Structuring your Business to Succeed/Legal Structure of Franchises

Carlos White

Carlos White is a HBCU-bred, Ivy League law-educated transactional attorney that specializes in optimizing business systems and structuring domestic and international franchising and licensing arrangements. Currently, Carlos serves as a Partner at Lathrop GPM, a firm that was named the 2021 Best Franchise Law Firm in the world by Global Franchise Magazine. Carlos has been recognized multiple times by D Magazine as one of the best franchise lawyers in Dallas. 

Economic development and business mentoring are passions for Carlos, and he has served on various economic development boards throughout the Dallas-Fort Worth metroplex. Recently, Carlos has been tapped as Franchise Impact Ambassador by Mayor Eric Johnson of Dallas. In this role, he will lead the Mayor’s first-of-its-kind Franchise Initiative that showcases Dallas as a global leader in franchising and preeminent hub for creating, incubating, and scaling racially and ethnically diverse franchise businesses. If you are an entrepreneur that is interested in or like to learn more about Mayor Johnson’s Franchise Initiative, please feel free to reach out to me at [email protected].