Franchise Disputes

Contingency Based Litigation for Franchise Disputes

When you are involved in a franchise dispute, the stakes can be very high. Often significant assets or even the success of your business may be in jeopardy. Working with an experienced attorney can be critical to achieving resolution in these cases. Located in Kansas City, with offices in San Diego and New York City, our law firm — Stueve Siegel Hanson — is among very few firms nationwide who have extensive experience litigating franchise disputes on a contingency basis.

Our lawyers have experience representing both franchisees and franchisors in a wide variety of disputes arising under franchise agreements and state franchise statutes. We have sought and obtained injunctive relief, as well as compensatory damages, enforcing rights under these agreements and state statutes in both state and federal courts and in AAA arbitrations.

At Stueve Siegel Hanson, we have successfully brought claims on behalf of franchisees against some of the largest companies in the world including Robert Half International, a multi-billion dollar professional staffing firm; H&R Block, a multi-billion dollar tax preparation company; and 7-Eleven, Inc., a multi-million dollar convenience store owner and franchisor. We have won a $70 million dollar franchise dispute for a family owned franchisor before a Phoenix, Arizona AAA arbitrator.

We help our clients understand their rights and develop a multi-dimensional strategy of enforcement. Once clients have clarified their interests, we can guide them through often contentious and lengthy litigation. Our unique level of expertise allows us to feel comfortable taking many of these claims on a contingency basis, where we risk not recovering a fee at all unless our clients recover compensation first.

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