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“A successful franchise program can only be achieved through a teamwork of qualified professionals. As an attorney with over 38 years practicing franchise law, I appreciate the opportunity to work with experienced franchise consultants like the Stanwood Group who have the long term interests of their clients and the franchise industry at heart.”

David L. Steinberg, Franchise Attorney David L. Steinberg, P.C. Southfield, MI

“The Stanwood Group along with Robert Katz have invested a tremendous amount of time and energy in building a top notch team of franchise professionals as part of their ongoing effort to make franchising affordable and accessible to the founders of great businesses that might not otherwise be in a position to franchise. Their relationships with experienced franchise attorneys across the country, combined with Robert Katz's many years of franchise consulting/development experience, allows them to offer their clients an effective, affordable and collaborative approach to bringing legal and business professionals together to create a solid foundation for their franchising future. Robert himself is pleasant, professional, insightful and easy to work with. I am honored to serve alongside him as one of their valued team members.”

Dan Warshawsky, Franchise Attorney Warshawsky Seltzer, PLLC Scottsdale, AZ

"We had the most wonderful experience working with Mr. Katz from the Stanwood Group who personally assisted us and one of our clients in South Florida last year. Mr. Katz is the definition of professionalism and excellence in the field of Franchise Development. We look forward to continuing to work with him and the Stanwood Group in future engagements with our international portfolio of clients looking to franchise in the United States."

Nina R., Executive Assistant Gagel Law Firm Washington, D.C.

"Having been practicing franchise law for over 30 years and working with some of the nation’s leading franchise development companies, Stanwood stands out as a leader in the franchise community supporting small businesses."

Sam Morrison, Franchise Attorney Morrison Law Offices, P.C. Atlanta, Georgia

"I highly recommend the Stanwood Group for businesses wishing to explore franchising. I am continually impressed with their attention to detail, responsiveness, and willingness to go the extra mile. I always enjoy working with Stanwood Group clients because I know they have been given thoughtful, experienced guidance. When the Stanwood Group refers a new franchise to me for legal representation, I know they are going to be organized, prepared, and have all the tools for success!"

Hannah Joseph, Franchise Attorney Katz Korin Cunningham Indianapolis, IN

"When experience makes all the difference, there is one name that comes to mind when I think of Franchise Consulting and Sales Services. My office has been fortunate to work with many of Stanwood's clients. I'd recommend Stanwood's services to businesses looking to franchise that won’t break the bank! I can speak firsthand when I say, “business owners derive tremendous value from Stanwood's services as they are represented with the highest level of professionalism and integrity."

Sarah Holmes, Esquire Holmes Business Law, P.C. Ardmore, PA

"Franchise Gator is proud to be partnering with The Stanwood Group in providing outstanding digital advertising opportunities to Stanwood's exciting North American network of coast to coast franchisors!"

Eric Bell, General Manager FranchiseGator.com Roswell, GA

"As a former Franchise Regulator for Washington State and practicing Franchise Attorney, I appreciate the superior level of preparedness that the Stanwood Group provides to its start-up franchisors to set them up for success. Because of that, I am proud to also serve as one of their Board of Advisor Members."

Dan Matthews, Franchise Attorney Warshawsky Seltzer, Scottsdale, AZ

"Elman Technology Law is honored to have been selected as a preferred provider of intellectual property services for clients of The Stanwood Group."

Gerry J. Elman, J.D. Elman Technology Law, P.C. Swarthmore, PA

"As a Stanwood Group Advisor Member and Preferred Supplier Vendor, I have enjoyed working with many Stanwood Group Franchisors in assisting them in growing their brands."

Joseph E. Maenner, Esq. Maenner & Associates, LLC Downingtown, PA

“As an attorney that represents Franchisees in the complex process of purchasing their new franchises, I have had the pleasure of working with Mr. Katz on numerous transactions and found him to be pleasant, professional and fair while at the same time doing an exemplary job of representing the Stanwood Group's clients’ best interests.”

Kerry R. Morgan, Esq. Collins & Jones, P.C. Raymore, MO

"I always have a great experience working with the Stanwood Group and their Franchisors!”

Tera Thomas, Senior Funding Consultant FranFund Fort Worth, TX

The Philadelphia Inquirer, August 27, 2021

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Orlando Family Magazine, August 23, 2021

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Shawnee Mission Post, August 11, 2021

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Fox 2 Now, May 20, 2021

Viral Tik Tok shines spotlight on first women-only gym in Kansas City metro

Fox 4 News, May 20, 2021

Viral TikTok shines spotlight on first women-only gym in Kansas City metro

42 Freeway, April 10, 2021

Famous Santucci’s Original Square Pizza Coming to Washington Township! Delicious Sandwiches Also!

Shawnee Mission Post, August 11, 2021

Blush Boot Camp fitness studio taking over former Tatsu’s space in Prairie Village

Fox 2 Now, May 20, 2021

Viral Tik Tok shines spotlight on first women-only gym in Kansas City metro

Fox 4 News, May 20, 2021

Viral TikTok shines spotlight on first women-only gym in Kansas City metro

Blush Boot Camp, May 19, 2021

Viral TikTok Praises All-Female Gym & Here Come The Male Tears

Franchising.com, December 16, 2020

Are Changes Coming to the FTC’s Franchise Rule?

Franchise Times, November 18, 2020

Dunkin’ CEO Reflects on 2020: From Closing Stores to TikTok Partnership

Business Insider, November 18, 2020

With 5 more states passing cannabis reform, brands could be on the brink of franchising — but there are several factors to consider if you’re looking to expand nationally.

Eleanor Vaida Gerhards, Esquire National Co-Chair Franchising & Distribution Practice Fox Rothchild, LLP, November 18, 2020

What’s an Accidental Franchise, and Could I Be One?

Forbes, November 11, 2020

5 Reasons A Franchise Business Is Even More Important Today

Entrepreneur.com, November 11, 2020

Election Results Frame Positive Future For Franchising

Business Insider, November 3, 2020

How a stay-at-home mom went from selling chicken salad door-to-door to creating a $153 million franchise — despite almost losing her business twice

Atlantic City Weekly, October 27, 2020

Both the dough and the traditions keep on rolling at Santucci’s

FranchiseOpportunities.com, October 9, 2020

How The Franchise Market Might Change

RestaurantBussinessOnline.com, August 30, 2020

Why 2021 could be a huge year for restaurant franchising, High unemployment, low rent and cheap financing could make it a big year for franchise sales. But there are risks for both the franchisor and the operators.

New York Times, August 20, 2020

Uber and Lyft Consider Franchise-Like Model in California

Entrepreneur.com, June 21, 2020

“Has Coronavirus Killed the Appeal of Franchising or Made it Stronger?”

Nancy L. Lanard, Esquire Senior Partner Lanard & Associates, June 17, 2020

Why an economic downturn may be a good time to become a franchisee

David L. Steinberg, Esquire Co-Chair Franchise & Distribution Group Jaffe Raitt Heur & Weiss, P.C., August 14, 2019

Why Can’t the Franchisor Tell Me What I Can Make? Learn more about the FDD (Financial Disclosure Document) and why a franchisor can’t always set expectations for sales and expenses of your franchise business.

Eleanor Vaida Gerhards, Esquire National Co-Chair Franchising & Distribution Practice Fox Rothchild, LLP, December 5, 2019

Cannabis Franchising: Opportunities and Legal Perils

CBSN Philly, May 24, 2019

Philadelphia Favorite Santucci’s Pizza Opens Up Shop On Ocean City Boardwalk