Franchise Law Committee

Pursuant to the Business Law Section Committee Requirements and Guidelines, the Mission Statement setting forth the goals and objectives of the Franchise Subcommittee is as follows:

The Franchise Law Committee focuses on the current and emerging issues and topics of particular interest or relevance to the franchise and business communities; along with the legal implications and trends facing franchisors, franchisees and those desiring to develop franchise or distribution system, as well as those looking to invest in franchise systems. Our committee facilitates the exchange of views and information on these topics and areas of concern (which include various franchise regulatory, corporate, tax, intellectual property and other related matters) by providing high quality educational programs and publications on the legal aspects of franchise law; stimulating discussion of current legal aspects facing the franchise community and to help educate the Philadelphia legal and franchise community about diverse viewpoints on franchise related issues.

All Bar members and other practitioners are welcome to attend any meeting, CLE or networking event held by the Committee.

Co-Chair

Harris J. Chernow photo

Harris J. Chernow
Reger Rizzo & Darnall LLP
Cira Centre, 13th Floor 2929 Arch Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104

Co-Chair

Charles S. Marion
Blank Rome LLP
One Logan Square 130 North 18th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19103-6998

Vice-Chair

Craig R. Tractenberg
Fox Rothschild LLP
2000 Market Street, 20th Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19103