Attorney at Law
"Great to work with"
- Affiliate Agreement
- Business Consulting Agreement
- Distribution Agreement
- Equipment Lease
- Licensing Agreement
- Loan Agreement
- Manufacturing Agreement
- Marketing Agreement
- Non-Disclosure Agreement (Commercial)
- Profit Share Agreement
- Publishing Agreement
- Release of Liability
- SaaS Agreement
- Sales Agreement
- Service Agreement
- Terms of Service
- User Agreement
- Other Commercial Contract Matter
- Appellate Litigation
- Breach of Contract
- Cease & Desist Letter
- Demand Letter
- Product Liability
- Settlement Agreement
- Other Lawsuits & Disputes Matter
- Outside General Counsel
"Was extremely helpful and personable. Would definitely recommend and use again in the future"
"Great to work with"
"Frank went above and beyond to help me feel comfortable and confident with the contents of my employment contract. He was great!"
"Francis was great to work with, thank you."
"Very thorough and knowledgeable! Genuinely seemed to care and will certainly use again!"
"Frank was a pleasure to work with. I would highly recommend his services; particularly with employment agreements."
Gleason & Gleason, P.C.
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 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.
United States Marine Corps
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.
Law Office of Francis G. Gleason, Jr.
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.
Pepe & Hazard (now McElroy Deutsch)
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.
Davis Polk & Wardwell
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.