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

11 February 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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5 Feb 2020

Tom Spadea’s Article Featured in February Issue of Franchise Dictionary Magazine

Tom Spadea’s article “Franchise Resales” was featured in the February issue of The Franchise...

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13 Jan 2020

Tom Spadea’s Article Featured in January Issue of Franchise Dictionary Magazine

Tom Spadea’s article “Legalese: Health Check” was featured in the January issue of The...

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20 Dec 2019

“What Should Franchises Look for in a Law Firm?”: Spadea Lignana Featured in Entrepreneur

As a franchisee or franchisor, acquiring good representation matters. But how can you determine...

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25 Oct 2019

Spadea Lignana Named “Top Franchise Supplier” by Entrepreneur

Entrepreneur‘s Top Franchise Supplier list seeks to recognize franchise suppliers that do their best...

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If you’re not sure where to start, we can help! Start by reaching out to our experienced team of franchise lawyers for a free consultation.