Get Help from a Franchise Lawyer in MD

If you’re a business owner, you oversee everything from marketing to accounting to customer service, and you face several legal responsibilities. Between state and federal laws, it can be difficult to keep track of every code and regulation.

Private individuals face legal challenges in their daily lives as well. Mismanaged finances or an unexpected injury can throw your carefully laid plans off course. 

Instead of facing these challenges on your own, consult with an experienced law firm. The Law Offices of Harry M. Rifkin is familiar with the licensing, bankruptcy, and personal injury laws of MD. Whatever your situation in life, our bankruptcy, personal injury, and franchise lawyer is a great addition to your resources.

​Mr. Rifkin has over thirty years of experience representing franchisors and franchisees in litigation and arbitration and in advising potential franchisees about the legal risks and their legal rights under various Franchise Disclosure Documents and Franchise Agreements.  He has also drafted Franchise Disclosure Documents for registration for numerous franchisors.  His franchise practice is primarily in Maryland but he has handled franchise matters throughout the United States.  Some of his franchise cases have attracted national attention.  He is the former chair of the Maryland State Bar Association Franchise and Distribution Law Committee and is a long time member of the ABA’s Forum on Franchising.

We Help Businesses and Individuals
Our founder and principal, Harry M. Rifkin, has practiced law since 1982. Whether you’re starting a business, buying a franchise, having trouble with your existing franchised business, filing for bankruptcy, or making a personal injury claim, he can offer the support and guidance you need.

If you need to speak to a lawyer regarding a matter in any of these legal areas, let our team know:

  • Simple wills
  • Business
  • Real property documents
  • Collections
  • DUI and DWI
  • Employee litigation
  • Construction litigation
  • Personal injury
  • Bankruptcy
  • Franchise litigation

When it comes to your health, your livelihood, and your future, it’s important to fight for what you deserve. Count on our legal team to work aggressively to secure you the best possible outcome. As your legal counsel, we’ll help you find the right course of action.

​Mr. Rifkin has represented creditors and debtors in bankruptcy in the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Maryland.  He has handled Objections to Discharge and other litigation on behalf of creditors and debtors.  When appropriate, he has filed bankruptcy petitions under  Chapter 7 and Chapter 11 of the Bankruptcy and has represented the debtors in the bankruptcies.

Allow Us to Get Started
If you’re ready to speak with our franchise, business, bankruptcy, personal injury lawyer or need a will or a deed or need to buy or sell a business, don’t hesitate to schedule a consultation. The sooner you get in touch, the sooner we can evaluate the situation and start planning a path forward. Reach out to our office in Baltimore, MD by calling us at 410-779-9199. You may also visit our contact page to send us a message electronically.

Our practice encompasses the entire State of Maryland.

The Franchise practice encompasses arbitrations throughout the United States.

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