Jarina D. Duffy, Esq., CFE

Senior Counsel

Jarina D. Duffy, Esq. works with franchisors and distributors to address intellectual property, licensing, regulatory and compliance, and employment matters. She is knowledgeable of the unique challenges and opportunities that franchise and distribution businesses face and is able to help clients develop the legal foundation needed to build their respective brands. Specifically, she helps clients by drafting and negotiating franchise disclosure documents, franchise and licensing agreements, supply agreements and a range of other contracts related to franchising. She is also capable of helping clients with franchisee management, termination and release agreements, commercial real estate, and regulatory compliance matters.

Throughout her career, Jarina has focused on franchise law and intellectual property. She began her career as an associate at a Philadelphia-based franchise law firm and has also served at Kent Franchise Law Group, a Stevens & Lee company


Villanova University School of Law, J.D. cum laude, 2013

Boston University, B.S. in Journalism, 2007

Bar Admissions


New Jersey

Memberships and Certifications

American Bar Association

International Franchise Association

Certified Franchise Executive

Speaking Engagements

“Trademark Modernization Act of 2020 and Other Trademark Developments: Impacts on Franchising,” 54th Annual IFA Legal Symposium, May 15 – 17, 2022


Pennsylvania Super Lawyer Rising Star, 2020-2022

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