Cyruli Shanks

Automotive Law


Cyruli Shanks can deploy its extensive knowledge of all franchise issues and litigation including termination disputes, government/regulatory actions, compliance, and investigations, disputes with finance sources, lemon law, contractual disputes and general litigation involving vendors, partnerships, landlords, dealer arbitration, dealer fraud, consumer fraud, and consumer issues. On the transactional side, we have advised and represented major east coast dealerships in buy/sell agreements, real estate transactions, financing issues, partnership agreements, and general franchise issues. We are experienced automotive attorneys who have a strong working knowledge of the complex New York and Federal dealer laws and motor vehicle laws in general. Cyruli Shanks’ team of experienced automotive attorneys are second to none.


The laws facing automotive dealers are niche specific and known by few. Cyruli Shanks’ team of experienced automotive lawyers have vast experience representing dealers in all types of disputes. Our lawyers have represented clients in cases involving terminations, add-points, facility upgrades, warranty charge-backs, and a variety of civil actions brought in multiple venues, including New York State Courts, Federal Courts, and arbitration forums by manufacturers and customers.

Our lawyers and business litigation attorneys have used our vast experience to defend clients who operate GM, Audi, Maserati, Mitsubishi, Kia, Nissan, Honda, Toyota, Hyundai, Ford, Chrysler, Volvo, Volkswagen, Jaguar, Land Rover, Mercedes, and Porsche dealerships.


As experienced automotive lawyers, we also represent dealers in accusations raised by the New York State Attorney General, Department of Motor Vehicles, and New York City Department of Consumer Affairs, as well as other civil and administrative matters.

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