Lane Fisher, CFE, a franchise attorney with more than 22 years of experience, is the principal of a 10 attorney practice headquartered in Philadelphia, PA. Lane is the second supplier member in IFA’s history to be directly elected to serve on IFA’s board of directors. Since 2005, Fisher has served as chairman of the Membership Committee and until 2009, chaired its Legal Symposium Task Force. He currently sits on the Research Committee, Franchisee Inclusion Task Force and FranPAC Advisory Board. Fisher previously served on IFA’s board of directors and its Executive Committee, as chairman of IFA’s Supplier Forum in 2005. An author of more than 30 articles, he has given more than 60 presentations on franchising-related issues at conferences, on television and is frequently quoted in franchise reference materials. Each year since its inception in 2004, Fisher has been identified by his peers as a “Superlawyer” in Philadelphia magazine’s July issue and a “Legal Eagle” in Franchise Times’ April issue and is identified as an Awesome Attorney in the November 2010 issue of Suburbanlife Main Line Magazine.