An Experienced, Effective and Respected Litigator

Business And Commercial Litigation

Named a Georgia Super Lawyer®, Frank has had a broad business and commercial litigation practice for more than 35 years. He has argued cases before federal and state appellate courts, tried cases to final verdict in both jury and non-jury cases in federal and state courts, litigated cases before many different arbitration tribunals, represented clients in contested hearings before federal and state agencies and regulatory bodies, represented clients before professional licensing, enforcement, regulatory and disciplinary boards and advised clients on how to avoid costly and time consuming litigation.

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Securities And Financial Services Litigation And Arbitration

For more than 35 years, Frank Lightmas has represented parties in securities cases in federal and state courts, before arbitration tribunals such as FINRA, the New York Stock Exchange, the Municipal Securities Rulemaking Board and the Chicago Board Options Exchange, and before disciplinary, regulatory and administrative boards and tribunals such as the Securities and Exchange Commission, FINRA, the Chicago Board Options Exchange and state regulatory bodies. These cases have involved all aspects of securities law and products. Frank also has provided expert witness testimony in a legal malpractice case involving securities arbitration and served as consulting attorney for other attorneys who have malpractice claims arising out of securities litigation and arbitration.

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Professional Liability

Frank has represented accountants, attorneys and other professionals in professional liability claims for more than 35 years and also served as plaintiff’s counsel in professional liability actions against professionals. Frank has also represented accountants, attorneys and other professionals in licensing, disciplinary and ethics proceedings before state and professional licensing boards and acted as supervisory, coverage and consulting counsel for insurance companies in matters in which professionals insured by them have had malpractice and other professional liability claims brought against them.

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