With more than 30 years in the franchise industry, Jeffrey M. Goldstein is an experienced franchise lawyer who offers deep insights and practical legal advice to his clients. If you are considering a restoration and disaster recovery franchise opportunity, or if you currently own a franchise in the restoration and disaster recovery industry, Jeffrey Goldstein can help you make smart decisions about protecting your financial interests and legal rights.
Services We Offer
For Prospective Franchisees
At the Goldstein Law Firm, we offer three levels of flat-fee Franchise Disclosure Document (FDD) and franchise agreement review services for individuals and groups considering franchise opportunities in the restoration and disaster recovery industry. Depending upon the terms of your franchise agreement, we can also negotiate with your franchisor on your behalf:
- Fundamental Review – General review of the FDD, designed to provide you with the “gut instinct” of an experienced franchise lawyer.
- Detailed Review – Thorough analysis of the FDD and franchise agreement, including an assessment of relevant state franchise law implications.
- Detailed Review and Negotiation – Our Detailed Review services plus negotiation of specific proposed modifications to the franchise agreement.
For Current and Terminated Franchisees
We also provide full-service legal representation for current and terminated franchisees facing disputes with their franchisors. Attorney Jeffrey Goldstein has extensive experience in franchise mediation, arbitration and litigation, and he focuses on pursuing creative, strategic and cost-effective resolutions for his clients. We offer flexible fee options for franchise disputes involving:
- Discriminatory franchise practices
- Franchise agreement breaches and defaults
- Franchisor fraud and misrepresentations
- Royalty and advertising fund fee disputes
- Territory disputes
- Unfair franchise practices
- Violations of state franchise laws
- Wrongful refusal to renew
- Wrongful termination
- Other franchise-related legal issues
Why Choose the Goldstein Law Firm?
When evaluating a new franchise opportunity or preparing for a legal dispute, your choice of legal representation matters. Here are five reasons why franchisees nationwide consistently choose the Goldstein Law Firm:
1. Industry Experience
Having practiced franchise law for more than three decades, Jeffrey Goldstein is nationally recognized as a leading attorney in the area of franchisee representation.
2. Industry Recognition
In 2016, the Goldstein Law Firm was named Finance Monthly’s Franchise Law Firm of the Year.
3. Franchisee Focus
The Goldstein Law Firm is one of only four national law firms to exclusively represent franchisees and dealers. Learn why you should hire a franchisee-only attorney.
4. Proven Track Record
We have negotiated favorable franchise agreement provisions and secured results for clients in challenging franchise disputes involving virtually all franchise-related legal issues. See what some satisfied clients have had to say in our Testimonials.
5. Personalized Approach
At the Goldstein Law Firm, we believe in taking a personalized approach that focuses on each client’s unique legal needs. Unlike other firms, we believe that our clients deserve better than cookie-cutter legal representation.
Restoration & Disaster Recovery Franchise Opportunities
Industry periodicals, including some online “best franchise” types of lists, identify the following leading mobile franchise opportunities available as of 2017:
- 1-800 Water Damage
- ServiceMaster Restore
- Steamatic Restoration & Cleaning
- United Water Restoration (UWR)
Get Started with a Free Initial Consultation
If you are thinking about buying a restoration and disaster recovery franchise or need an experienced lawyer for a franchise-related dispute, contact the Goldstein Law Firm to arrange a free initial consultation. To discuss your situation with national franchise attorney Jeffrey Goldstein in confidence, call (202) 293-3947 or submit our consultation request form now.
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