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

Stephanie has extensive experience in advising clients in the retail, food and beverage, and hospitality industries on their international expansion through various franchise and distribution models, including master franchising, area development, and joint venture relationships, in Canada, Europe, the Middle East, and Asia.  Stephanie supports clients at every stage of the franchise and distribution relationship, from negotiation of agreements to addressing default and termination issues.

Stephanie's practice also involves assisting large franchisors in the food service and automotive sectors with franchise securitization transactions.

Stephanie frequently writes and speaks on international franchising matters, including for the International Franchise Association's Legal Symposium and the American Bar Association Forum on Franchising's The Franchise Lawyer.

Stephanie is a member of the Chicago Office Managing Partner Task Force Committee and has been actively involved in the Chicago office's recruitment efforts.