Franchise and Leasing

Lewis Thomason’s national franchise law team represents franchisees in many major chains across the United States.  Our attorneys represent both franchisors and franchisees, providing counsel on matters related to contract drafting and revision, financing, acquisition of other franchisees, intellectual property and branding disputes, construction and local zoning compliance, and employee relations.


Our attorneys also have extensive experience in drafting, negotiating, and enforcing leases for real property.  Our clients include shopping center and subdivision developers, buyers and sellers of real estate, commercial and residential landlords and tenants, title insurance companies, and others.