Francis Gleason

Francis Gleason

Attorney at Law

Ashland
Massachusetts
Licensed in
MA, CT
University of Connecticut School of Law

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About
Frank is a graduate of Harvard where he studied philosophy, biology, chemistry and foreign languages. Immediately after college, Frank became an infantry officer in the U.S. Marine Corps and served in ground combat units based at Camp Lejeune, North Carolina. Frank deployed to several continents and served on active duty during Operation Desert Storm, attaining the rank of Major. He obtained his JD at the Univ. of Conn. His practice focusses on commercial law and representing companies and executives in contract matters, including in litigation in federal and state courts. He is admitted in Massachusetts, Connecticut, the 1st, 4th and 7th… read more Circuit Courts of Appeal and the US Supreme Court.
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"He and his wife seem like really good lawyers, they answer questions in a timely manner, charge a fair rate, and most of all don't seem rude or egotistical."

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"I loved working with Frank. He immediately stood out to me because of his personalized proposal (it was clear that he read my entire proposal, that he cared and that he was the right person to meet my business needs). Organized. Professional. Thorough. Kind. Quick to respond anytime I had questions. Frank, thank you! I look forward to working with you in the future."

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"Very happy; personable and very responsive. Communication was timely."

Review Employment Agreement
Posted on May 21, 2021
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"Frank is extremely knowledgeable. He welcomed my continued questions which help to build the contracts I needed. I was so happy with his work that I have already engaged him with another project."

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Posted on May 20, 2021
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"Frank is extremely knowledgeable, fast and personable. Would definitely recommend."

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"Above and beyond what I hoped for - would use again"

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Work History

Gleason & Gleason, P.C.

Partner

Jan 2004 - Present

Partner of a law practice focused on representing corporations and individuals on business and employment matters including contracts, technology-related issues, corporate governance concerns, business and employment disputes and compliance. Represent start-ups, early-stage, closely held, and small to mid-size corporations in the technology, service, manufacturing and medical device industries.

Jan 2004 - Present

Biofertec, LTD.

Vice President

Jan 1997 - Dec 2003

Evaluated, negotiated and drafted vendor contracts for early-stage medical device company. Managed vendor relationships and monitored fulfillment of contractual obligations. Handled employment-related legal matters and managed outside general counsel and patent counsel. Co-inventor on two U.S. patents.

Jan 1997 - Dec 2003

United States Marine Corps

Infantry Officer

Feb 1982 - Dec 1999

Served as an infantry officer in ground combat units and served as Communications Security Materials Custodian maintaining classified communications material for regimental headquarters (Top Secret Clearance). Deployed with units to Asia, Central America, and Arctic Circle, Norway. Volunteered and served on active duty for Operation Desert Storm. Served as legal officer. Attained rank of Major.

Feb 1982 - Dec 1999

Law Office of Francis G. Gleason, Jr.

Owner

Jan 1993 - Dec 1996

Represented individuals and corporations in various litigation including trust-related disputes, contract disputes and insurance defense matters. Worked on a team of lawyers on class-action lawsuits. Negotiated and drafted vendor agreements for client manufacturing and technology companies. Series 7 and 63 registered representative of broker-dealer firm raising capital for start-ups.

Jan 1993 - Dec 1996

Pepe & Hazard (now McElroy Deutsch)

Litigation Associate

Sep 1989 - Jun 1992

Member of Commercial Litigation group. Represented corporations involved in complex commercial litigation including financial institutions, insurance companies, municipalities, construction companies and privately-held corporations.

Sep 1989 - Jun 1992

Davis Polk & Wardwell

Litigation Assistant

Mar 1986 - Aug 1986

Litigation support on trial preparation and ten-week anti-trust trial representing defendant in USFL v NFL, 84 CIV 7484, Southern District of New York. Work included development of trial exhibits, brief editing, case law research.

Mar 1986 - Aug 1986

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