Top Ten Reasons Why Reps Don’t Need Lawyers


Many reps would rather get a cavity filled than think about hiring a lawyer. I will explain the top ten reasons why manufacturers’ representatives don’t need lawyers.

I Have A Handshake Deal — That’s Good Enough

“Why bother with a written agreement — I have a handshake agreement with a guy I trust.”

This is one of the best reasons not to hire a lawyer. A deal is a deal, right, even if it is not written down?

Sort of. Sometimes verbal agreements are enforceable, but often they are not — or, if they are, they are subject to shorter … Read the rest