Business Formation

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Business Entity Incorporations

While forming a corporation or limited liability company is a relatively straightforward administrative task, the choice made by business owners as to the proper entity form (or whether to form a legal entity at all) is an important and potentially complex one.
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Consulting

The Pritchett Law Firm enables its clients to wisely decide what is in the best interest of their companies, by taking into consideration all the legal and financial ramifications of their decisions.

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The decision regarding the best or most appropriate entity structure for a particular business is an important one.


Business Contracts

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Everyday in the business world millions of contracts are drafted, reviewed and negotiated by parties. These contracts may appear reasonable when initially read by a non-lawyer.

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Analysis

However, when reviewed by experienced counsel these contracts often reveal significant areas that can be improved by advanced contractual negotiations and modifications.

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Draft & Review

We at The Pritchett Law Firm provide our clients with experienced contractual drafting, draft review and modification and contractual term negotiations.

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Negotiate & Win

Our contractual services save our clients, time, energy and money, in addition to protecting their long term interests – because “an ounce of prevention is always worth a pound of cure.”


Sports Consulting

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The Pritchett Law Firm has established itself in the sports industry as the premier legal consultant of countless off the field business ventures of various athletes. We are not agent or financial advisors, rather, we work in tandem with the sports industry’s elite agents and financial planners in effectively creating and protecting their client’s various business ventures.

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Negotiation

We assist in the negotiation of sponsorships and advertisements that promote our client’s careers during and long after they have “hung up their spikes.”

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Future Well Being

Whether through additional business ventures or the perseverance of their current sports careers, The Pritchett Law Firm strives to place its clients in the best possible position for their future well being.


Mergers & Acquisitions

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Selling, purchasing, merging a business – these are major decisions with major consequences.We at The Pritchett Law Firm help structure deals, arrange financing, negotiate agreements and manage risk. Our knowledge and experience has benefited clients in mergers, acquisitions and sales of various types. We advise clients as to their rights, obligations, and potential liabilities under each business agreement. We negotiate, draft, and review all agreements related to your business transactions. We will work with you and your team to provide the requisite and insightful counsel necessary to ensure that your interests are fully protected and that the transaction meets your business objectives. Specific matters include:

  • mergers, both negotiated and contested
  • acquisitions
  • asset sales and purchases
  • stock sales and purchases
  • tender and exchange offers
  • leveraged buyouts
  • joint ventures
  • proxy contests
  • anti-takeover strategies
  • The formation, expansion through acquisitions and joint ventures, and divestiture of franchise system;
  • Guidance on marketing and distribution agreements;
  • Franchise sales law compliance, including franchise registration and state and federal disclosure requirements and monitoring of legislative and judicial developments; and
  • Enforcement of franchisee contract requirements, including maintenance of quality standards, reporting duties, and restrictive covenants.

The Pritchett Law Firm, strives to help first time time franchise investors understand and make better use of the mandatory disclosures contained in the Franchise Disclosure Document (“FDD”) and seek reasonable concessions before purchasing a franchise.


We also assist with:

  • Obtaining and analyzing comparative financial and qualitative data from the franchisor’s competitors;
  • Making sense of and analyzing the mandatory disclosures contained in the FDD, including litigation disclosures;
  • Developing questions to ask the franchisor’s representatives and current and former franchisees during the due diligence process; and
  • Identifying troubling provisions in the franchise agreement and spotting omissions that limit franchisees’ rights, and then proposing and negotiating changes to the franchise agreement.