Health & Fitness

Health & Fitness

With more than 30 years of experience in the fitness industry, including experience as both owner of health clubs and founder of a technology fitness company (Intelametrix). And, having represented some of the biggest players in the field, 24-Hour Fitness and Planet Fitness, he can handle any business legal problems you may face. His experiences have shown him both sides of the equation, for both established traditional fitness companies and startups.

Joseph can offer a wide range of advice on policies, day-to-day business issues, employment, leasing, transactional matters and consulting services, including management of risk programs and litigation. GLC represents health and fitness clubs, equipment manufacturers, vendors and other wellness companies in a wide range of legal matters, including:

  • Entity formation and corporate management
  • Lease drafting, review and negotiation
  • Membership agreements
  • Personal trainer agreements
  • Corporate sales agreements
  • Health plan partnership agreements
  • Health club management agreements
  • Buy/sell agreements
  • Closure issues and transfer of member agreements
  • Sponsorship and marketing agreements
  • Trade out policies and forms
  • Franchisee/franchiser issues
  • Health club waivers and releases
  • Hold harmless and indemnity agreements
  • Day to day vendor agreements
  • Employment policies and procedures
  • Wage and hour issues unique to the fitness industry
  • Pre-litigation employment disputes or issues
  • Independent contractor agreements
  • Day care risk assessment and licensing issues
  • State regulations such as the health studio act
  • Advice on marketing, sales, promotions and related disclaimers
  • Employee training on various legal subjects, employment, sales and marketing, etc.
  • Management or review of insurance/risk programs
  • Advice and management for litigated matters

Let Joseph help put your business on the right track with his entrepreneurial spirit and legal knowledge. Call the office to set up a consultation today.

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