Debi Sutin is Co-Chair of the Gowling WLG Retail and Franchise Law Group and a member of the firm’s Business Law Group. She is one of Canada's most-recognized franchise lawyers with over 25 years of experience advising domestic and international franchisors and manufacturers, across all industries, in all matters pertaining to the development and operation of franchise and distribution arrangements throughout Canada. A partner in Gowling WLG's Hamilton office, Debi recognizes her clients' need for sound, practical business advice and timely service. She is passionate about educating her clients on the wide range of matters they will encounter as they expand their franchise systems across the country, including franchise compliance, franchise relations, and timely dispute resolution. Debi is an executive member of the Ontario Bar Association Franchise Law Section, the Canadian Franchise Association, the International Franchise Association, and the American Bar Association Forum on Franchising and has been recognized in The Best Lawyers in Canada, The Canadian Legal Lexpert® Directory, The International Who’s Who of Franchise Lawyers, Who's Who Legal: Canada, Chambers Canada, and Who’s Who Legal: The International Who’s Who of Business Lawyers.
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