Tom Spadea, Attorney at Law - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19107

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1315 Walnut St , Philadelphia , Pennsylvania 19107

(610) 662-0192








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Tom Spadea is an experienced franchise attorney with a unique history of being the head of franchise development and real estate for multiple national franchise concepts prior to becoming an attorney. This unique perspective of a franchise lawyer who used to sell franchises gives him a deep understanding of his client’s legal and business needs.  Tom has seen and worked with franchise companies at all levels of their life cycle as both an attorney and a business executive.

After more than 15 years of corporate and entrepreneurial experience, Tom went on to receive his law degree at Temple University's Beasley School of Law in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. His Philadelphia-based firm, Spadea Lignana, has more than a dozen attorneys focused primarily on franchise law.  The firm helps clients with trademarks, the FDD, state registrations, real estate, litigation and the myriad of legal issues faced by both franchisors and franchisees.


Tom is a Certified Franchise Executive (CFE), a designation he earned in 2008 from the International Franchise Association while working in franchise development. He is also the founding member of the Philadelphia Franchise Association and its current President and Chairman. The Philadelphia Franchise Association holds quarterly networking and educational meetings, bringing together franchisors, franchisees, and suppliers.


Spadea, Lanard & Lignana understand the needs of businesses and franchises. Call 215-525-1165 to speak with a Philadelphia business and franchise lawyer who can help you achieve your financial goals.

Business and franchise lawyer, former corporate executive and entrepreneur. Focuses on business contracts, leases, new business entities and general business legal advice.

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Tom Spadea, Attorney at Law is located in the Philadelphia area of Pennsylvania. There are at least 14 other listings in the 19107 postcode area.

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Did you miss the January Lunch & Learn held by The Philadelphia Franchise Association? Don't worry, we have the complete video & recap on our blog:
3/20/2018 7:45:00 PM

Tom was excited to be in attendance for #JCON2018, the first franchisee convention held by JDog Junk Removal. The event featured military vet keynote speakers Justin Constantine and Ralph Galati, who told incredible stories of struggle, endurance and overcoming impossible odds in the face of adversity. It was a special experience because Spadea Lignana has been JDog‘s franchise law firm since the beginning.
3/12/2018 8:54:00 PM

Did you miss Tom's presentation during Visa Franchise's webinar titled "Legal Implications for Investing in a Franchise for your E-2 Visa"? Watch the video summary in our blog!
3/2/2018 4:57:25 PM

Don't miss Tom next Friday (2/23)! He will be presenting in a webinar aimed at those looking to immigrate to the USA on an E-2 Investor Visa (Webinar | Legal Implications for Investing in a Franchise for your E-2 Visa). The webinar will be hosted by Visa Franchise.
2/14/2018 4:12:00 PM

Tom Spadea is excited to speak at this MABBA - Mid-Atlantic Business Brokers Assoc event tonight, which will focus in on franchising.
2/7/2018 5:12:43 PM

Don't forget, tomorrow is our Lunch & Learn event! Reserve your spot and join us for networking, delicious food, and a great panel.
1/30/2018 4:44:55 PM

You won't want to miss this panel! Reserve your tickets today.
1/26/2018 4:13:57 PM

Tom Spadea presented at Rita’s Annual Business Meeting on Monday alongside business broker, Joe Chiarello, from Murphy Business & Financial Corporation. Tom was happy to share his insights on maximizing value, transitioning businesses to family, and preparing businesses for sale.
1/24/2018 3:15:00 PM

Two of our attorneys, Matt Wizmur & Tom Spadea, are excited to be at the FASTSIGNS International Conference in Houston, Texas today. #FASTSIGNS2018
1/19/2018 8:59:02 PM

Watch Kim, from Ducklings Early Learning Center, give her testimonial on Spadea Lignana. The firm helped her tremendously with getting her franchise started. "Franchising is really intimidating. You don't know what you don't know until all of a sudden, you're met with all these questions, and this law firm has been instrumental in us getting our franchise off the ground. I'm forever thankful," Kim said.
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