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Law Firm in Houston, TX

The Frankowski Firm, LLC

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Broker Fraud and Negligence/ Securities Arbitration
Investment Issues
The Frankowski Firm, has been advocating for individual and institutional investors for 15 years. Our firm’s lawyers understand the complexities of state and federal securities laws. We also are intimately aware of the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) Rules that govern all aspects of the securities arbitration process. We represent clients before arbitration panels, in court, and in mediation. Our practice is dedicated to protecting investor rights and to correcting the wrongful conduct that damages our clients.
Our goal is to fight for the rights of investors and to hold financial brokers and entities liable for greed, malpractice, fraud, and negligence. The Frankowski Firm has a proven track record of obtaining large awards for financial injustice.
Bio
Richard S. Frankowski is the founder of The Frankowski Firm, and has represented hundreds of investors around the country in FINRA arbitrations and in civil litigation. His practice focuses on stock broker fraud, consumer class actions and direct and derivative shareholder litigation. Currently, Richard serves on the Board of Directors for the PIABA (Public Investors Arbitration Bar Association) Foundation, a 501(c)(3) public charity with a core mission of educating investors to prevent investment abuse and level the playing field for investors in FINRA arbitration.

Richard Frankowski is the co-author of two books on investing and securities arbitration. The Practitioner’s Guide to Securities Arbitration helps lawyers to identify, evaluate, and pursue legal claims brought by investors against securities brokerage firms. It is intended to serve as a nutshell for securities litigation practitioners. This book is also used as a textbook in law school securities clinics around the country. Mr. Frankowski also co-authored The Investors’ Guide to Protecting Your Financial Future. It is his hope that investors will use the book to help them avoid financial abuses before they occur. It should also help investors better understand the securities arbitration process once negligent or fraudulent conduct has already resulted in a financial loss.

Richard is an avid outdoorsman, who enjoys spending time with his family. When he is not in the office, Richard enjoys fishing, hunting, tennis, hiking, and skiing.
Practice Areas
 Legal Services  Injuries & Accidents
 Abuse (Child, Domestic, Sexual)  Insurance
 Agencies & Administration  Investments (Securities, IPOs)
 Auto (Speeding, Traffic)  Juveniles
 Auto (Accidents, Insurance)  Landlord/Tenant
 Banking (Business, Mortgage)  Medical Malpractice
 Bankruptcy  Motor Vehicle Accidents
 Business Law  Negligence
 Children (Custody, Support)  Malpractice - Professional
 Class Actions (Drugs, Products)  Mediation
 Commercial Law and Contracts  Online / Video Legal Consultation
 Commercial Real Estate  Parents (Elder Law, Medicare, SSI)
 Commerical Litigation  Patents, Copyrights, Trademarks
 Construction (Accidents, Disputes)  Pay and Benefits
 Contract Disputes  Personal Injury
 COVID-19-Related Legal Help  Probate & Contested Wills
 Credit (Collections, Rights)  Product Liability
 Criminal Law  Real Estate/Property
 Discrimination/Harassment  Social Security
 Divorce  Taxes
 Eminent Domain/Condemnation  Transportation
 Employment Law  Unions
 Entertainment & Media  Immigration, Visas, Citizenship, Deportation
 Environmental Law/Zoning  White Collar Crime
 Family Law  Workers' Compensation
 Financing & Taxes  Wrongful Death
 Health Care & Insurance  Wrongful Termination
Education/Training
JD, University of Alabama School of Law, 2000
MBA, University of Alabama Manderson Graduate School of Business, 2000
M.A. Georgetown University, School of Foreign Service, 1997
BA, Political Science, Georgetown University, 1993
Memberships
American Association for Justice
Alabama Bar Association
American Bar Association
Florida Bar Association
Public Investors Arbitration Bar Association, Board of Directors, 2011-2014
PIABA Foundation, Board of Directors 2015 – Present
National Trial Lawyers
Alabama’s top 100 lawyers, 2012
Bar Admissions
Texas 2018, Florida 2006, Alabama 2001
Free Consultation
Yes
Location
12 Greenway Plaza
Suite 1100
HoustonTX 77046
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