How to Evaluate if a Franchise Investment is Right for YOU!

Franchising, as a franchisee, can be one of the most efficient and effective ways to achieve the American dream. If you are looking to buy a franchise, then caution should be exercised before leaping into the opportunity so as to avoid potential risks. Understand the commitment you are undertaking and your rights and obligations as a franchisee.

What is a Franchise Disclosure Document (FDD) and what should you know if you want to invest in a franchise opportunity.

Nancy Lanard is passionate about her clients and their success. For over 25 years Nancy has prided herself in listening to her clients, thinking outside the box to respond to their needs and speaking to them in plain English and not legalese. With her years of experience as an in-house attorney and as a business owner herself, Nancy can better advise her business clients, and brings to the relationship an in-depth understanding and compassion for their business situations and needs.

Nancy is the author of many articles, has been quoted in numerous national publications and has been interviewed for many video and audio podcasts and radio programs on the topic of business and franchise law. Her years of experience representing clients buying a franchise or businesses that want to expand by franchising nationwide, has earned her the award of Legal Eagle for over 14 consecutive years. Nancy not only represents start-ups and small to mid-size companies as their legal advisor, she also represents commercial tenants/franchisees nationwide for many franchise chains, including My Salon Suite, Hand & Stone Massage and Facial Spa, Pet Supplies Plus, Island Fin Poke, Scenthound among others. Nancy believes that every successful business has a team behind it consisting of a business attorney and a business accountant. Nancy would like to be on your business team. Let her know how she can make your business dreams a reality.

Her Practice Areas are:
Practice Areas:
-Franchisee Representation
-Commercial Lease Review & Negotiation
-Contract Law
-General Business Transactional Representation
-Legal Representation in Buying and Selling a Business
-Legal Entity Formation