Law Offices of

  A Walk Through the Franchise Laws; California State Bar Annual Convention (Monterey, CA, October 2012)
  Operations Manuals; Guest Lecture to HF 416 (“Hospitality Franchising”) class at Boston University School of Hospitality Administration (September 2012)
Hot Topics in Franchising; teleconference sponsored by Business Law Section of the California State Bar (May 2012).
An Introduction to Franchising; California State Bar Annual Convention (Monterey, CA, September 2010). 
  Franchise Law (Keynote Speaker); Hawaii State Bar Association Annual Convention (Honolulu, HI, September 2009). 
  Representing and Dealing with Multi-Unit Franchisees—Does Size Really Matter? (American Bar Association Forum on Franchising, Austin, Texas, October 2008).
  Franchise Law Developments, California State Bar Annual Convention (Anaheim, CA, October 2007)
  Fixing Things Manually: Updating and Modernizing Franchise Systems Through the Operations Manual, International Franchise Association 40th Annual Legal Symposium (Washington, DC, May 2007)
  Master Licensing (Subfranchising): When, How, and Why; Franchise Development and Leadership Conference 2004 (sponsored by FranchiseUPDATE Magazine); Atlanta, Georgia (September 2004). 
  Franchisor vs. Franchisor – What’s Fair and What’s Foul When Franchise Systems Compete (American Bar Association Forum on Franchising, New Orleans, LA, October 2000). 
  Tort vs. Contract Claims and the Economic Loss Rule:  The Practical Effect of Meineke and Other Cases, International Franchise Association 32nd Annual Legal Symposium (Washington, DC, May 1999). 
  Operations & Financial Issues of Co-Branding, International Franchise Association 39th Annual International Franchise Convention (Washington, DC, March 1999). 
  The MEGA Franchisee – Bigger, More Powerful, … In Control(?), International Franchise Association 31st Annual Legal Symposium (Washington, DC, 1998). 
  Non-Traditional Distribution: Channel Management and Conflict, International Franchise Association 27th Annual Legal Symposium (Washington, DC, 1994). 
  Renewal and Change in a Franchise System, International Franchise Association 24th Annual Legal Symposium (Washington, DC, 1991). 

My Speeches