Vinson Franchise Law Firm is a small, specialized law firm that provides high-quality franchise legal services to clients all over the United States (and in many foreign countries) — at reasonable prices. Our practice is limited to franchise law only.
The firm’s principal, Rob Vinson, has ’30 years’ experience as a lawyer, in diverse areas of practice, such as franchise law, business litigation, international transactions, mergers and acquisitions, and corporate and securities. Since 1996, he has specialized in franchise law.
We represent start-up franchisors, existing franchisors, international franchisors and master franchisees, prospective franchisees, and existing franchisees in all types of franchise transactional matters and compliance matters.
Cheryl Mullin is the founding partner of Mullin, P.C. Her practice focuses on assisting commercial clients achieve their growth objectives through franchising, joint ventures, acquisition, and private investment. She also provides intellectual property protection services to small and mid-size enterprises, business transition planning services for closely-held businesses, and commercial litigation support on business issues.
Cheryl earned her J.D. from Widener University School of Law in 1995, and her LL.M (Taxation) from Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law in 2013. She is recognized for her work in franchising by International Who’s Who of Franchise Lawyers (since 2013), Texas Super Lawyers (since 2012), and Best Lawyers in America (since 2007). Cheryl also has been recognized since 2007 by D Magazine as one of the best lawyers in Dallas, and by Franchise Times magazine since 2004 as a ‘Legal Eagle.’ Cheryl lectures frequently on corporate and franchise-related topics and is AV-rated by Martindale-Hubbell.
Drumm Law is a relationship law firm. We value our clients and treat their needs and issues as our own. We provide legal advice without the stiffness. While each of our attorneys has a suit and tie, it is our goal that you never need to see them in one.
Working with franchise systems across all industries, from those considering franchising their business to established franchise systems, Drumm Law has the knowledge and experience to handle your franchise legal needs.
Mike is an attorney with Drumm Law and our founder. He is continually recognized as a Franchise Times magazine ‘Legal Eagle’, is designated a ‘Certified Franchise Executive’ by the International Franchise Association and has received commendation from Super Lawyers. Mike attended law school at the University of Texas School of Law and the University College London. Mike obtained a BSBA in Business Management from the University of Missouri-Columbia. He is a member of the American Bar Association Forum on Franchising and serves on the Technology Committee. He is admitted to the state bars of Texas and Colorado.
At Hoffer Adler LLP, we deeply value our close relationships with our clients. Our strength is our ability to apply our expert legal knowledge to help our clients reach their business goals in a practical and cost effective manner. We are experienced franchise, commercial, IP and litigation counsel
Joseph Adler is a senior corporate and commercial lawyer who assists clients in all matters related to their operations and transactions in Canada and a registered trade-mark agent. His particular emphasis is in franchising and distribution, intellectual property law and cross-border trade. Joseph serves as legal counsel for Canadian and US (and other foreign) franchisors doing business in Canada and Canadian franchisors doing business in the US, Europe and abroad. He also acts and has acted for various multi-unit franchisees and franchisee associations as well.
Joseph has published and has been quoted in numerous articles and has spoken on various franchising topics at venues organized by the Canadian Franchise Association (CFA), the Ontario Bar Association (OBA) and the International Franchise Association (IFA). His firm has had experience with over 390 franchise systems, representing franchisors and franchisees.
Insurance Compliance Tracking
Our CTS is a “value-added” program focused on bringing your growing number of Franchisees into compliance with the insurance requirements specified in your FDD and franchise contract.
Our Service is not a policing network; however, our CTS trained staff notifies Corporate if and when a Franchise is out of compliance with the explicit insurance requirements of the FDD.
Our CTS focuses on your needs and requirements individually.
National Signage and Graphics Program
FASTSIGNS National Accounts represents over 700 FASTSIGNS centers to provide national signage programs to enterprising clients. We deliver the power of a trusted brand with a global network to provide project management, design, brand integrity protection, installation and fulfillment along with a single point of contact. We are your source for exterior signage, interior graphics, digital, fleet graphics and much more. We can help you build a brand book for your 1st location or manage national rebrands, FASTSIGNS National Accounts has been serving nationwide corporate and franchise brands since 1992.
Vice President FASTSIGNS National Accounts
GT&S Franchise Executive Search was launched in 2019 by Gary Gardner, Chairman of Franchise Update Media, Tom Portesy, President & CEO of MFV Expositions and Scott Lehr, formerly Executive Vice President with the International Franchise Association.
GT&S Franchise Executive Search was established with the mission to help franchise companies build out and grow their teams with high quality franchise executives. GT&S is exclusively focused on working with franchise companies that cross more than 100 different industry categories that use the franchise model to grow. The three partners, Gary, Tom and Scott collectively have over ninety years of experience in franchising building relationships and connecting franchise companies with qualified franchise executives. If you are looking for quality franchise executives to drive the mission of your company, let us help you get the right people on your team!
Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
Mr. Ryan Arcoraci is a Senior franchise and business marketing consultant for Brandwide (meetbrandwide.com). Ryan has a decade of experience in the online marketing space. If you could use help developing your franchise online marketing strategy, choosing the right franchise CRM (Customer Relationship Management) solution, developing or redeveloping your franchise website, or increasing your brand awareness through social media, give Ryan a call. From small businesses to large International three-hundred plus unit franchises, Ryan has helped a variety of franchises survive and thrive in the ever evolving digital marketing World. He is ready and willing to help you too!.
Franchise Software & Service Consultant