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  1. Franchising: 70%
    26 years
  2. Corporate: 30%
    26 years

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Hilton Hotels Corporation

7930 Jones Branch Drive
McLean, VA, 22102

7930 Jones Branch Dr Ste 600
Mc Lean, VA, 22102-3388

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StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
NYCurrently registered 200307/10/2016
WAInactive200508/16/2016
TXInactive 199008/17/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Awards
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Certified Franchise ExecuitveN/A2005
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
VP, Global Franchise DevelopmentHilton Hotels Corporation2009 - Present
Director, Franchise LicensingStarbucks Corporation2004 - 2009
VP, General CounselEasyGroup USA2003 - 2004
Corporate CounselPrime Hospitality Corp2002 - 2003
Vice PresidentCendant Corporation1998 - 2002
Litigation AssociatePitney, Hardin, Kipp & Szuck, LLP1996 - 1998
AttorneyTennessee Valley Authority1994 - 1996
AttorneyExxon Corporation1990 - 1994
Associations
Association namePosition nameDuration
Governing Committee, ABA Forum on FranchisingMember2009 - Present
National Franchise Mediation Program Steering CommitteeMember2005 - Present
Institute of Certified FranchiseBoard of Governors2004 - Present
American Bar Association, Forum on FranchisingDirector, Corporate Counsel Steering Committee2007 - 2009
Publications
Publication nameTitleDate
Franchise Law Journal (ABA)Exemption Based Franchising: Are you Playing in a Minefield?2009
ABA Forum on FranchisingTerritory, Exclusivity and Encroachment - Thinking Ahead of the Curve and Dealing With the Fallout2009
ABA Forum on FranchisingNavigating the Exemption/Exclusion Maze under the amended FTC Rule and State Laws2008
Franchise Law JournalYou Made Me Do It: Reliance in Franchise Fraud Cases2007
ABA Forum on FranchisingManaging a Franchise Registration and Exemption Practice2006
Franchise Law JournalThe Operations Manual2004
ABA Forum on FranchisingDiscriminatory Treatment of Franchisees2004
International Franchise AssociationRegistration Basics2004
ABA Forum on FranchisingThe Organization and Administration of Advertising Funds2003
ABA Forum on FranchisingProtecting the Brand — System Standards and Enforcement Strategies2001
Education
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Tennessee College of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1990
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
ABA Forum on FranchisingFundamentals of Franchising2007
ABA Forum on FranchisingManaging a Franchise Registration and Exemption Practice2006
International Franchise Association Legal SymposiumRegistration Basics2004
ABA Forum on FranchisingDiscriminatory Treatment of Franchisees2004
ABA Forum on FranchisingThe Organization and Administration of Advertising Funds2003
ABA Forum on FranchisingProtecting the Brand — System Standards and Enforcement Strategies2001