If you are an existing franchisor or franchisee – or are considering becoming one of them, we can help.

Unlike many franchise law firms, we take a balanced approach by representing both franchisees and franchisors (not of the same system of course). By knowing both sides, we are better able to help our clients navigate difficult issues. We have a deep understanding of the relationship dynamics that underpin all franchise systems. Many of our partners have held senior leadership positions for national franchise brands and some were franchisees themselves.  That experience has proven invaluable in advocating on behalf of clients.  We know franchising and we can help.

FDD Disclosure System

Check out our custom designed cloud-based software to streamline the franchise sales and compliance system for franchisors. The system enables franchisors to send a link through email that takes candidates to a custom map with a simple red/green interface allowing the candidates to download the correct FDD approved in specific states.

Latest Resources & Blogs

1 August 2020

The Lifecycle of a Franchise System

Franchising is a get-rich-slow, exponential growth strategy. It takes some time to take root and the first few years require patience and investment. You are setting your business up for...

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3 Aug 2020

Three Ways Franchisors Should Pivot Right Now

This article was written by Harold Kestenbaum for BeTheBoss.com. Despite what you might think, now...

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17 Jul 2020

1851 Recognizes Tom Spadea with Franchise Legal Players Award

For the fourth consecutive year, Tom Spadea made 1851’s Top Franchise Legal Players Award....

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13 Jul 2020

Tom Spadea’s Articles Featured in Franchise Dictionary Magazine

Tom Spadea writes a monthly article for Franchise Dictionary Magazine, which is a digital...

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29 Jun 2020

How to Prepare for Franchisee Bankruptcies During COVID-19 (Franchise Times)

The COVID-19 pandemic has caused financial struggles for many franchise systems, including IHOP, Pizza...

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