Franchising, Distribution and Licensing Services

Business owners and entrepreneurs who have an interest in expanding their operations domestically or globally through franchising or licensing seek the experience and guidance from Palmieri Tyler’s Franchise Practice Group.

Our attorneys regularly assist franchisors in structuring their franchise systems, ensuring compliance with state and federal rules, preparing and updating franchise disclosure documents, and registering them in states where needed. We also assist our clients in expanding their franchise programs internationally.

Our attorneys also advise franchisees planning  to invest in a franchised business. We additionally counsel  clients with licensing and distribution needs. We routinely advise clients in the sale of franchise companies and have significant experience in reviewing and drafting leases and purchase and sale agreements for franchise systems. We counsel clients in investigations and enforcement actions by state and federal regulatory authorities and represent franchisors in connection with franchise litigation, mediation and arbitration matters.  

Our aim is to understand our clients' businesses, level of risk and business goals in order to create a sustainable franchise system.  

The firm has experience in the following franchised industries:

  • Beauty
  • Childcare
  • Health & Fitness
  • Healthcare
  • Insurance
  • Tax
  • Janitorial
  • Restaurants
  • Retail