Stephanie Zosak focuses her practice in the areas of United States and international franchising, licensing and distribution.

Stephanie advises both large and small franchisors in the retail, fitness, and food service sectors on registration, disclosure and exemption requirements and prepares initial, renewal and amended forms of franchise disclosure documents, franchise agreements and other franchise-related documents. Stephanie supports clients at every stage of the franchise relationship, including with negotiations of franchise agreements and addressing default and termination issues.

Stephanie has assisted several large franchisors in the food service and automotive sectors with franchise securitization transactions.

Stephanie's practice also involves drafting disclosure documents, area development agreements, license agreements, distribution agreements and ancillary agreements for retail, agricultural commodities, food service and lodging companies expanding their businesses worldwide, including in Canada, the Middle East, the CIS, Asia and South and Central America. 

Stephanie is a member of the Chicago Associates Committee and the Chicago Pro Bono Committee of DLA Piper, and has been actively involved in the Chicago office's recruitment efforts.