DLA Piper LLP (US)

Alexander Tuneski

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Alexander Tuneski concentrates his practice on representing franchisors domestically and internationally in a broad range of transactional and regulatory matters. In addition, Alexander has significant experience in franchise-related M&A transactions and trademark licensing matters.

Alexander counsels domestic and international franchisors and distributors of all sizes in a wide variety of industries. Alexander represents both international franchisors seeking to enter the US market and US franchisors seeking to expand their brand abroad. He assists clients in the development and maintenance of franchise sales programs and advising clients on compliance with federal and state franchise and business opportunity statutes. Alexander has extensive experience negotiating the sale and renewal of franchise, master license, development and area representative rights, as well as negotiating the terms of transfers and terminations for franchisees leaving systems.

In established franchise systems, Alexander works with franchisors to help develop and enforce system standards, build and nurture relationships with franchisees and franchisee associations, and resolve disputes and other relationship issues that arise. He advises entities seeking to purchase or sell franchise systems, guiding them throughout the transaction.

Professional Memberships

International Franchising Association


B.A., Government, Cornell University

J.D., University of Virginia School of Law

Certificate in Franchise Management, Georgetown University