Meeting Topic: How to Cope with Recent Changes in Franchise Law

You Will Learn:

  • How to avoid being a joint employer with your franchisees, while still providing training on hiring and managing their employees. 
  • How to comply with California’s strict new relationship law relating to termination, non-renewal, and other practices. 

Presenters Include: 

Moderator: Gary Duvall, C.F.E., is co-Chair of Dorsey's Franchise and Distribution practice. With over 30 years’ experience, he assists businesses in franchising, licensing and distribution.

Joe Brown, MBA, is a Managing Director with Expense Reduction Analysts (ERA) in the Pacific Northwest Region. ERA is a worldwide network of consultants specializing in finding hidden savings in operating expenses. Joe is both a franchisee and an area representative recruiting and supporting franchisees for ERA. Joe brings to Expense Reduction Analysts 35 years of corporate experience. 

Josh Piper, a Senior Attorney at Dorsey & Whitney LLP, has substantial experience advising local, national, and international businesses in a broad range of franchising, licensing, and distribution issues. When companies seek to grow their business by leveraging the talents and capital of others, Josh leads clients through this diverse, complex, and always-changing area of law. 

Jerrod Sessler, C.F.E., is the founder and CEO of HomeTask, Inc., a multi-brand, service-focused franchisor. The company has grown to over 130 locations and four brands nationwide: Yellow Van Handyman, Pet Butler, Freggies and Lawn Army. In 2009, Sessler published, “Five Percent Chance,” which shares his story of surviving cancer and taking responsibility for his health. Twitter: @Sessler. About: 

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