Alejandro Frank

Associate

Alejandro.Frank@lewisbrisbois.com

Alejandro Frank is an associate in the St. Louis office of Lewis Brisbois and a member of the Asbestos Litigation, Products Liability, and Toxic Tort & Environmental Litigation Practices. While the majority of his practice involves defending products and premises liability claims brought by plaintiffs in Missouri and Illinois, Mr. Frank also has significant experience in real estate transactions and litigation, business formation and litigation, and contract litigation. A rapidly growing percentage of his practice is dedicated to helping clients achieve favorable outcomes regarding real estate and business disputes. Mr. Frank aggressively seeks the best outcomes for his clients regardless of where the disputes are situated in the United States, relying on LBBS’ nation-wide footprint to provide local counsel aid and support.

Mr. Frank is licensed to practice in the State Courts of Missouri and Illinois, and the United States District Courts for the Eastern District of Missouri and the Southern District of Illinois, and has experience litigating products liability claims as well as business disputes in these jurisdictions including all phases of pleadings, all phases of discovery, providing advice and strategies to clients to effect early and expedient dismissal, and taking matters to trial. Mr. Frank’s varied experience has broadened his legal acumen and provided a working knowledge and applicability of a wide range of defenses and claims to achieve his client's goals, including: early attacks on personal jurisdiction; removability; forum non conveniens; application of foreign law; application of various jurisdictions’ summary judgment standards; liaising with municipalities on behalf of real estate investors; and the prosecution of counterclaims. Mr. Frank’s clients rely on his persistent advocacy of their rights and defenses as well as his ability to provide sound advice.

Primary Area(s) of Practice

  • Class Action & Mass Tort
  • Asbestos Litigation

Additional Experience

Admissions

Missouri

United States District Courts for the Eastern District of Missouri

United States District Courts for the Southern District of Illinois

Associations

  • The Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis (BAMSL)
  • Illinois State Bar Association (ISBA)

Education

St. Louis University School of Law

Juris Doctor

  • Dean's List
  • Academic Excellence Awards (received the highest grade in the class) for: Copyright, Sports Law, and Law and Culture
  • Dean's Scholar Scholarship Recipient

Washington University in St. Louis

BA, English Language and Literature

  • Dean's List
  • Elected Phi Beta Kappa and Alpha Sigma Lambda
  • Recipient of multiple merit-based scholarships

Pro Bono & Philanthropy

Mr. Frank serves on the Junior Board of Angels' Arms, a St. Louis-based non-profit organization dedicated to providing foster homes for children and keeping sibling groups together regardless of their number.