Houston, Texas 77000
Franklin D.R. Jones Jr. focuses his practice on public finance, sports and entertainment facilities development, project and infrastructure finance, urban development, and local and state governmental matters. He has public law and municipal finance experience in various areas, including municipal financing, stadium and multi-purpose arena development and financing, and structuring public/private joint ventures. His public finance practice consists of serving as bond and disclosure counsel for tax exempt financings for cities, counties and several local government corporations. In addition to bond and disclosure counsel engagements, Frank also represents various national and regional investment banking firms as underwriters counsel in bond transactions.
Frank has experience representing professional sports franchises and governmental authorities involved in the development, financing, leasing, and operation of stadiums, arenas, and other public assembly facilities and regularly provides counsel to clients involved in these complex public-private transactions. At times, this work includes attendant mixed use developments related to the sports and entertainment facilities.
Frank has also served as general and special counsel to certain local government corporations and not for profit corporations, including the Harris County – Houston Sports Authority, the Harris County Sports and Convention Corporation, the Georgia World Congress Center Authority and the Greater Houston Convention and Visitors Bureau.
|Areas of Practice||1) Public Finance, 2) Government Law & Policy, 3) Sports Facilities and Entertainment Venues, 4) Global Energy & Infrastructure and 5) Education|
|Law School||J.D., University of Houston Law Center, 1995|
|Education||B.A., Rice University, 1984|
|Bar Member / Association||State Bar of Texas|
|Most recent firm||Greenberg Traurig LLP|
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