Franchise Lawyers in Buffalo, NY

Franchises come with a unique mix of legal obstacles, obligations, and benefits. For issues that include licensing, distribution, employment matters, tax matters, compliance, dispute resolution, contracting, and more, both franchisees and franchisors benefit greatly from legal counsel that has an intimate understanding of the distinct business operations of franchises. Lipsitz Green Scime Cambria's franchise attorneys, based in Buffalo, NY, bring decades of experience with franchise law to clients on both sides of the franchise relationship.

Understanding the unique issues franchisees and franchisors face

Lipsitz Green represents a wide variety of businesses impacted by franchise law, including automobile dealerships, restaurants, hotels, retailers, major sports teams, and more. The firm’s resourceful franchise lawyers go out of their way to understand every aspect of a client’s business and provide practical, preventive counsel on all matters pertaining to franchise law.

Partnering in franchise clients' success

The attorneys at Lipsitz Green are highly focused on assisting franchise businesses with effective management, preventing or reducing disputes and litigation, and maximizing positive franchisor relationships and the business's bottom line. Our franchise attorneys possess a keen understanding of both sides of relevant issues and can provide exemplary counsel to clients with franchises in a range of industries. 

Named to Super Lawyers for Business and Corporate law, the firm’s attorneys are proud have the respect of peers and clients and to represent some of the highest-profile companies in Western New York and beyond.

For sound legal representation that makes good business sense, contact the franchise lawyers at Lipsitz Green Scime Cambria.

The Best Lawyers

The Best Lawyers in America
Seventeen attorneys from Lipsitz Green Scime Cambria named to Best Lawyers in America across twenty-four areas of practice including Corporate Law

U.S. News/Best Lawyers Best Law Firms
Lipsitz Green Scime Cambria named to U.S. News/Best Lawyers "Best Law Firms" for Corporate Law

Super Lawyers
Twenty-one attorneys from Lipsitz Green Scime Cambria named to New York Super Lawyers, Upstate Edition across several areas of practice including Business & Corporate

Who's who

Who's Who in Law
Twenty-four attorneys from Lipsitz Green Scime Cambria named to Business First/Buffalo Law Journal's Who's Who in Law across several areas of practice including Corporate Law

Lexis Nexis

Martindale-Hubbell AV® Rating
Several Lipsitz Green Scime Cambria attorneys received AV Peer Review Rating to signify highest recognition in legal ability and professional ethics


Michael Schiavone Senior Partner 716 844 3500
Matthew B. Morey Partner 716 849 1333, ext. 509
Micelle M. Ragusa Associate 716 849 1333, ext. 485
Joseph J. Gumkowski Of Counsel 716 849 1333, ext. 318