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DLA Piper has been hailed as the #1 global law firm in the area of franchise law by Who's Who Legal and is ranked the top practice in the United States by the respected research firm Chambers & Partners. Chambers calls us “the world’s most recognizable force in franchising” and comments that DLA Piper “stands in a class of its own.” The International Who's Who of Franchise Lawyers singles out 16 of the group's lawyers for recognition, more than any other practice.

Our practice is national and international in scope and we have represented clients in more than 100 countries. Though our clients include companies of all sizes, we have a growing practice and considerable experience in assisting emerging companies in a wide range of industries, from high technology and life sciences to manufacturing, franchising, distribution and retail, both in the US and abroad.



MSA Worldwide is the leading advisory firm providing strategic advice and tactical services to established franchisors in the United States and internationally. Because of our experience, we are well positioned to assist emerging franchisors structure and manage a new franchise program that meets their unique needs and goals and we have been doing so since 1987. Our clients rely on us to create effective solutions that put them on the track for success by providing franchise expansion and sales strategies; effective operations manuals and training programs; headquarters and field support programs; restructuring and modernization of established franchise systems; mentoring of management; litigation support and expert witness services. It is client performance, our dedication to service excellence and the practicality of our advice that sets us apart.

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