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Offit Kurman Franchise Lawyer Brian Loffredo Debunks Common Franchising Myths

Countless business owners have considered franchising, but few take the step to become a franchisor or franchisee. Why? While franchising remains a popular idea, trusted resources on the topic for newcomers are scarce. If you are searching for quality information about franchising, Offit Kurman attorney Brian Loffredo is here to help. With more than fifteen years’ experience as a commercial litigator representing clients in the franchise industry, Mr. Loffredo understands what it takes to grow businesses in all kinds of industries. Clients rely on him to explain the intricate and often daunting world of franchise law. In his latest article for I95 Business Magazine, Mr. Loffredo digs into six myths of franchising: How much protection do “protected territories” truly provide? Are franchise agreements really non-negotiable? Find the answers to these and other common franchising questions below. Click here to read the full article at I95 Business.


Franchise | 301.575.0345 Brian Loffredo is a commercial litigator with more than fifteen years of experience representing clients in the franchise industry. Brian routinely assists clients during the licensing and franchise/FDD review process, as well as with the resolution of franchise-related disputes, including those involving terminations, territorial disputes, fraud, disclosure/relationship law violations and breaches of contract. In addition, Brian represents and counsels clients in the construction industry on matters involving litigation, construction defects, licensing and compliance, collections, mechanic’s liens, payment bond and Miller Act claims, contract drafting, and compliance with home improvement laws and other construction industry laws. Brian also has extensive experience representing financial institutions with workouts, collections and residential / commercial foreclosures. You can also connect with Offit Kurman via Facebook, Twitter, Google+, YouTube, and LinkedIn. WASHINGTON | BALTIMORE | FREDERICK | PHILADELPHIA | WILMINGTON | VIRGINIA | NEW YORK