Vincent DeBiase practices in the areas of business law and litigation.

Vincent represents clients in complex business and commercial litigation in federal and state courts as well as arbitration. He devotes a substantial portion of his practice to the business and law of licensing and franchising. Vincent is a nationally recognized author on the law of franchising and regularly represents franchisors, franchisees, and distributorships. His franchising-related clients have included many nationally known brands as well as franchise “start-ups.” He also helps businesses and individuals protect their intellectual property.

Vincent’s business law experience also includes representing entrepreneurs and new business ventures. Vincent also represents educational institutions and clients in the construction industry.

Vincent is a trained mediator and arbitrator and is a member of the CPR’s Distinguished Panel of Neutrals and the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators. He was recently selected to serve as a Court Appointed Mediator by the Chief Judge for the Federal District Court in the Southern District of New York. He is also a member of the American Bar Association’s Forum Committees on Franchising and Construction Law. He currently serves on the Board of Directors of the Woodstock Playhouse and is the Past President of the Boards of the Poughkeepsie Day School and Mid-Hudson Civic Center.


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Tel: 845 240 7306
Fax: 845 240 7307


Business Law
Franchise Law


New York
Eastern District of New York
Southern District of New York
U.S. Court of Appeals;
Second Circuit


Dutchess County Bar
New York State Bar


     Northeastern University
     B.S. in Business Administration, 1971;
     Southern Methodist University
     Juris Doctorate, 1974