Michael ‘Frank’ Francis, Senior Associate

Brooklyn Workers’ Compensation Lawyer Michael Francis

Mr. Francis has practiced Workers’ Compensation since 2009. Although he started his career in defense work for the NYC Transit Authority, he has been advocating for injured workers since 2011. He graduated from Brooklyn Law School in 2009, graduate school at Johns Hopkins in 2006, and Georgetown University in 2004 where he studied abroad in Beijing to further his Mandarin skills. He is a former member of Teach For America where he taught underprivileged students in Baltimore, Md. He is actively involved in New York City bar associations and in 2014 was elected to serve as the Second Vice President and Secretary of the Board of LeGaL – the LGBT Bar Association of Metro New York City. He also lectures about Workers’ Compensation and gives Continuing Legal Education to attorneys regarding fierce advocacy of injured workers while defending against the insurance carriers who seek to strip workers of their legal rights.

In 2018, Mr. Francis was elected to serve a two year term as the NY Regional President of the Hispanic National Bar Association and proudly represents New York at national conferences, networking functions, panels, and legislative advocacy efforts in Washington, DC.

Practice Areas:

  • Workers’ Compensation Litigation, Settlements, and Depositions

Bar Admissions:

  • New York State Third Department, 2010

Education:

  • Brooklyn Law School, 2009
  • Johns Hopkins University, Masters in Education, 2006
  • Georgetown University, 2004

Bar Associations:

  • Hispanic National Bar Association – Regional President – New York
  • LeGal – Second Vice President and Secretary
  • New York State Trial Lawyers Association
  • American Association for Justice
  • Brooklyn Bar Association
  • New York Country Bar Association – Labor and Employment division
  • New York State Bar Association
  • Teach For America Alumni Network