David N. Kornhauser, LLB (Dalhousie), MBA (Schulich), is corporate counsel at Macdonald Sager Manis LLP, in Toronto. His practice involves representing franchisors, franchisee associations, franchise advisory councils and franchisees in all aspects of franchise law. Mr. Kornhauser has been a member of the CFA for 21 years, is a member of the Executive of the OBA Franchise Law Section (FLS), is Chair of the Bar Education Working Group of the FLS, a group formed to educate Ontario lawyers on franchise law, is the Franchise Law editor for Toronto Law Journal, a publication of Toronto Lawyers Association, was co-editor of the Franchising 101, a web-site developed by the members of the FLS to provide basic information on franchise law for Ontario lawyers and is a member of the CFA's Legal and Legislative Committee. Mr. Kornhauser is co-author of Franchisee Associations in Canada (Carswell, 2011). Additionally, Mr. Kornhauser served as the co-Chair of the OBA's 2014 Institute on franchise law and the 2007 CFA Legal Symposium. Mr. Kornhauser has been a speaker at various franchising seminars and/or authored or co-authored a number of papers. Mr. Kornhauser has been married to Peggy for 28 years and is a father of four. Please visit his website at www.franchisingforum.ca.
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