Our firm has an extensive practice in the automotive industry, which includes representation of automobile manufacturers, dealerships and suppliers. The range of our services involves handling acquisitions and sales of dealerships, negotiation of franchise agreements, developing plans for dealership capitalization and financing, closing loans and other financing transactions for both dealers and automotive manufacturers. We provide counsel and representation in franchise disputes and resulting litigation between manufacturers and dealers, including issues relating to the creation or relocation of dealerships. Our firm advises dealers in tax and estate planning, and successor dealer planning, which includes creating appropriate buy/sell agreements for shareholders. We prepare customized documents for sales and employment-related issues and represent dealers in employment disputes as well as in litigation with consumers.