Bryan Cave Franchise and Distribution lawyers are widely recognized as leaders in the franchise law community. Our team consists of prominent contributors to the development of franchise laws and regulation. Our lawyers serve as members on legislative advisory committees and as editorial board members for franchise law specific publications.

Our lawyers include members with the following honors:

  • Tier 1 ranking nationally and in California (U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers)
  • Top 20 Most Highly Regarded Franchise Lawyers Globally
  • Who’s Who in the World (Marquis)
  • 5 California State Board certified franchise specialists — more than any other firm
  • Who’s Who (Strathmore)
  • An International Who’s Who in Franchise Lawyers (174 total lawyers listed from 49 countries)
  • Best Lawyers in America
  • Top Franchise Lawyers in America by the Franchise Times

Government and Legislative Advisory Positions

  • Former and Current Chairs and Vice-Chairs of the California State Bar’s Franchise Law Committee
  • Former Director and Assistant Director of the Bureau of Consumer Protection at the Federal Trade Commission
  • U.S. Congressional Consultant on Trade Regulation issues before the Federal Trade Commission
  • Former Chair of the Consumer Protection Committee of the National Association of Attorneys General
  • Former Chair of the Sweepstakes & Prize Promotion Subcommittee of the National Association of Attorneys General
  • Appointees to the 2005-2006 California State Bar Consulting Group on Franchise Legal Specialization
  • Former Attorney General for the State of Indiana

Published Authors and Editorial Board Memberships

  • Former Editor and Editor-in-Chief of the ABA Franchise Law Journal
  • Author of primary franchise law treatise entitled "Franchising Law: Practice and Forms," published by Specialty Technical Publishers, edition 2003, and on CD-ROM by Commerce Clearing House
  • Authors of seven chapters of the upcoming 2007 CEB Book on Franchising Law in California
  • Author on 2007 ABA Book on Franchising Law
  • Member of Board of Editors for the ABA Franchise Law Journal
  • Member of the Board of Editors of Leader’s Franchising Business & Law Alert
  • Member of the Board of Editors of Andrews (Thomson-West) Franchise & Distribution Litigation Reporter

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