Expert Witness Service Areas of Practice


  • 30+ Years of Experience

Certified in:

  • Occupational Safety & Health Act (OSHA)
  • American College of Forensic Examiners Int’l
  • Hazard Analysis & Critical Control Points (HACCP)
  • The National Environmental Health Association
  • Commercial Mediation & Conflict Resolution


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  • State & Federal Cases
  • Plaintiffs & Defendants
  • Restaurant, Bar & Hospitality Industry – Since 1987




  • Nationwide Services
  • We do NOT Charge for Domestic Travel*
  • Authored Books in 76 Countries Worldwide

Expert Witness Service Areas of Practice

Howard Cannon, with over 30 years of experience, makes him one of the most sought after Restaurant Expert Witnesses in the country.  He has provided expert opinions, reports, and testimony in cases involving wrongful deaths, slips and falls, FACTA, and franchise infringement – just to name a few.  He takes pride in providing the most detailed, well-written, unbiased reports (plaintiffs/defendants) backed up by not only his vast experience in the restaurant industry, but also with the most current information and research available; AND, he never misses a deadline!

Restaurant Expert Witness – Howard Cannon only provides expert witness services in restaurant, bar, food service, hospitality industry, and food and beverage industry matters.


Areas of Practice include –

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.

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:  800.300.5764