The Firm

The Francis Law Firm, P.C. founded in 1997, has become the recognized “firm to see” for our ability to develop and implement strategies designed to resolve today’s complex business issues. We are regularly called upon to provide strategic advice in the following areas:

  • Telecommunications Deployment
  • Real Estate Development Strategies and Solutions
  • Negotiation of Sophisticated Commercial Agreements
  • Economic Development Incentives and Entitlements
  • Issue Management and Strategic Communication
  • Fiduciary Responsibility

The firm is committed to add value to our clients’ businesses by achieving efficient and innovative solutions and we enthusiastically seek business and public-private partnership opportunities for our clients within the marketplace and explore alternative fee arrangements in which we “share the risk” of achieving a successful result for our clients.

Representative Clients

  • American Tower Corporation
  • American Payroll Institute Properties, Inc.
  • ATC Outdoor DAS, LLC
  • Baywood Hotels
  • Capital Telecom Holdings, LLC
  • Citibank, N.A.
  • Diamond Communications LLC
  • Eco-Site II, LLC
  • Federal Realty Investment Trust
  • Global Tower Partners (acquired by American Tower Corporation, 2013)
  • Marriott International, Inc.
  • SAT Houston St. LLC
  • SBA Communications Corporation
  • Skyway Towers, LLC

Certifications

  • Licensed to practice law in Texas, 1976
  • Licensed to practice before all Texas state courts
  • Licensed to practice before the U.S. District Court, Western District of Texas
  • Licensed to practice before the U.S. District Court, Southern District of Texas
  • Licensed to practice before the United States Supreme Court
  • St. Mary’s School of Law, J.D., 1976
  • Louisiana State University, B.A., 1973

Affiliations

  • WIA – Wireless Infrastructure Association (formerly PCIA)
  • Advocacy Committee, PCIA HetNet Forum
  • Federal Communications Bar Association
  • American Bar Association
  • Forum on Communications Law, American Bar Association
  • Texas State Wireless Association
  • State Bar of Texas
  • Public Utility Law Section, State Bar of Texas
  • San Antonio Bar Association
  • American College of Real Estate Lawyers
  • Past Member, Planning Committee, Land Use Planning Law, University of Texas School of Law
  • Past Member, Planning Committee, Mortgage Lending Institute, University of Texas School of Law
  • Past Member, Planning Committee, Advanced Real Estate Law Course, University of Texas School of Law
  • Co-Founder, San Antonio Real Estate Discussion Group

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