cardealerphotowebFor decades, McCrosson and Associate attorneys have represented dealer groups and individual dealerships throughout Indiana.  As local counsel, we have extended this representation nationally while as outsourced general counsel, we have helped multiple groups extend their business out of state.  Our automotive presence extends from representation of dealers before federal and state regulatory and administrative boards, to franchising issues, labor/employment and benefit issues, state and federal trial/appellate advocacy, creditor right disputes in the context of bankruptcies, in addition to dealer operational, working capital, floor plan and merger and acquisition issues.   We encourage any deal group or dealership to contact us regarding their particular issue.     Our particular areas of representation include:

Regulatory Representation:

  • Consumer defense and financing issues
  • Lender relations and financing issues
  • EEOC, Attorney General, Bureau of Motor Vehicle, Secretary of State inquiries
  • Consumer financing issues, Fair Credit Reporting act and Truth in Lending inquiries
  • Zoning, variance and development inquiries. 

Employment Representation:

  • State and Federal Wage and Hour laws including class action defense
  • Employee handbook issues
  • Discrimination claims
  • American with Disabilities Act

Franchising Issues:

  • The negotiation of franchising agreements;
  • Facilities issues,
  • Performance standards
  • Terminations
  • Purchase and sale of dealership

Operational Issues:

  • Entity design, governance and membership negotiations and agreements
  • Floor plan negations
  • Financing and working capital issues
  • Receivable solutions
  • Vendor issues

Expansion, Mergers and Acquisitions

Auto Industry Friends