Amanda D. Dempsey, Esq.


Amanda D. Dempsey, Esq. concentrates her practice on the representation of emerging and middle-market franchise brands. She assists U.S. and international franchisors with all aspects of owning and operating franchise businesses, including the drafting and negotiation of franchise agreements, preparation and registration of franchise disclosure documents, regulatory compliance and dispute resolution.

Amanda also represents franchise clients in mergers and acquisitions and other corporate transactions involving franchise businesses. Amanda also focuses on intellectual property matters including IP asset protections, portfolio management, U.S. and International trademark protection and brand development strategies.

Prior to entering private practice, Amanda served as judicial law clerk to the Honorable Robert P. Becker, Jr., Justice of the Superior Court of New Jersey, in both Gloucester and Cumberland counties. She also worked in the legal department of a Philadelphia-based private equity firm.


Villanova University School of Law, J.D., 2011

Georgetown University, B.A. in psychology, 2007

Bar Admissions


New Jersey


American Bar Association

International Franchise Association (IFA)

Pennsylvania Restaurant and Lodging Association (PRLA)


Top Influential Women in Franchising, Entrepreneur’s Franchise 500 – 2022

Top Franchise Legal Player, 1851 Franchise – 2021

Super Lawyers, Pennsylvania Rising Stars – 2019, 2020, 2021

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