Name: John A Bender
Firm: Ryan Swanson & Cleveland
About Your Firm: Over 120 years in the Pacific Northwest with a focus on new and developing business ventures including franchising and intellectual property.
What makes your firm stand out as a resource for the franchise industry?
Two partners with Certified Franchise Executive designations and a combined 50 years of experience, with associates and staff who spend half their time on franchise matters
When it comes to your work, what makes you happiest?
Taking care of my clients well.
What are your top concerns for the franchise industry in the next year?
Continuing to fight the joint employer issues
What are you most optimistic about in the franchise industry in the next year?
The better economy leads to more franchising