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 24 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 co-Chair of the FLS’s Continuing Legal Education Committee which designs programs for the FLS, 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 for the OBA’s 2017 Annual Legal Conference, 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 has authored or co-authored numerous papers on various topics in franchise law. Mr. Kornhauser has been married to Peggy for over 30 years and is a father of four. Please visit his website at www.franchisingforum.ca.
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