Federal and state regulations make franchising a complex, specialized area, both in the US and abroad. The Vernon Law Group is experienced with franchise markets and regulations worldwide and can help your franchise system deal with regulatory issues, whether your franchise company is just getting started or competing for the top market share in your industry. VLG possess experience in franchise and distribution models from the very straightforward to the very complex, and from hospitality, to tourism, to retail, to restaurants or to almost any franchise model imaginable. Whether it’s documents and disclosures, trademarks and territories, agreements and area development arrangements, The Vernon Law Group can help.

VLG attorneys have over 30 years of franchise and distribution experience, both nationally and internationally.

Not every industry is well suited to franchising, but VLG attorneys also have experience dealing with the full spectrum of licensing and distribution systems worldwide. From heavily regulated business opportunities to direct selling models to complex global licensing, VLG attorneys use their knowledge and experience to help you navigate through the complex waters of global distribution.

The Vernon Law Group attorneys have worked in domestic and international franchise and distribution law for more than 30 years. They have taken franchise systems into worldwide markets in the Americas, Asia, Europe, and the Middle East. Their experience in international franchising makes them highly sought as professors, speakers, columnists, negotiators, and deal-makers throughout the globe.


  • Beer/Wine/Spirits
  • Brand Management
  • Hospitality
  • Internet and Technology
  • Retail
  • Restaurant
  • Software, Firmware, & Hardware
  • Tourism