Distribution of goods and services often involves complex relationships among manufacturers, service companies, franchisees, distributors, dealers, and sales representatives. Disputes regrettably arise, however, when one or more parties feel that the relationship is no longer working to their benefit.
Advance planning minimizes the risk of such disputes and saves money in the long run. To see how our advice can help you plan ahead to avoid disputes, visit our franchise and distribution page.
When disputes are unavoidable, Lindquist attorneys have the experience and knowledge to help you reach a favorable resolution. For decades, we have worked closely with franchisors and co-ops, manufacturers, service companies, dealers, distributors, sales representatives, and others whose businesses and livelihoods depend on experienced advocacy in this specialized area. We counsel clients throughout the litigation and dispute-resolution process and focus on the root causes of the dispute in an effort to achieve best results, avoid future disputes and protect the fundamentals of the business model.