Fredric A. CohenCheng Cohen LLC311 N. Aberdeen StreetSuite 400Chicago, Illinois 60607, U.S.A.
Franchise and Distribution Law
BioEducation • Juris Doctor, with honors, DePaul University College of Law -Member, DePaul Law Review -Justice, Moot Court Board • Bachelor of Social Sciences, Hebrew University of Jerusalem Bar Admissions • United States Supreme Court • Illinois Supreme Court • United States Courts of Appeals for the First, Sixth, Seventh, Ninth and Tenth Circuits • United States District Court, Northern, Central and Southern Districts of Illinois, Western and Eastern Districts of Michigan, Western and Eastern Districts of Wisconsin, District of Colorado Awards and Recognitions • Listed in International Who’s Who of Business Lawyers, • International Who’s Who of Franchise Lawyers • Selected as a Super Lawyer • Listed in Best Lawyers in America • Ranked by Chambers USA (for Franchising) • Franchise Times Legal Eagle Hall of Fame Inductee • Selected as Illinois Leading Lawyer Memberships • American Bar Association -Forum on Franchising -Section on Litigation • International Franchise Association Recent Speaking and Publications Panelist, "Transfers of Franchises", ABA Forum on Franchising, 2013 Annual Forum, Orlando, FL Panelist, "Negotiating a Settlement Agreement", 2013 IFA Legal Sumposium, Washington, D.C. Panelist, "10 Decisions Every Franchisor Needs to Make", 2012 Emerging Franchisor Conference, Ft. Lauderdale, FL Panelist, "When is Franchisor Control Out of Control?", 2011 ABA Franchising Forum, Baltimore, MD Moderator, "The Mass Franchise Dispute: Revolution or the Cost of Doing Business?", 2011 IFA Legal Symposium, Washington, D.C. Panelist, "The Anatomy of a Franchise Class Action", American Bar Association's 32nd Annual Forum on Franchising, October 2009 (Toronto, Canada)