Ruberto, Israel & Weiner’s Franchise team provides a wide range of legal services to businesses seeking to grow through franchising. Our clients represent a cross-section of industries and are based locally and nationally.  Franchising is a heavily regulated endeavor and our team has the expertise to assist clients in navigating the development, registration, and maintenance of the franchise disclosure document, franchise agreement, and other documents necessary to engage in franchising.  In collaboration with our corporate, employment, litigation, mergers and acquisitions, and other practice groups, we offer a full-service platform for franchisor clients.

In addition to providing services to franchisors, RIW’s Franchise team also assists franchisees across a variety of industries from restaurants and hospitality, to fitness, home health care, and wellness concepts.  We provide a variety of services to franchisees and prospective franchisees, from advice in negotiating franchise agreements and development agreements, to real estate, corporate, employment and other services uniquely tailored to franchise clients. We also assist clients in the sale and acquisition of multi-unit franchise businesses.


For more information on franchising matters, contact Eric Sigman at (617) 570-3575 or at, or Ari Stern at (617) 570-3545 or at


Attorney Eric Sigman and business broker Jennifer Fox team up to provide a 360-degree view of the current Boston business for-sale market. From buying and selling to franchising and everything in between, Transaction Talk breaks down the deal process from a business, brokerage, and legal perspective. A resource for business owners, buyers and entrepreneurs, Transaction Talk offers interviews and real-life deal experiences from industry experts and key transaction players.

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