Jiffy Lube Franchisee Heartland Automotive
Coldwell, Deborah S.
, Peck, Ian T.
, Phelan, Robin E.
Services: Bankruptcy and Business Restructuring
, Franchise and Distribution
, Restructuring, Workouts, and Recapitalizations
, Energy and Petrochemical Industry
, Retail and Restaurant Companies
, Bankruptcy and Insolvency Litigation
Represented Jiffy Lube International, Inc. in the Chapter 11 proceedings of its largest franchisee, Heartland Automotive Holdings, Inc., in Fort Worth, Texas. The debtor operates over 400 franchised Jiffy Lube service centers across the nation, raising complex issues regarding franchise agreements, non-residential real property leases, and franchisee relations.