Spadea Lignana Named #2 Franchise Legal Service Provider by Entrepreneur

Entrepreneur Top Supplier in 2020 Spadea Lignana is proud to announce that we have been named as the #2 legal services provider by Entrepreneur Magazine as part of their annual list of “Best in Service: The Top 105 Suppliers in Franchising.” The list is published in the magazine’s September 2020 issue and also available here.

“We’re thrilled, humbled and excited to be recognized as a top firm, as voted by our franchisor clients,” said Tom Spadea.  “Our team has worked tirelessly over the last year to help our clients through these unprecedented times, and to be rewarded and recognized by those who know us best, our clients, is the highest honor we can ever get.  It’s really all about the team of attorneys, paralegals and supporting cast in our firm that made this happen through the caring, diligence and excellence they bring every single day.”

Over 700 franchisors, from startups to Franchise 500® brands, were surveyed to determine the annual ranking. Suppliers were scored on client satisfaction with quality, cost, and value of each supplier’s services. Top suppliers were chosen in the following categories:

  1. Legal Services
  2. Franchise Consulting/Development
  3. Accounting
  4. Merchant Services
  5. Franchise Brokers/Referral Networks
  6. Marketing
  7. Banking/Financing
  8. Other Technology Services
  9. Public Relations
  10. Real Estate Services

About Spadea Lignana

Flat Fee Franchisor Legal Support Spadea Lignana is an elite franchise law firm with decades of experience serving hundreds of franchisor clients nationwide. The firm’s primary focus is providing real world solutions with a constant consideration for a return on investment for each legal dollar spent. The firm takes a long-term approach with their legal advice, trying to help clients build a franchise system that will create generational wealth for their owners. Most of the attorneys have worked directly in franchising as executives of national brands and some as franchisees themselves. This omnichannel vision and unique perspective enables the firm to provide grounded, practical and relevant legal advice. Spadea Lignana has pioneered unlimited legal work via flat monthly pricing for franchisors instead of hourly billing.  This “CORE” program takes care of most of the transactional legal needs of being a franchisor such as updating their FDD, state registrations, franchise & multi-unit agreements and much more. The firm has a shared goal with their clients, helping them WIN the franchise game.