Griesing Law represents Fortune 500 corporations and closely held companies in complex business transactions, high stakes litigation, intellectual property and employment matters. Our clients are predominately in the hospitality, manufacturing, financial services, technology, chemical, pharmaceuticals, biotechnology, insurance, real estate, communications, internet commerce, and professional services industries. Prior to launching Griesing Law, LLC, the founding team at Griesing Law worked at top AmLaw 100 firms.
Fran Griesing represents clients in complex business transactions, high stakes litigation and alternate dispute resolution matters, and advises clients on reducing legal expense. She also serves as a neutral arbitrator and mediator. Fran’s clients are public and closely held companies, not-for-profit organizations and executives, predominately in the hospitality, foodservice, real estate, technology, chemicals and manufacturing industries.
Prior to launching Griesing Law, LLC in 2010, Fran practiced law at top tier firms in New York and Philadelphia and, from 1997 to 2000, she served as Chair of Litigation of Philadelphia’s City Solicitor’s Office under former Mayor Edward G. Rendell, who later served as Governor of Pennsylvania. As the City's top trial lawyer, she advised the Mayor, ranking administration officials and City Council on cutting-edge legal issues, while managing over 2,000 matters, supervising 75 lawyers plus attendant support staff, and overseeing outside counsel. As the City's lead attorney on several high-profile matters, she is accustomed to working with a diverse constituency and performing under public scrutiny.
An honors graduate of Binghamton University and the University of Pennsylvania Law School, where she was an editor of the Law Review, Ms. Griesing has been recognized for her professional and community leadership. Ms. Griesing also received the American Bar Association’s Excellence in Legal Writing Award. She has taught Business Law, Public Employment Law and Advocacy Skills at Temple University's Beasley School of Law and Fox School of Business & Management and has been a guest lecturer at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. Ms. Griesing is included on the American Arbitration Association Roster of Neutrals for commercial and employment matters, International Institute for Conflict Prevention & Resolution neutrals list for commercial, employment and hotel franchise matters, and the Philadelphia Commerce Court Judge Pro Tempore list.
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