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Doug Luther

Doug Luther

Trusted Counsel to Franchisees and Emerging Franchisors
  • Business Law, Real Estate Law
  • California
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Founded by Doug Luther, a top California lawyer, Luther Firm, PC, was built to solve legal issues for franchisees and emerging franchisors. If you are a franchisee and in need of a legal review of a franchise opportunity and someone to negotiate the related agreements, we can help you. If you are a franchisor or would like to become one, we can guide through that process and prepare the necessary disclosures, filings and registration. If you’re in a dispute, we will negotiate, litigate and resolve the matter by settlement or trial to achieve your objectives.

We provide both dispute representation and agreement services for our clients, including the following:

-Franchise Legal Review
-Review and Negotiation of Franchise Contracts
-Lease Review and Negotiation
-Business Formation
-Purchase and Sale of Business
-Acquisition and Investment due diligence
-General Counsel Services
-Franchise Your Business

-Breach of Contract
-Fraud and Unfair Trade Practices
-Leasing and Real Estate
-Supplier restrictions
-Termination and Non-renewal
-Franchise Encroachment

We have deep experience in every aspect of franchising and the legal problems franchisees and franchisors face. Let us take care of your legal issues so you can focus on running your business.

Practice Areas
    Business Law
    Business Contracts, Business Dissolution, Business Formation, Business Litigation, Franchising, Mergers & Acquisitions, Partnership & Shareholder Disputes
    Real Estate Law
    Commercial Real Estate
  • Free Consultation
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • Contingent Fees
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
State Bar of California
ID Number: 280550
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UCLA School of Law
J.D. (2011) | Business Law and Policy Specialization
Honors: Dean's Scholar
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Southern California Rising Stars
Super Lawyers
Legal Eagle
Franchise Times
Southern California Rising Stars
Super Lawyers
Legal Eagle
Franchise Times
Professional Associations
California Lawyers Association, Franchise Law Committee
Chair, Vice-Chair and Case Reporter
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Orange County Bar Association
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Association of Corporate Counsel
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Association of Business Trial Lawyers
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Articles & Publications
Franchise Deskbook: Selected State Laws, Commentary and Annotations, Third Edition
American Bar Association
Speaking Engagements
AB 5: The Codification of the ABC Test – A Franchising Perspective
California Lawyers Association
Independent Contractor or Employee? – Current State of the Ever-Changing Law and Its Impact on Franchising, American Bar Association's Forum on Franchising
American Bar Association
Websites & Blogs
Firm Website
Contact & Map
Luther Firm, PC
4685 MacArthur Court
Suite 440
Newport Beach, CA 92660
Telephone: (949) 649-4241
Monday: 8 AM - 6 PM (Today)
Tuesday: 8 AM - 6 PM
Wednesday: 8 AM - 6 PM
Thursday: 8 AM - 6 PM
Friday: 8 AM - 6 PM
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed
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