Joseph C. Wasch

Joe is a partner and co-founder of Franchise Formations. Joe is a business and franchise attorney with the law firm of Wasch Raines LLP in Boca Raton, Florida. He concentrates his practice on business and franchise law matters including franchise registration matters and preparation of franchise documents including Franchise Disclosure Documents and franchise agreements.

Joe has routinely represented clients in the areas of corporate transactional law, including business structuring, entity organization and corporate governance, equity and debt financing transactions, acquisitions and sales of businesses, drafting and reviewing intellectual property licensing and purchase contracts, and trademark matters.  Additionally, Joe counsels clients on employment and HR issues and other complex commercial transactions.

In a career spanning over 35 years, Joe has served as general counsel to national and international franchisors as well as corporations in such industries as investment banking, healthcare, temporary staffing, real estate, and software development. Joe  has formed numerous startup franchise systems including, most recently, 3Natives Acai & Juice Bar in Juno Beach, Florida. Joe has formed and represented franchise brands across many industries including quick-service restaurants, retail, home improvement, pet care, health, business services, and full-service restaurants.

Joe is a member of the American Bar Association Forum on Franchising and the Florida Bar.

Joe Wasch can be reached at [email protected].