What We Do
We focus our core values of Accessibility, Efficiency, and Dependability to assist business owners achieve prosperity and security in a fast pace, challenging world economy. Our three primary practice areas include:
Franchising your business model is an exciting way to grow. We represent both franchisees and franchisors in building a successful system.
International Trade Law
Your business will eventually grow beyond these borders. Reidel Law Firm’s experience and resources around the globe can help you expand successfully.
Business Law is in our blood. We have a passion for helping businesses and their owners expand and reach their potential. Let us help build and protect your business.
How We Help
Just a few of the ways we help our clients everyday:
Meet the Team
In my free time I am an avid outdoorsman and also enjoy amateur fencing and chess.
Andre graduated magna cum laude from the University of San Diego School of Law, earned his M.A. from the Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies.
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