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Colin is a transactional attorney who focuses his practice on domestic and international franchising, licensing, and distribution matters and has 15 years of franchising experience as a paralegal, handling a variety of franchise-related matters. He advises emerging and mature companies with respect to planning, structuring, and implementing national and international franchise, distribution, and licensing programs, drafting franchise agreements, ancillary agreements, and franchise disclosure documents; regulatory compliance; and implementing compliance programs and system-wide standards.

Colin is also experienced in mergers and acquisitions of franchise systems. He routinely counsels franchise clients regarding complex franchise relationship issues and disputes. 


  • Franchising, licensing and distribution
  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • Regulatory and compliance


Recognition & Leadership

  • Member, International Franchise Association
  • Member, American Bar Association Forum on Franchising
  • Member, Chicago Bar Association


  • J.D., with honors, Chicago-Kent College of Law, 2020
  • B.A., Marquette University, 2006
  • Illinois