Law Expert 437880 CA(S)

Expertise Description

I 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

Expert Witness

My expert witness experience includes providing testimony in franchise litigation and arbitration proceedings for both franchisors and franchisees.

Professional Experiences

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.LawSouthwestern Law School

Licenses Certifications

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

Primary Affiliation

American Bar Association

Partial List of Consulting Expert Witness Cases