Don and Marty said this was one of those "must listen to" interviews. Kevin Hein. Mr. Hein has published several articles on franchise-related topics and has spoken at regional and national franchise conferences, including the American Bar Association Forum on Franchise Law Annual Meeting, the Franchise Finance Conference, the Restaurant Finance and Development Conference, and the Fourth Annual Restaurant Industry Mergers and Acquisitions Forum.
Kevin P. Hein serves as Chief Development and Strategy Officer of Alexius, LLC, which he joined in March 2016. Prior to that time, Mr. Hein spent more than 20 years practicing in some of the country's largest law firms. He was a partner in the Denver office of Faegre Baker Daniels and the Denver office of Snell & Wilmer LLP, and associate in the Denver office of Dorsey & Whitney LLP. For more than two decades, he has focused his practice on counseling companies that rely on franchising as part of their distribution models on a wide range of legal issues, including state and federal disclosure requirements, compliance with state relationship laws, franchise sales compliance, restaurant and retail development, franchising in the health and wellness industries, mergers and acquisitions, corporate counseling, and dispute resolution. Mr. Hein is recognized consistently for legal excellence by organizations such as The Best Lawyers in America - Franchise Law, International Who's Who of Franchise Lawyers, Super Lawyers, and as a Franchise Times - Legal Eagle. Mr. Hein served on the International Franchise Association's Supplier Forum Advisory Board, previously served as the Young Lawyers Division Liaison to the American Bar Association Forum on Franchising, and is the founder of the Colorado Bar Association Subsection on Franchise Law.