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Extensive experience in helping franchisors

Ted Habermann, counsel at Waller, concentrates his practice on franchise law. Ted has more than two decades of experience inside the franchise industry, serving in multiple in-house counsel roles for two national restaurant chains in the family dining and fast casual restaurant industry, and as general counsel for a national provider of fire and water restoration services.

Ted's experience includes working with clients who need assistance with a wide variety of regulatory and operations issues faced by franchisors, including:

  • Structuring franchise programs
  • Drafting franchise agreements and disclosure documents
  • Counseling on federal and state regulatory issues
  • Assisting with franchisee relationship and compliance issues
  • Developing franchise system policies and practices
  • Assisting in the negotiation and resolution of disputes
  • Responding to state and federal administrative inquiries and investigations
  • Counseling on the establishment of franchise advisory councils and cooperatives

In addition, Ted's experience includes:

  • Sponsorship agreements
  • Sweepstakes and promotions
  • Venue facility agreements
  • Entertainer endorsements and branding
  • Media purchase agreements
  • Distribution agreements
  • Sales representative and marketing arrangements

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