Download VCard Richard S. Frankowski is the founder of The Frankowski Firm and has represented hundreds of investors around the country in FINRA arbitrations and in civil litigation. His practice focuses on stock broker fraud, consumer class actions and direct and derivative shareholder litigation. Richard is an AV-rated attorney and is a member of the Alabama and Florida Bars as well as a member of the American Bar Association, the American Association for Justice and National Trial Lawyers. In 2012, National Trial Lawyers named him one of Alabama’s top 100 lawyers. He has a Superb rating of 10/10 with Avvo, named a Super Lawyer and Martindale-Hubbard listed him as an AV Preeminent attorney in 2015. Currently, Richard served on the Board of Directors for the Public Investors Arbitration Bar Association, an international organization dedicated to investor protection. He is currently a director of the PIABA Foundation, a non-profit dedicated to investor education. Mr. Frankowski graduated from Georgetown University in 1993 with a B.A. in Political Science and in 1997 with an M.A. from Georgetown’s School of Foreign Service. He attended the University of Alabama School of Law and the University of Alabama Manderson Graduate School of Business and graduated in 2000 with a J.D./M.B.A. Richard Frankowski is the co-author of The Practitioner’s Guide to Securities Arbitration, which helps lawyers to identify, evaluate, and pursue legal claims brought by investors against securities brokerage firms, and on the defenses thereto. His book is also used as a textbook in law schools around the country. The book is available for purchase from the American Bar Association and Amazon.