Commercial and Franchise Representation

The Minnesota law firm of Nolan, Thompson & Leighton has decades of experience in representing small and medium size businesses in both transactional and litigation matters.  We counsel and assist clients in the buying and selling of businesses and commercial real estate.  We counsel our commercial clients and trade associations in a variety of business matters.  Our goal is to assist clients in avoiding legal pitfalls in business dealings and to provide thoughtful but aggressive legal representation when required.

The attorneys at Nolan, Thompson & Leighton, PLC will make sure that you receive excellent personalized legal service regardless of the issue that you are facing. We offer free consultations to all of our clients, which are completely confidential. Call now at 952-405-7171 or fill out our contact form.

  • The firm has a national reputation in the area of petroleum marketing, and has represented franchisees in a wide variety of matters from business transactions to litigation to the passage of legislation.
  • The representation has included significant awards in commercial condemnation cases and other commercial litigation.
  • Franchisee representation has occurred not only in Minnesota, but in various states from coast to coast.  As a result of this representation, the firm has presented numerous continuing legal education seminars on franchise and petroleum franchising topics.
  • The firm has authored and successfully lobbied for the passage of the federal petroleum marketing practices acts and its amendments, provisions of the Minnesota Franchise law, and provisions in Minnesota franchise regulations, as well as other statutes designed to protect the rights of small and medium businesses.
  • Mr. Nolan has been voted a “Top 40″ Commercial Litigator

We look for the best solutions for you and your business.  We strive to be thoughtful in our analysis and in presenting the options available, but we are unafraid to be aggressive when litigation is the only alternative available to our business clients.  Experienced representation at a reasonable cost is a goal we continuously strive to achieve.

If you have any questions or if you wish to discuss this case further, please do not hesitate to contact us at 952-405-7171.