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  • Education
    • J.D., Boston University, 1989, Edward F. Hennessey Scholar
    • B.A., McGill University, 1986
    • Certificate, London School of Economics, 1985

Clients rely on Jan Gilbert for his strategic counsel in complex aspects of domestic and international franchising. With more than 30 years of experience, Jan advises start-ups and developed franchisors and franchisees on a wide variety of franchise relationship matters, including structuring franchise programs, federal and state regulatory issues, mergers and acquisitions, compliance issues and drafting development and area representative agreements.

Jan leverages his previous experience to negotiate both domestic and international agreements and resolve franchisee disputes. He regularly responds to state and administrative inquires and investigations and serves as an advisor throughout the establishment of development of franchise advisory councils and cooperatives.