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Franchisees, You're Invited to the Inaugural CFA Legal Symposium

Calling All Franchisees!

Join the Coalition of Franchisee Associations – an association made up of leadership from 18 different franchisee associations – for our inaugural CFA Legal Symposium, October 24, 2018, at the Hyatt Regency McCormick Place in Chicago, Illinois.

This event offers attendees the opportunity to meet with the country’s top legal minds. In addition to panels on encroachment, immigration and more, attendees will also participate in roundtable discussions providing for personalized conversation and consultation directly with the attorneys.

Confirmed attorneys and topics for the roundtables include:

  • The Test of Franchisors Acting in Good Faith and Fair Dealing featuring Robert Zarco of Zarco Einhorn Salkowski & Brito, P.A.
  • Maximum Pricing – Retail vs. Enforced Pricing featuring Jeffrey Goldstein of Goldstein Law Firm, PLLC
  • Delivery Programs and Franchisor Profits – What Franchisees Must Know Before Signing Franchise Agreement Amendments featuring Ron Gardner of Dady & Gardner
  • How to Manage Caustic Franchisor/Franchise Relationships featuring Justin Klein of Marks & Klein, LLP
  • Negotiating Lease Agreements featuring Richard Rosen of Rosen Law Firm
  • Class Actions or Other Means to Resolve System-Wide Disputes featuring Carmen Caruso of Carmen D. Caruso Law Firm

Franchisees will also have the opportunity to network with each other, the attorneys and franchise suppliers at our closing event at Buddy Guy’s Legends in Chicago.

Franchisees won’t want to miss this unique opportunity to receive one-on-one consultation from the nation’s top franchisee attorneys all in one place for only $99 if registered by Aug. 1. Click here to get started:

The CFA has secured a discounted room block at the Hyatt Regency McCormick Place for $179/night. Call 312-567-1234 and mention group code “CFA Legal Symposium” to reserve your room by Oct. 1.

Are you a franchisee attorney or vendor supplier? Sponsorship opportunities are also available for the CFA Legal Symposium. Contact Jeff Reynolds for more information at or 678-797-5163.

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The CFA promotes legislation, which strengthens the franchise business model for all stakeholders and protects the hard-earned equity of franchised business owners.

Please read the Universal Franchisee Bill of Rights to get an idea of what we are fighting for. If you like it, endorse it.

Representing over 34,000 franchisees who own over 83,000 businesses, which employ over 1.4 million individuals, the CFA brings together the largest and most reputable independent franchisee associations to form an organization with a mission “to leverage the collective strengths of franchisee associations for the benefit of the franchisee community.” The CFA, headquartered in Washington, D.C., is committed to providing vital support and assistance to the franchisee community at large. To learn more about the organization, please visit

Misty Chally is the Executive Director of the Coalition of Franchisee Associations. She is based out of Washington, D.C. You can call her at (202) 416-0270 or email