About The Chair

David L. Cahn, a Baltimore native, has been representing franchisors and franchisees since the late 1990’s, as an advocate, negotiator and counselor. Prior to joining Whiteford Taylor & Preston in 2011, he founded and ran Franchise & Business Law Group as an independent Baltimore law firm from 2004 through 2010.

David earned his Juris Doctorate from the University of Pennsylvania in 1995 and his bachelor’s degree from Stanford University in 1990.

His professional involvement includes serving on the Board for the Maryland State Bar Association’s Business Law Section, and he is the former Chair of the Association’s Franchise Law Committee. In addition, he has written many articles for area papers and has given seminars for attorneys and entrepreneurs, including, “Understanding and Negotiating A Franchise Agreement,” which he has co-taught for the Maryland, District of Columbia and Virginia bar associations.

For a complete biography, click the following link: David L. Cahn