Flansburg III, Frank M.

One of Las Vegas’ top commercial litigators. Twenty years handling complex commercial litigation matters. Skilled at resolving business disputes inside and outside the courtroom.

A Nevada trial lawyer with a track record of successes, Frank Flansburg handles complex business disputes in court and in arbitration. He is committed to ensuring his clients achieve favorable outcomes that achieve their legal and business goals. Whether navigating complex litigation in the courtroom or resolving disputes via alternative dispute resolution forums, Frank is a solution-oriented litigator. He ensures his clients solve their issues as efficiently and cost-effectively as possible. 

Frank handles an array of disputes from guarantors’ anti-deficiency defenses and contractual formation to business torts and real property disputes. In his two decades of handling commercial litigation matters, there are few Frank hasn’t encountered before. He combines this vast knowledge with a commitment to being in the forefront on the latest litigation trends results resulting in optimal outcomes for his clients.

Frank joined Brownstein after co-founding his own firm, Schwartz Flansburg.

  • 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, 2016-2021

Super Lawyers, 2014-2020

Vegas Inc Top Lawyers, Appellate, 2020

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