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Manning, Fulton & Skinner, P.A. has once again been ranked as one of the top franchise law firms in the United States by Entrepreneur magazine. The firm was ranked as one of the top 10 in the Legal Services category, based on a survey of more than 900 franchisors.

“We are honored to be recognized by Entrepreneur magazine as one of the top franchise law firms in the country,” said Ritchie Taylor, practice leader of Manning Fulton’s Franchise and Hospitality practice. “We are known throughout franchising as a firm passionately focused on helping each client grow and protect their brands.”

Entrepreneur’s 2023 Top Franchise Suppliers rankings are calculated by the number of franchisors the suppliers served and on client satisfaction ratings, including the quality, cost, and value of services rendered. This data is collected from emerging brands that have just started as well as established companies that have been franchising for years.

As a full service, mid-size law firm, Manning Fulton is uniquely positioned to provide franchisors with both top flight technical franchise experience and the complete range of legal services required, serving as the brand’s outsourced general counsel. Manning Fulton has guided brands from launching their initial franchise offering to successful exit in a wide variety of industries and with a broad range of business models. The firm’s Franchise practice group provides a wide range of legal services to franchisors, including:

  • Franchise Trademark Registration
  • Franchise Compliance and Operations
  • Franchise Disclosure Document Drafting
  • Franchise Litigation & Real Estate
  • Franchise Mergers and Acquisitions

The full rankings of the Top Franchise Suppliers can be found here.

For more information about Manning Fulton’s Franchise and Distribution Law practice and how we can help you with your legal needs, please click here, or contact the practice group’s founder and leader, Ritchie Taylor.

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