Frank M. Flansburg, III

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Construction Litigation Attorney in Las Vegas, NV

Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck, LLP
 | 100 N. City Parkway, Suite 1600
Las Vegas, NV 89106
Phone: 702-382-2101
Fax: 702-382-8135
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2014 - 2019
Selected to Rising Stars: 2009, 2011 - 2013
Licensed Since: 1999
Practice Areas:
  • Construction Litigation: Business (50%),
  • Business Litigation (30%),
  • General Litigation (20%)
Attorney Profile

Combining strong Nevada roots with a boutique litigation practice, Frank Flansburg is a trial lawyer representing global companies, small businesses, entrepreneurs and individuals in and out of court.

When it comes to achieving favorable outcomes for clients, Frank recognizes the value of negotiating outside the courtroom but also knows how to navigate complex litigation. He has crafted a practice based on experience including guarantors’ anti-deficiency defenses, contractual interpretation and formation, mechanics liens, business torts, partnership duties, real property disputes, duties of design professionals and business fraud.

Frank comes to Brownstein after co-founding his own firm, Schwartz Flansburg. Prior to that, he was a shareholder at Marquis Aurbach Coffing and law clerk to the Honorable Mark Gibbons.

Frank graduated from the University of Nevada, Reno, in 1996, receiving his Bachelor of Arts in political science. Upon being awarded several scholarships to pursue his legal education, he attended Seattle University and graduated magna cum laude, obtaining his Juris Doctor in 1999. The State Bar of Nevada admitted him to practice that same year, and the Washington State Bar Association admitted him in 2003.

Additionally, Frank is admitted to practice before the U.S. District Courts for the Districts of Nevada and Washington, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit and both the Nevada and Washington Supreme Courts. Dedicated to his profession, he remains active in several legal organizations and associations, including the Clark County Bar Association and the Nevada Justice Association.

An accomplished author and speaker,Frank has published several articles and delivered a number of lectures on topics involving deposition skills and fairness between creditors and borrowers.

Over the course of his career, Frank has received numerous awards and acknowledgements for his service and professionalism, including an AV Preeminent peer review rating* from Martindale-Hubbell, the highest possible rating for both ethical standards and legal ability.

*AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell® is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Ratings™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.

Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Construction Litigation (50%): Construction Defects

Business Litigation (30%)

General Litigation (20%): Litigation

Focus Areas

Construction Defects, Litigation


Selected to Super Lawyers for 6 yearsmiddle-imageSelected to Rising Stars for 4 years

Super Lawyers: 2014 - 2019 Rising Stars: 2009, 2011 - 2013

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About Frank Flansburg, III

Admitted: 1999, Nevada

Professional Webpage:


  • Legal Elite: Top Attorneys in Nevada, Nevada Business Magazine, 2015
  • Best Lawyers , Commercial Litigation, 2017
  • Legal Elite: Top Attorneys in Nevada, Nevada Business Magazine, 2014
  • Legal Elite: Top Attorneys in Nevada, Nevada Business Magazine, 2016
  • Top 100: 2016 Mountain States Super Lawyers
  • Southern Nevada Top Lawyer (Construction/Development), Desert Companion Magazine, 2014
  • Best Lawyers , Commercial Litigation, 2016

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Washington Supreme Court
  • Washington, 2003
  • Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals
  • Nevada, 1999
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Nevada
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Washington
  • Nevada Supreme Court

Educational Background:

  • University of Nevada, Reno, Bachelor of Arts with Distinction in Political Science, 1996
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Office Location for Frank M. Flansburg, III

100 N. City Parkway
Suite 1600
Las Vegas, NV 89106

Phone: 702-382-2101

Fax: 702-382-8135

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Last Updated: 2/28/2019

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