Burkhalter Kessler Clement & George LLP (BKCG) provides highly experienced counsel and representation to auto dealers throughout California. We have obtained outstanding results for our dealer clients in dealer vs. manufacturer and dealer vs. dealer litigation. We are also recognized for our successes before the New Motor Vehicle Board in dealer relocations, add points and termination protests.
Our attorneys are the only ones in California to win multiple jury trials against manufacturers awarding multi-million dollar verdicts for our dealer clients. These include a $3.1 million jury verdict against Nissan, and a $5.4 million jury verdict against AM General (Hummer).
We also act in a transactional advisory role on behalf of dealerships across the state, helping clients buy and sell dealerships and dealership real estate. The vast majority of our practice within auto dealership law and car dealer defense is composed of representing clients in the following matters:
- Add point protests
- Dealer vs. dealer litigation
- Dealership buy-sell transactions
- Dealership employment law issues
- Dealership real estate transactions
- Executive compensation programs
- Facility improvement requests
- Manufacturer and dealer disputes
- Relocation protests
- Termination protests
Providing Strategic Defense To Dealers Facing Consumer Claims
BKCG also provides strategic consumer defense in matters related to California "Lemon Law," Consumers Legal Remedies Act (CLRA) claims, the "single document" rule under the Automobile Sales Finance Act (AFSA), the Truth in Lending Act (TILA) and other car dealership laws and regulations.
If you have a legal concern related to the purchase, sale or lease of a vehicle from an auto dealership in California, do not hesitate to consult our Orange County law firm. BKCG's lawyers stand ready to advocate for you.
To arrange a consultation about any facet of auto dealership law, call 949-975-7500 or contact BKCG's Irvine office online. We take pride in our level of service and commitment to personalized representation.