1 million against developer of condominium in Fairfax County."

  • "Defended an officer of a government contractor in a case involving enforcement of a non-competition agreement."

  • "Defended and achieved favorable settlement of wrongful termination and discrimination claims brought in United States District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia."

  • "Served as outside counsel to several franchisors, prepared franchise agreements, franchise disclosure documents and state franchise registrations, and counseled franchisors regarding franchise compliance issues."

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  • Super Lawyers
  • Best Lawyers
  • Best Law Firms
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