Practice Areas

Franchise Law

CBL has the knowledge and experience to assist both franchisors and franchisees in navigating the complex laws, regulations, and agreements that govern the franchise relationship.  CBL assists franchisors in: structuring their franchise system, preparing their franchise disclosure documents and agreements so that they are specifically tailored to their businesses, training franchise sales departments, avoiding and [..]

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Contracts

Contracts are the foundation of business.  They set forth the expectations of the parties regarding the business relationship and the rights of the parties in the event of a dispute.  Depending on the particular transaction, particular terms may need to be included or excluded to properly accomplish the parties’ goals, comply with applicable laws and [..]

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General Business

CBL provides its clients with legal services throughout every business season.  From the contracts necessary to begin a new business venture to trial representation through the storm of litigation, CBL provides its clients, large and small, with solutions to their business issues, simple and complex.  CBL assists its clients in successfully planning, negotiating and structuring [..]

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Trademark Law

CBL is pleased to provide assistance to its clients with trademark applications and renewals and with trademark litigation.  Please contact CBL if you need assistance with a trademark issue.

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Commercial Leases

One of the primary expenditures in many businesses is the business’ commercial lease.  These agreements are often long-term, and issues under the lease can have a significant impact on the business operations.  CBL is pleased to assist its clients in preparing, evaluating, revising, negotiating, and re-negotiating their commercial leases. Please Contact Us if you need assistance [..]

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Employment Law

Often, a business’ relationship with its employees is a major component of its success. CBL is pleased to assist its clients in: preparing, negotiating and enforcing employment agreements, preparing, negotiating, and enforcing non-competition and non-disclosure agreements, preparing employment handbooks and policy manuals, labor and employment compliance counseling and training, and, in the event of an [..]

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