Expertise DescriptionI have more than 30 years experience in the field of Franchise Law with expertise in purchase, financing, and operations of businesses; franchise development; practical hands-on administration with a regional food service chain; review and preparation of domestic and international franchise disclosure documents (FDD); franchise registration; structuring of franchisors, franchisees, management teams, and affiliated companies; and international franchise expansion programs. I have prior expert witness experience.
Areas of Expertise
My expert witness experience includes providing testimony in franchise litigation and arbitration proceedings for both franchisors and franchisees.
My professional experience includes being an Attorney practicing franchise, general corporate and commercial real estate, and transactional law
|B.A.||University of California||Los Angeles|
|J.D.||Law||Southwestern Law School|
|Certified as a legal specialist in Franchise & Distribution Law – California|
|Certified as a mediator – California|
Awards & Affiliation
|American Bar Association|
|International Franchise Associationu2019s Legal/Legislative Committee|
|Franchise Law Committee|
|San Fernando Valley Bar Association|
|The State Bar of California Board of Legal Specialization|
American Bar Association
Partial List of Consulting Expert Witness Cases