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Christine Son, Senior VP, Legal General Counsel and Secretary at Dine Brands
Christine Son


Having worked at Dine Brands for more than 10 years, Christine Son has developed a reputation as being a brand-focused attorney with a keen knowledge of the restaurant business. In April 2021, Son became Senior Vice President for legal, general counsel and secretary of Dine Brands Global, based in Glendale, CA. In addition to legal, Son oversees risk management, franchise administration, government relations and internal audit at the company. Son has a long and successful track record with Dine Brands, working with both the IHOP and Applebee’s leadership teams. Prior to her roles within Dine Brands, she previously served as a Senior Counsel for nearly two years at Roll Law Group in Los Angeles, and as an Associate for seven years with Sidley Austin.

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