Law Offices – KAT TIDD, P.C.
- 14232 Marsh Lane #484
- Addison, TX 75001
- 972-247-6934 – Telephone
Overview: Ms. Tidd began her firm in Dallas, Texas in 1994. She currently counsels franchisors and franchisees, dealers, small and medium sized businesses, and entrepreneurs and advises other attorneys on franchise and business opportunity matters. Her practice emphasizes franchise, business, and franchise related transactional law, including franchise disclosure and compliance, franchise start-ups, franchise relationship and dispute resolution matters, representing both franchisors and franchisees.
Kat has worked in and with the franchise industry for more than 25 years. She served as vice president and general counsel of franchising, licensing and distribution companies for 12 years. She has negotiated and structured franchise and license arrangements at the U.S. and international levels, as well as working with both start-ups and mature franchise systems. Before relocating to Texas, she practiced franchise law in Portland, Oregon.
Kat has been an active member of the ABA’s Forum on Franchising and the Antitrust section since 1981, has served on the Forum Nominating Committee, published in the ABA Franchise Law Journal and Franchise Lawyer, spoken on ethics at the annual meeting of the ABA Forum, the Dallas Bar Association, and other continuing legal education programs. She is a member of the Texas and Oregon state bars, American Association of Franchisees and Dealers, past-chair of the DBA Franchise & Distribution Law Section, several business organizations, and past co-chair of the International Business Committee of the North Dallas Chamber of Commerce. She was also included in the A Best Lawyers in America 2005-2006 .