Speaker Profile

Shantel Smart
Senior Corporate Counsel, Global Contracts / Subway

Shantel Smart is senior corporate counsel in the global contracts legal group at Franchise World Headquarters, LLC, which services the Subway brand. Subway has over 42,000 restaurants worldwide in over 100 countries. During her time at Subway, Ms. Smart has advised on multiple promotion-related issues, along with review of marketing materials. Her primary focus is advising, drafting and negotiating various promotion and marketing-related agreements on a global scale, including licensing agreements, influencer agreements, marketing and media agency agreements, public relations services agreements, et cetera. Shantel received her Bachelor of Arts in East Asian studies from Franklin and Marshall College in Pennsylvania and her Juris Doctor from Quinnipiac University School of Law in Connecticut. Ms. Smart is licensed to practice in the state of Connecticut and is a member of the Connecticut Bar Association. Prior to joining the Subway team in 2012, Shantel spent time in Sendai and Osaka, Japan teaching English conversation.