(914) 265-4100. jl@lusthauslawpc.com


Lusthaus Law P.C. provides customized transactional legal services to existing franchisors and those seeking to build or expand their ideas or businesses through franchising regionally, nationally, and internationally. Deeply committed to the success of each franchise and business client, Lusthaus delivers a broad range of services tailored to ensure our clients' successful journey from franchise concept through franchise launch, execution, and expansion.

We represent clients across industries, providing advice and counsel in all aspects of franchise law, from contract negotiation and execution to acquisitions, dispositions, and business transfers.

Whether you are an established franchisor or a start-up concept, Lusthaus Law can guide your team to appropriate franchise structures as well as develop and review franchise disclosure documents (FDDs).

Because we have significant experience in representing franchisors and franchisees, Lusthaus Law’s franchisor clients benefit from our ability to quickly uncover potential exposures, guide them to more beneficial solutions, and develop more thorough contracts and documents to best serve our clients’ long-term interests.


Franchising is a highly regulated industry with complex federal, state, and local requirements. Whether you are an existing franchise or an emerging concept, the right representation matters. Whether you are licensing a multi-store operator or opening a new location with a family member, compliance matters. Lusthaus Law ensures clients exercise appropriate oversight, form a compliance plan, and review required registrations. We also provide franchise sales compliance training to ensure clients exercise appropriate oversight in selling and/or operating their franchises.
If you operate an existing franchise brand or you are a successful company considering expanding through franchising, Lusthaus Law can help you increase opportunity and avoid risk so that you can focus on building your franchise system. By building lasting relationships with each franchisor client, Lusthaus Law is well-positioned to meet your legal needs whether you are a start-up concept or multi-location operation.
Lusthaus Law provides franchisor clients with franchise and business law services that include:

  • Franchise Disclosure Documents (FDDs)
  • Franchise Agreements
  • Master Franchise Agreements
  • Annual State Registration and Exemption Filings
  • Trademark Applications & Renewals
  • Annual Disclosure Document Update
  • Franchise Sales Compliance
  • Resolving Franchise Law Violations
  • Negotiating and Closing Franchise Sales
  • Franchisee Onboarding
  • Franchise Transfer Management
  • Franchisor/Franchisee Relations
  • Corporate Structuring and Formation
  • Contract Review and Related Business Negotiations
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Real Estate Transactions

If you are an existing franchise brand looking for a fresh legal perspective, or a long-running business considering expansion through franchising, call Lusthaus Law today: 914-265-4100.

Lusthaus Law P.C. • 600 Mamaroneck Avenue • Suite 400 • Harrison, NY 10528
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