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Business and Franchise Services

We help businesses and franchises plan, execute, and

problem-solve through the full business life cycle including litigation and dispute resolution. 


Dye Culik Business and Corporate Law

Business Law


We help NC business owners safeguard their bottom line, business health, and business longevity. We will represent you in business disputes, litigation, and negotiation of deals and contracts.  

Dye Culik Franchise Law

Franchise Law


If you are considering purchasing a franchise or already own a franchise, we can help you protect yourself and your investment by advising you on the potential legal issues, obligations, and benefits.  

Dye Culik Business Litigation
Dye Culik Mergers and Acquisitions

Mergers and Acquisitions


We represent buyers or sellers

in all aspects of mergers and acquisitions. We're experienced in making deals and helping clients get to the closing table with

the best deal possible with

the least amount of risk.

Dye Culik In House Counsel
Dye Culik Business Organization

Business Organization

and Start-Up


We know the decision to organize, start, or reorganize a business requires significant resources and planning. We help set up and organize your North Carolina business up to succeed.

Business Litigation

Business Disputes


If your business has been sued or you are experiencing a contract dispute with a client, employee, vendor, or franchisor we bring the experience to advocate strongly for you and your business. 

In-House Counsel



You have worked hard to build your business, and our in-house counsel service will help you protect it with as needed legal services and flexible plans. 

General Business Law

Starting or Closing a Business

Formation of Corporations

Formation of LLCs

Formation of Partnerships

Choice of Business Entity

Corporate Bylaws

LLC Operating Agreements

Partnership Agreements

Mergers and Acquisitions (M&A)

Business Purchases and Sales

Asset Purchase Agreements

Stock Purchase Agreements

Buy-sell Agreements

Contract Review

Contract Negotiation

Contract Drafting and Rewriting

Business Disputes

Business Litigation

General Litigation and Disputes

Lawsuits in North Carolina District Court

Lawsuits in Superior Court

Lawsuits in Federal Court

Loans, Notes, and Security Interests

Non-Compete Agreements

Non-Disclosure Agreements

Trade Secrets

Restrictive Covenants

Executive Compensation/Equity/Stock Options

Franchise Law

Review of Franchise Disclosure Document (FDD)

Review of Franchise Agreements

Negotiation of FDDs and Franchise Agreements

Franchise Termination and Non-renewal

Disputes with Franchisors and Franchisees

Licensing Agreements

North Carolina ABC Law

North Carolina Regulations and Compliance

Breach of Fiduciary Duty

Breach of Contract

Breach of Representations and Warranties

In-house Counsel Services

Trademarks and Intellectual Property

Debt Collection

Negotiation of Business Loans

Settlement of Defaulted or Disputed Business Loans

Business Equipment Loans

Unfair and Deceptive Trade Practice Act, N.C.G.S. § 75-1.1

Unfair Business Practices

Inaccurate Credit Reporting

Fair Debt Collection Practices Act

Defense Against Lawsuits by Debt Collectors

Employment Law

HR Advice

Hiring and Firing Employees

Claims at the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC)

Wage & Hour Claims

Disputes over Payments of Commissions

We're here to help. We work with businesses, franchises, and business owners in North Carolina.





1200 E. Morehead Street

Suite 260

Charlotte, NC 28204

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