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Charles N. Internicola, Esq.

Founding Partner

Charles N Internicola

Charles N. Internicola is a visionary leader and the founder of The Internicola Law Firm.

As an accomplished attorney with over 25 years of experience, Charles has earned a reputation for providing exceptional legal and national franchise development services that are relied on by successful entrepreneurs focused on growing their business and franchising their brand.

Charles has a unique blend of legal expertise and practical experience as a former franchisor. He was the franchisor of an emerging service-based brand that he rehabilitated and sold to a large national company. Charles also established FranX, a franchise sales and growth accelerator that teaches franchisors how to succeed. As a result of his experience as a franchisor, Charles is uniquely qualified to provide strategic advisory services to franchisors throughout the country. He provides franchise compliance representation and strategic advisory services that include implementing and improving existing franchise compliance programs, restructuring franchise offerings and Item 19, participation on advisory boards, and overall franchise growth strategy and planning.

Charles has worked with franchisors of all sizes and industries, nationally and internationally, helping them achieve their growth goals while navigating complex legal and regulatory requirements. He is a sought-after speaker and author on franchise law and has been recognized as an industry leader by numerous organizations.

A graduate of Brooklyn Law School, Charles is deeply committed to his clients and has built a team of attorneys and professionals who share his dedication to providing outstanding legal services. In addition to his legal work, Charles coaches and advises franchisors on branding and overall franchise growth strategy.

If you are an entrepreneur or franchisor looking to take your business to the next level, Charles N. Internicola and The Internicola Law Firm, PC are the partners you need. Contact us today to learn more about our franchise development and legal services.

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More About Charles

  1. Entrepreneur’s Top Franchise Supplier
  2. Leader in franchising best practices
  3. Relied on franchise expert
  4. Voted SuperLawyer

For over 25 years, Charles and his team have served as trusted legal counsel to over 300 franchise brands and provide each brand with dedicated services that combine legal representation with industry leading franchise development know-how. Charles is also an entrepreneur directly involved in the investment, incubation, and growth of franchise brands.

Charles is the co-founder of FranX a franchise growth accelerator that includes franchise development conferences, education, and networking through a 1.8K+ member Franchise Growth Mastermind Community. Charles is also a frequent lecturer and he is the publisher of numerous franchise compliance and registration guides that are relied on by franchisors and franchise law firms across the country. Charles’ publications and advice is relied on as the leading go-to resource within the franchise industry.


An Entrepreneurs Guide to Purchasing a Business – 2008
An Entrepreneurs Guide to Purchasing a Business or Franchise
– 2010
How to Expand and Grow Your Business Through Franchising
– 2014
Franchise Success Statistics and Factors
– 2014
Franchise University
– Editor
The Ultimate Guide to Franchising Your Business - 2019
How to Build & Deploy a Winning Franchise Brand Story - 2022

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