Frank is a seasoned corporate lawyer who focuses his practice on corporate and insurance regulatory law. During his prominent career, he has represented both insurance and non-insurance entities with respect to merger and acquisition transactions, general corporate governance and regulatory issues. He has assisted associations, third-party administrators and insurers on a variety of litigation, regulatory and compliance issues as well as holding company, acquisition, tender offer and merger transactions. He has also assisted directors and owners of privately held entities in preparation for going public and in corporate governance issues.

Publications & Presentations
Frank has authored articles and notes on insurance topics for the Federation of Regulatory Counsel Quarterly Journal of Insurance Law and Regulation, as well as the ABA Tort and Insurance Practice Committee News of the Public Regulation of Insurance Law Committee. He has presented insurance and business topics to a variety of corporations, business and academic institutes. Some include:
Considerations in Buying or Selling a Business in North Carolina: Structure of the
Acquisition; Negotiating a Purchase and Sale Agreement
– Golden Rule of Sovereign Immunity: The King Can Do No Wrong – An Overview of
Insurance Regulators and Personal Liability
– Legal Survival in the New Surplus Lines Market
– Tort and Insurance Practice Committee News
of the Public Regulation of Insurance
Law Committee

Previous Legal Experience
Ragsdale Liggett, Co-founding Partner 1972; Managing Partner and Chair of
  Business Law Section until 2011
Hatch, Little, Bunn, Jones, Liggett & Few, Partner
Adjunct Professor, North Carolina State University School of Design, 1977-79 – Legal
 Aspects of Architecture, Landscape Architecture and Design