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This content is provided by Joseph J Fittante.

Practice Areas

Franchise and Distribution; Corporate


Joe advises start-ups, emerging and seasoned franchisors on structuring franchise systems, registration and ‎disclosure, supply chain issues, and terminating the franchise relationship. He also advises licensors ‎and manufacturers on systems and relationships that do not fall within the purview of state ‎franchise or business opportunity laws and counsels his clients on the management of these systems. He ‎represents private companies in buying or selling businesses and advises on franchise issues in mergers and acquisitions.‎


William Mitchell College of Law, St. Paul, MN, 1996 J.D., Cum Laude, Law Review Editor; University of ‎Wisconsin, Eau Claire, WI, 1993 B.A.‎