Brian McMahon

Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick LLP

Brian N. McMahon’s principal areas of expertise are franchise, distribution, and licensing law, real estate law, and general corporate and business law. Representative clients include franchisors, franchisees, manufacturers, distributors, dealerships, franchisee associations, franchise system suppliers, equity investment funds, and lending institutions.

He concentrates his practice on structuring franchise and distribution programs, organizing and representing franchisee associations, negotiating and preparing franchise, sub-franchise, licensing, and distribution agreements, representing franchisors and sub-franchisors in compliance with franchise laws, evaluating and negotiating supply and distribution arrangements; structuring international franchise and distribution arrangements; resolving franchise disputes; and counseling on other sales and distribution methods such as licensing, direct selling, sales representation, dealerships, and business opportunities.

He served as a member of the Board of Directors of Meritage Hospitality Group, Inc. (listed on the AMEX), the world’s largest publicly-owned franchisee of Wendy’s Restaurants. He sat on the company’s audit committee and chaired the compensation, corporate governance, and nominating committees.

Earlier in his career, he held in-house positions as general counsel for Checkers Drive-in Restaurants, Inc., and senior positions with Wendy’s International Inc. and Pilkington plc f/k/a Libbey-Owens-Ford Co.


  • J.D., Capital University, 1978
  • B.A., Ohio State University, 1974

Bar and Court Admissions : Ohio, 1978

Professional and Community Affiliations:

  • International Franchise Association’s Counsel of Franchise Suppliers
  • American Bar Association Forum on Franchising
  • Perrysburg Rotary Club, past Member
  • Perrysburg YMCA, past Board Member


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