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Kat Tidd

Texas Franchise Attorney
  • Business Law
  • Oregon, Texas
Claimed Lawyer Profile

Kat Tidd began her own private practice in Dallas, Texas in1994. She currently advises small and medium sized businesses, franchisors and franchisees, dealers, and entrepreneurs in general and serves as a consultant to other attorneys on franchise and business opportunity matters. Her practice emphasizes business, corporate, federal and state franchise and transactional law, including compliance, disclosure and franchise start-up related matters. Kat has worked in and with the franchise industry for more than 20 years. Kat Tidd 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. She developed and managed legal departments for such companies as Taco Time International, The Plus Companies and Pizza Inn.

Kat has been an active member of the American Bar Association's Forum on Franchising for over 20 years, has served on the Forum Nominating Committee, published in the Franchise Law Journal, been speaker on ethics at the annual meeting of the Forum on Franchising, the Dallas Bar Association, and on Continuing Legal Education programs, as well as three times served as golf tournament chair for the Forum (!). She is also a member of the Texas and Oregon state bars, President of the Franchise Section of the Dallas Bar Association, and past co-chair of the International Business Committee of the North Dallas Chamber of Commerce. She obtained her B.A. from the Honors College, University of Oregon and her J.D. from University of Oregon Law School.

Practice Area
  • Business Law
Additional Practice Areas
  • Franchise Law
  • Contract
  • Rates, Retainers and Additional Information
    Meetings by appointment only. Hourly rates and project fees available.
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
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University of Oregon
B.A. | French German Dutch Spanish
Honors: Honors College, With distinction
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University Of Oregon
Doctor of Jurisprudence/Juris Doctor (J.D.)
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Best Lawyers, Franchise Law
Best Lawyers, 2005-2017
Best Lawyers, Franchise Law
Best Lawyers, 2018-2019
Professional Associations
Texas State Bar  # 20019250
- Current
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American Bar Association
Forum on Franchising
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Contact & Map
Law Offices - Kat Tidd, P.C.
5400 LBJ Fwy Ste 1200
One Lincoln Centre
Dallas, TX 75240
Toll-Free: (972) 247-6934
Telephone: (972) 247-6934
Cell: (972) 247-6934
Fax: (972) 247-6934