Franchise and Dealership


Reeder McCreary professionals successfully represent clients in a wide variety of national and international dealership/franchise litigation and transactional matters.  Reeder McCreary professionals understand the importance and system wide concerns raised by dealership/franchise issues that make these “must win” situations.

Reeder McCreary professionals provide general counsel and transactional services in this complicated field.  Reeder McCreary professionals has represented clients in system wide negotiations with franchisee associations resulting in the successful establishment of a uniform system-wide franchise agreement.

Reeder McCreary professionals provide Franchise Agreements and associated documents, counsel on system wide and individual franchise situations, and establish unique workout solutions for troubled franchises. Reeder McCreary professionals  also manage and enforce trademark portfolios for franchise clients. 

Chris is national counsel to an international franchisor and has successfully established its rights under the Franchise Agreement against various franchisees seeking to depart the franchise system resulting in injunctions and monetary judgments in numerous jurisdictions. 

Representing another national franchisor/distributor, Chris and Reeder McCreary professionals defeated an association of franchisees/distributors, enforced the client's rights to impose a variety of charges on the network, and obtained an outright dismissal of the association's claims.

Chris and Reeder McCreary professionals also successfully represented an automobile dealership in litigation over the sale of a $30 million dealership. 

Chris and Reeder McCreary professionals also successfully closed several franchise acquisitions for a national franchisor.

Full Service Business, Trial & Litigation Firm

Reeder McCreary, LLP is a full service business, trial, and litigation firm. Reeder McCreary Professionals deliver winning results in cases ranging from bet-the-company litigation to general business disputes. Chris Reeder also acts as general counsel to several companies and high net worth individuals.