Akerman Senterfitt hires franchising duo in Virginia
04 Mar 2009by WWL Editorial
Akerman Senterfitt has expanded its franchising and licensing practice with the hire of shareholders Warren Lewis and Michaele "Shelley" Weatherbie in Vienna, Virginia.
They previously served as chair and vice-chair of the franchising and licensing group at Williams Mullen.
Combined, Lewis and Weatherbie bring nearly 50 years of experience within the field.
Lewis currently heads the legal team at the Capital Area Franchise Association and Weatherbie previously served as general counsel for Servpro Industries and The Dwyer Group.
They appear in The International Who's Who of Franchise Lawyers.