News & Resources

Firm News

​Quarles & Brady’s Beyer Named a Certified Franchise Executive

Tampa, FL — The national law firm of Quarles & Brady LLP announced today that Tampa office managing partner David Beyer has been recognized as a Certified Franchise Executive by the Institute of Certified Franchise Executives.

Beyer completed a comprehensive course of study in franchise management offered by the institute, which is the academic branch of the International Franchise Association’s Educational Foundation. IFA is the world’s oldest and largest organization representing franchising worldwide and will honor this year’s designees during its annual convention in Las Vegas.

Beyer is a member of the firm's Franchise & Distribution Practice Group and is widely and regularly recognized as one of the country’s leading franchise and distribution lawyers. He represents national and international franchisors, assisting them with organizing and structuring their businesses and programs, negotiating and preparing complex agreements. Beyer received his law degree from Vanderbilt University Law School and his M.B.A. and bachelor's degree from Tulane University.

Candidates are required to complete a rigorous course of study to earn the CFE designation, which includes attending institute-sponsored educational seminars and workshops. The program enhances franchising professionals’ understanding of both the industry’s fundamental and complex aspects.