Flansburg III, Frank M.

Combining strong Nevada roots with a boutique litigation practice, Frank Flansburg is a trial lawyer representing global companies, small businesses, entrepreneurs and individuals in and out of court.

When it comes to achieving favorable outcomes for clients, Frank recognizes the value of negotiating outside the courtroom but also knows how to navigate complex litigation. He has crafted a practice based on experience including guarantors’ anti-deficiency defenses, contractual interpretation and formation, mechanics liens, business torts, partnership duties, real property disputes, duties of design professionals and business fraud.

Frank comes to Brownstein after co-founding his own firm, Schwartz Flansburg. Prior to that, he was a shareholder at Marquis Aurbach Coffing and law clerk to the Honorable Mark Gibbons.

  • J.D., 1999, magna cum laude, Seattle University School of Law
  • B.A., 1996, with distinction, University of Nevada, Reno
  • Nevada
  • Washington
  • Supreme Court of Nevada
  • U.S. District Court, District of Nevada
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit
  • Supreme Court of Washington
  • U.S. District Court, District of Washington

Best Lawyers in America, 2016-2020

Super Lawyers, 2014-2019

Super Lawyers Rising Stars, 2009, 2011-2013

AV-Preeminent Rating, Martindale Hubbell, 2013-2020

BV-Distinguished Rating, Martindale Hubbell, 2007-2012

Legal Elite: Nevada’s Top Attorneys, Nevada Business Magazine, 2013-2018

Top 100 Lawyers of the Year, My Vegas Magazine, 2016-2017


American Bar Association

Clark County Bar Association

Howard D. McKibben American Inn of Court

National Institute for Trial Advocacy

Nevada Justice Association

Nevada State Bar 

Washington State Bar Association