Frank A. Lightmas, Jr.
1355 Peachtree Street, N.E.
Atlanta, Georgia 30309
Telephone: (404) 876-3335
Firm: The Law Offices of Frank A. Lightmas Jr., LLC
Securities Litigation and Arbitration, Business and Commercial Litigation
Professional Liability, Serving as a mediator, arbitrator, early neutral evaluator or other neutral, Securities Enforcement and Regulatory Actions, Professional Licensing and Disciplinary Matters and Insurance Coverage
Named a Georgia Super Lawyer®, Frank has been a business and commercial trial lawyer, arbitrator and mediator who has represented individuals and businesses in commercial and business disputes, litigation, arbitrations and mediations. Frank has argued cases before federal and state appellate courts and has tried jury and non-jury cases in federal and state courts, before arbitration tribunals and before disciplinary, regulatory and administrative boards and tribunals. Frank also has served as an arbitrator for parties who have privately retained him and as a member of various arbitration neutral panels, a mediator in several hundred cases (over 90% of which have settled), an early neutral evaluator, a special master and participated in mock trials and arbitrations. Most cases have involved commercial and business disputes, securities and financial fraud, contracts, corporation, partnership, shareholder, joint venture, limited liability and other intra-company disputes, employment agreements, covenants not to compete and trade secrets, negligence and torts, real estate, banking and finance, healthcare, partnership disputes, officers and directors liability, professional liability and negligence, including accountants and attorneys, claims of breach of fiduciary duty, insurance and insurance coverage, employment, EEOC and Title VII claims involving allegations of race and sexual discrimination, civil rights, sports and entertainment, construction, environmental, franchise, personal injury, technology, trusts/estates and probate, transportation and education.
To see Frank's full resume, go to www.lightmaslaw.com/images/Frank_Lightmas_resume.pdf.
Affiliations & Memberships:
Registered Neutral, Georgia Office of Dispute Resolution in areas of general mediation, arbitration, and early neutral evaluation (1996 – present)
Member, Panel of Mediators, FINRA
Member, Panel of Arbitrators, FINRA
Member, Panel of Neutrals, International Institute for Conflict Prevention & Resolution (CPR)
Associate, Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (ACIArb)
Member, North American Branch of Chartered Institute of Arbitrators
Member, Panel of Dispute Resolvers, American Health Lawyers Association
Member, Panel of Neutrals, International Chamber of Commerce/United States Council for International Business
Member, Panel of Neutrals, London Court of International Arbitration
Member, Panel of Neutrals, National Futures Association
Member, Panel of Neutrals for various Georgia Court Annexed ADR Programs (6th Judicial District, 7th Judicial District, 9th Judicial District, Gwinnett Judicial Circuit, Macon and Houston County Judicial Circuits)
Member, Georgia Academy of Mediators & Arbitrators
Member, National Academy of Distinguished Neutrals
Member, International Mediation Institute
American Bar Association (Sections on Dispute Resolution, Litigation, Tort and Insurance Practice, Law Practice Management)
State Bar of Georgia (Sections on General Practice and Trial, Insurance Law and Legal Economics of Law)
Atlanta Bar Association (Sections on Dispute Resolution [Board of Directors, 1999-2001], Litigation, Sole Practitioner /Small Firm)
Lawyers Club of Atlanta
Atlanta Chapter of the St. Thomas More Society
Thomas A. Roman
Amy E. Goodblatt
Los Angeles, California
Patrick W. Murray