Kyle is a transactional attorney who focuses his practice on franchising, licensing, distribution, and general corporate matters. He helps clients structure their franchise programs to meet their short- and long-term goals and assists clients with purchasing and selling franchise systems through mergers and acquisitions. Kyle advises clients on federal and state franchise laws and regulations, including franchise compliance and exemption strategies. He drafts documents such as franchise agreements, franchise disclosure documents, master franchise agreements, and development agreements, and negotiates franchise-related disputes often resulting in termination agreements, release agreements, and settlement agreements. Kyle also provides companies counsel on general corporate matters, such as corporate governance, joint ventures and business organization.
Kyle maintains a particular focus in international law and regularly helps clients expand their brands to various international markets, including Canada, Europe, Latin America, Asia, Australia, and the Middle East. He also assists international companies seeking to expand their brands to the United States.
- Domestic franchise and distribution
- International franchise and distribution
- Regulatory and compliance
- Mergers and acquisitions
- Joint ventures