A Top Tier Franchise Law Firm

Carmen D. Caruso has earned a reputation as a top trial lawyer in franchise and dealership cases nationwide. 

Reputation matters.  Carmen and his team have obtained successful results for clients in every type of case that can arise in a franchising or dealership relationship.  Opposing counsel and their clients know Carmen will not allow his clients to settle for anything less than what they deserve.   

Carmen most often represents individual and multi-unit franchisees; dealers or their independent associations in major brands; or start-ups in litigation, arbitration, business counselling, and negotiations intended to avoid litigation or arbitration. 

He understands both sides of the issues that arise in franchising and dealership cases.  Carmen entered the field of franchise law by defending some of America’s top franchisors in court and has served as outside general counsel to an international retailing franchisor whose company was among the Franchise Times “Top 200.”    

Carmen’s franchise matters have touched many areas of the law. This Franchise Law Experience section describes what he and his team have done for franchisees and franchisors nationwide. For further detail on his work in

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