Wholesale & Retail Distribution

Ensure your company’s dealer sales and distribution system has sound legal advice in full supply. 

Today’s global economy opens up new channels—and growing opportunity—for businesses seeking to expand the sales of their products and services into new markets across the United States and internationally. At the same time, companies must balance these opportunities with the need to maximize profit, compete for top sales talent and mitigate unauthorized sales of their products on the Internet by third parties.

From mid-sized, Midwest-based manufacturing companies to Fortune 500 organizations and franchises with global brand recognition, businesses seeking to maximize these opportunities and respond swiftly to the challenges rely on the experienced attorney team at Gray Plant Mooty to help them achieve their business objectives. 

We represent entrepreneurial ventures, growing manufacturing companies and some of the nation’s most recognized brands and franchises seeking to develop and manage sales, distribution and pricing systems.

We are trusted advisors to companies and their in-house counsel doing business in the U.S. and internationally in such industries as:

  • Agribusiness
  • Equipment and other manufactured hard goods
  • Food and beverage
  • Franchising
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Software and technology
  • Transportation and logistics

Of course, when it comes to advising companies with their distribution and supply chain needs, not all attorneys are created equal. Clients particularly benefit from Gray Plant Mooty’s deep and substantive experience navigating the special nuances of specific regulations from one state to another—detailed industry-specific knowledge that most general business lawyers simply don’t have.

Whether your company faces new opportunities or vexing challenges relating to sales, distribution and supply chain strategies, contact us today to learn how our deep legal experience can help you achieve your business goals.


Gray Plant Mooty’s attorneys advise businesses with all facets of their distribution and supply chain. We regularly work with companies at the front end of establishing a distribution program and pricing programs, while ensuring regulatory compliance for more mature supply chain operations. And, when disputes arise, our experienced litigators provide swift, proactive counsel to help you achieve your goals and with the least disruption to your business operations.

Businesses turn to our attorney team for guidance on:

  • Drafting contracts for distribution programs
  • Antitrust counseling related to pricing programs for dealers and distribution Collusion issues arising under the Sherman Act and foreign competition laws
  • Dealer, distributor, and sales representative lawsuits
  • Termination of dealer agreements
  • Termination of sales representatives
  • Resale controls and territory restrictions
  • Minimum advertised price (MAP) policies

Contact us today to learn more about how our extensive experience can support your company’s sales, distribution and supply chain objectives.

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