Cynthia Yang

Of Counsel

Cynthia is an Ontario based corporate/commercial lawyer whose practice is focused on franchising and commercial transactions.


Commercial; Corporate; Corporate Governance; Franchise; Intellectual Property; Transactional/Financing

Former firms & in-house roles:

Crave It Restaurant Group (current); Extreme Brandz Group of Companies

Cynthia is an Ontario based business and franchise specialist who has represented both franchisor and franchisee clients. She takes a practical and purposeful approach to providing legal advice, and puts emphasis on providing legal solutions in the context of business realities. Her expertise includes advising franchisors on issues relating to system creation and expansion, including cross-border franchising and master franchising, and facilitating the resolution of franchise related disputes. She has experience assisting franchisees with the sale and acquisition of franchises and strategic legal counsel to executive teams, overseeing IP and real estate portfolios. She has provided support with marketing initiatives, corporate governance, and M&A transactions.

Cynthia makes it a priority to help her clients achieve their business goals and will take the time to really understand her client’s business and needs. Cynthia’s colleagues have described her as patient, and a good listener which are instrumental for success.


University of Toronto (J.D.) 2008
McMaster University (B.A.Sc. Hons) 2005

Interested in working with Cynthia?

Schedule a call with our Director of Client & Lawyer Happiness so we can get you started.

Contact Us