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Frank A. Lightmas, Jr., Esquire

The Law Offices of Frank A. Lightmas Jr., LLC
1355 Peachtree Street, N.E.
Suite 1150
Atlanta, GA 30309

Phone: 404-876-3335
Fax: 404-876-3338
Email: franklightmas@mindspring.com
Other URL http://www.lightmaslaw.com

Frank Lightmas has been a business and commercial trial lawyer for over 38 years. He 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 such as the AAA, FINRA, the NYSE, the CBOE and MSRB and before disciplinary, regulatory and administrative boards and tribunals. He has received the AV Preeminent rating by the Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Ratings, which is the highest rating bestowed by Martindale-Hubbell and is an objective indicator of his high ethical standards and professional ability, and has been named a Georgia Super Lawyer®. Mr. Lightmas is certified by and registered with the Georgia Office of Dispute Resolution as a neutral in the areas of arbitration, general mediation and early neutral evaluation. He has served as a mediator in over 300 cases, 90% of which have settled. Many have involved complex, multi-party disputes, the largest of which involved over 200 parties. To see how attorneys and their clients have described Mr. Lightmas' work as a mediator and to learn more about his mediation and arbitration practice, please go to http://www.lightmaslaw.com.

Types of Cases Mediated

  • Banking
  • Business
  • Civil (general)
  • Commercial
  • Community
  • Construction
  • Contracts
  • Discrimination
  • Education
  • Employment
  • Entertainment
  • Environmental
  • General Mediation
  • Health Care
  • Insurance
  • Intellectual Property
  • International
  • Landlord - Tenant
  • Municipal
  • Organizational
  • Partnership Dissolutions
  • Personal Injury
  • Probate
  • Professional Fees
  • Professional Malpractice
  • Public Policy
  • Real Estate
  • Religious / Church
  • Securities
  • Social Security
  • Special Education
  • Torts
  • Workplace

MEMBER: 2011

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Background

Most of Mr. Lightmas' cases have involved issues relating to contracts, commercial and business disputes, employment agreements, covenants not to compete, covenants not to solicit, trade secrets, negligence and other torts, real estate, employment, EEOC and Title VII claims involving allegations of racial and sexual discrimination, banking and finance, corporation, partnership, shareholder, joint venture, limited liability and other intra-company disputes, securities and other financial or investment fraud, securities registration violations, securities and other enforcement actions by federal or state agencies, officers and directors liability, professional liability and negligence, including accountants and attorneys, breach of fiduciary duty claims, intellectual property disputes, insurance and insurance coverage between insureds and insurance companies, defamation, civil rights, sports and entertainment, environmental claims under CERCLA and state law, franchise, personal injury, technology, healthcare, trusts/estates and probate, transportation and education.

Education/Training

Admitted: 1976, Georgia
Law School: Vanderbilt University, J.D.
College: Harvard University, A.B., cum laude, 1973

Practicing in Georgia

Fees

Available upon request
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