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Franchise Legal Support, under the direction of lead attorney David Scott Levaton, Esq., is a Los Angeles law firm devoted to franchisees in all aspects and stages of operation.

Mr. Levaton is one of the nation’s leading franchise attorneys and has been representing franchisees and franchisee associations for nearly 30 years; his family has been in franchising for more than 45 years.

Clients who come to Franchise Legal Support can expect:

  • Service backed by more than 30 years of experience
  • Free consultations
  • Personalized one-on-one attention
  • Understanding and knowledge on a wide range of franchise law matters

Mr. Levaton obtained his undergraduate business degree from the University of Southern California (USC), and his JD Law Degree from Southwestern University. He also holds a postgraduate Law Degree from Pepperdine University’s Straus Institute for Dispute Resolution. He has additionally done course work through Harvard University's Program on Negotiation.

As a leading authority on franchise law, Mr. Levaton is Chair of the Franchise Law Committee for the California State Bar. He also helped draft California Assembly Bill 1782 on tradeshow exceptions and California Assembly Bill 2637 on negotiated sales. Mr. Levaton also served on the Board of the Southern California Mediation Association (SCMA) and is Director of the SCMA Mediation Mentorship program.

His experience and training in franchisee law, negotiation and dispute resolution has provided him the skill set to be an exceptional advocate, problem solver and negotiator.

Mr. Levaton brings a unique perspective to franchise legal matters. In addition to being a California franchise attorney, he owned and operated a multi-unit franchise operation for 15 years. David’s experiences in franchise operations and expertise in franchise law provide his clients with exceptionally well rounded counsel, insuring his clients have all the information necessary to make sound legal and business decisions, for their success today and in years to come.

To learn how Frianchise Legal Support can help, contact Attorney David Levaton today.