Franchising (Band 2)
Practice Areas: Franchising; hospitality and leisure.
Career: Chairs the Franchise & Distribution Section. For over 25 years she has counseled franchisors in the hotel, restaurant, and retail industries on international expansion, system acquisitions, dispositions, and restructuring, and domestic transactional and regulatory issues. She is listed in Chambers USA America’s Leading Lawyers for Business; Who's Who Legal: The International Who's Who of Business Lawyers and Franchise Lawyers; and has been named repeatedly in Franchise Times as one of the top franchise lawyers in the US and Canada.
Personal: JD, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill; BA University of South Carolina.