Senior Attorney
West Coast Franchise Law
Seattle, WA US
Posted ago
West Coast Franchise Law

If you have experience running deals and leading clients, this is a great opportunity. We are not looking to work with someone on a task-by-task basis. We need an attorney with enough experience or confidence to take ownership of a case, do the right research, deliver written or oral advice to partners and clients, and help clients truly understand their options and make sound strategic business decisions. We need someone who can help clients by collaborating with them and taking the long-term, big-picture view of deals that clients value.

Responsibilities

  • Reviewing and negotiating all documents with respect to business and commercial real estate sales, acquisitions, and leases and amendments, representing clients in purchases and leasing of commercial properties and business opportunities.
  • Reviewing, drafting, and negotiating leases and contracts.
  • Drafting, reviewing, and negotiating letters of intent, memoranda of understanding, and agreements for the purchase of franchised businesses and leases.
  • Review and provide advice to prospective franchisees regarding Franchise Disclosure Documents.
  • Review and negotiate Franchise Agreements, Multi-unit Franchise Agreements, Area Development Agreements, and Master Franchise Agreements.
  • Advice on and draft partnership agreements, buy-sell agreements, operating agreements, and bylaws.

Qualifications

  • Providing feedback and insight on case direction, caseload, and utilization of staff to partners.
  • Reviewing and negotiating all documents with respect to business and commercial real estate sales, acquisitions, and leases and amendments, representing clients in purchases and leasing of commercial properties and business opportunities.
  • Interpreting leases and contracts.
  • Drafting, reviewing, and negotiating letters of intent, memoranda of understanding, and agreements for the purchase of franchised businesses and leases.
  • Review and provide advice to prospective franchisees regarding Franchise Disclosure Documents.
  • Review and negotiate Franchise Agreements, Multi-unit Franchise Agreements, Area Development Agreements, and Master Franchise Agreements.
  • Advise on and draft partnership agreements, buy-sell agreements, operating agreements and bylaws.
  • Helping associates and paralegals learn and grow while assisting you.

Compensation
$100,000-$140,000 yearly
About West Coast Franchise Law

We get hired because we take time to listen to clients' needs, concerns and goals and we understand their businesses. We take a collaborative approach with our clients, opposing counsel, our staff, and our vendors. Our clients are typically looking for multi-unit franchise opportunities and need our assistance with purchasing or selling franchised businesses, real estate sales, and acquisitions, leasing, development, title work, reviewing franchise documents, negotiating complex multi-year deals with franchisors, and counseling on and writing up partnership agreements.


Our firm’s culture values everyone’s personal lives and commitments. We rarely work nights or weekends and we encourage our employees to take their vacation time off. We all do pro bono and volunteer work and we fully support anyone who wishes to take it on.

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