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Thomas M. Pitegoff

Thomas M. Pitegoff

also known as Tom Pitegoff

Practice areas:

Franchising, Business

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About Me

Tom helps companies launch franchise operations in the US and abroad. Tom is Chair of the Franchise, Distribution and Licensing Committee of the NYSBA’s Business Law Section. He served on the Governing Committee of the ABA’s Forum on Franchising and as an editor of the Franchise Law Journal.


Practice Areas

Licensed since 1977

  1. Franchising: 60%
  2. Business: 40%

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Contact Info


885 Third Ave, 16th Floor
New York, NY, 10022



NYCurrently registered 197703/13/2015

Professional Misconduct

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Avvo Contributions

Legal Answers


Award NameGrantorDate Granted
2008 Super Lawyers ListLaw & Politics Media2008
Who's Who LegalInternational Who's Who of Business Lawyers2007
Top 100 Franchise LawyersFranchise Times Magazine2007
AV RatingN/AN/A


Association NamePosition NameDuration
New York State Bar AssociationChair of the Franchise, Distribution and Licensing Committee2007 - Present
International Subcommittee of the American Bar Association Business Law Section's Cyberspace Law CommitteeCo-Chair1998 - 2000
American Bar Association's Forum on FranchisingMember of Governing Committee1993 - 1996
American Bar Association's Forum on FranchisingAssociate Editor - Franchise Law Journal1990 - 1993


Publication NameTitleDate
New York State Bar Association Business Law JournalFranchising in New York After the Revised FTC Rule2007


School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Syracuse University College of LawLawN/A1976
Sarah Lawrence CollegeN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts1971

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
Franchise Law in New YorkFranchise Law2008