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  • Serving Clients Since 1987
  • State & Federal Cases — Plaintiffs & Defendants
  • Expert Witness, Forensic Analysis & Litigation Support
  • Start Up, Turnaround & other Restaurant & Bar Services

Restaurant Expert Witness is one of America’s most highly-visible, and highly-recognizable restaurant, bar, and food service industry consulting, expert witness, and advisory firms — providing industry analyses, consultation, expertise, opinions, advice, management, mediation, content, and expert witness services to clients of all types and sizes, and in markets across the country and around the globe.  Restaurant Expert Witness is a division of Restaurant Operations Institute, Inc. (ROI, Inc.) – founded in 1987.

Areas of Practice

Franchise Matters (serving both Franchisees & Franchisors)

  • General Negligence
  • Operations and Training Neglect
  • Marketing Neglect
  • Purchasing Neglect
  • Royalty Disputes
  • Lost Income and Lost Profit Claims
  • IP and Competition Claims

Funding Matters (serving Bankers, Investors, Vendors and Developers)

  • Partnership, Investor, Landlord & Funding Disputes
  • Mismanagement or Neglect
  • Forensic Analysis/Business Autopsy
  • Business Plan Assessment
  • Facility, Site, Construction & Equipment Matters
  • Creditor Analysis and Payment Disputes
  • Lost Income and Lost Profit Claims

Employment Matters (serving Employees & Employers)

Customer Matters (serving Customers & Businesses)

Owner/Operator Matters

  • Against Frivolous and/or Falsified Claims
  • Franchisor & Franchisee Protections
  • FACTA Claims
  • IP and Brand Protection
  • Negligence & Liability

And, dozens of other matters that pertain to restaurants, bars, and food service establishments.

Call an Experienced Restaurant Consultant

Judges and Juries respect Howard Cannon's expertise and recognize his famous books found in bookstores across America and in 76 countries around the world.

Call today for a FREE confidential, no-obligation initial consultation with Restaurant Expert Witness, Howard Cannon.