Mr. Maslyn has extensive experience working with all of the laws and regulations affecting franchising in the United States. He has helped countless start-up franchisors and several Fortune 20 companies structure their franchise systems and manage their franchisee networks. In many cases, Mr. Maslyn has effectively served as his franchisor clients' outside general counsel, providing advice and counseling in areas like antitrust, intellectual property, sourcing and advertising issues in addition to drafting Franchise Agreements, Development Agreements, and Franchise Disclsoure Documents, filing state franchise registration and exemption applications, and providing counseling on compliance with complicated patchwork of state franchise relationship laws. Mr. Maslyn has been nationally recognized as a leading franchise lawyer and has been active in the ABA Forum on Franchising and in the International Franchise Association. He has speaks regularly on franchise issues and has published several articles on franchising in national publications. Mr. Maslyn is licensed in Virginia and Washington, DC.