Susan's 30 years of practice include mergers and acquisitions and securities at large law firms in Phoenix and New York City, as well as several years as a solo practitioner. That breadth of experience provides Susan the knowledge and experience necessary to assist clients with their complex transactions, while appreciating their entrepreneurial need for an attorney that offers practical advice in a cost-effective manner. She represents franchisors in connection with structuring and operating their franchise systems, compliance with franchise laws and drafting and negotiating Franchise Agreements. Susan also assists prospective franchisees in connection with their consideration of prospective franchise systems and review/negotiation of their Franchise Agreements. Her corporate and business practice encompasses all aspects of general business matters and commercial relationships in numerous industries, including contracts, mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, financings, commercial leases, regulatory compliance, choice of business entity, corporate governance and day-to-day operations.