Representation - Arbitration and Litigation Lawyers
Quick Serve Restaurant Franchisees In Arbitrations and
Franchisees who own and operators of Quick Serve
Restaurant (QSR) deal with opportunities and challenges
that are unique to their franchises.
Franchisees ranging from operators of one or two QSR
franchises to franchisees of large systems of franchises
with a many hundreds of employees have relied upon our
lawyers to help them with unresolved disputes with their
franchise agreements being used in the United States
today contain a mandatory arbitration
Arbitration is often quicker and less expensive than
trials to a court: That is the good news. However,
these arbitration are resolved without published
decisions and almost always with non-disclosure
requirements. As a result, franchisees and lawyers
who have not handled arbitrations related to these QSR
franchises will not have access to the arbitration
decisions: That is the bad news.
Those of us who do handle QSR franchise
arbitrations know what has happened on the cases
we have worked on. That information may help
us in representing other franchisees. However, we are
prohibited from sharing with other franchisees
information about resolutions that are subject to
We can tell you that franchisees that have retained us
to represent them in arbitrations commenced by
franchisors have chosen to use us in subsequent
arbitrations and recommended us to other franchisees
that have asked them for a recommendation.
Specific to Subway Franchises.