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  • Education
    • J.D., St. Mary's University School of Law, 1979
    • B.A., Texas State University, 1976
  • Court Admissions
    • State of Texas
    • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Texas
    • Supreme Court of Pennsylvania
As Co-Chair of the Global Franchise and Supply Network practice, Joyce Mazero represents national and global product and service-based companies leading them through major initiatives including structuring franchise and distribution networks, purchasing cooperatives and buying groups; negotiating strategic alliances, joint ventures, domestic and international licensing, franchising, manufacturing, retail and logistics deals; buying and selling franchise chains, food service providers and manufacturing plants, and litigating franchise, intellectual property and distribution disputes around the world.

Managing supply chain risk and leveraging supply chains to maximize competitive advantage and, increase cash flow opportunities; managing risk in domestic and international franchise systems to enhance market expansion opportunities and foster sustainable value relationships among franchisors, franchisees and suppliers, in her capacity are critical focal points of Joyce’s practice.  

Chambers USA, the world's leading guide to the legal profession, has ranked Joyce “Top Ranked” in Band 1 for Franchising Nationwide for the past 10 consecutive years, since 2008. She is also highly ranked by Chambers Global. In interviews with clients during research for these ranking, Joyce was noted for her:
  • "very strong sense of what it takes to drive a business" 
  • "well-rounded viewpoint on transactions"
  • "extraordinary [experience] on supply chains and how they relate to franchising"
She is the recipient of several leadership awards from the International Franchise Association, the Women’s Foodservice Forum and the Dallas Business Journal. A frequent national speaker and writer, Joyce recently co-authored Franchise Management for Dummies, a Dummies series publication released in April 2017, was an editorial legal advisor to Franchising for Dummies, is co-editor of the ABA Forum on Franchising’s Monograph on Financial Performance Representations, and is a Contributing Writer for American City Business Journals and Forbes.com. 
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Author, Franchising.com
November 22, 2018
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Co-Author, Franchsing.com
November 7, 2018
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Author, Franchising World
November 2018
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Co-Author, Franchising.com
October 25, 2018
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"Updates on International Franchise Law with a Focus on the U.S. and Europe" and "The International Multi-Unit Franchising Agreement"
Speaker, 2018 European Master & Multi-Unit Franchising Conference
October 24, 2018
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Co-author, Franchising.com
October 10, 2018
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Author, Franchising.com
September 26, 2018
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Co-author, International Comparative Legal Guide to: Franchise 2019 
September 18, 2018
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Micro-Franchising and the Need for the Social Investor
Author, Franchising.com 
September 13, 2018
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Kellyanne Conway Leads FAN General Session
Quoted, International Franchise Association Blog
September 2018