Mr. Francis is an associate at the Sultzer Law Group. His practice focuses on commercial litigation and consumer class actions.
Prior to joining The Sultzer Law Group P.C., Mr. Francis was an Assistant District Attorney in the Kings County District Attorney’s Office, where he prosecuted misdemeanor and felony cases, including driving while intoxicated, narcotics, gun possession, and assault. He tried close to a dozen cases and secured guilty verdicts in Kings County Criminal Court. Subsequently, Mr. Francis was associated with a firm specializing in traumatic brain injury cases.
Mr. Francis interned for the Honorable Kiyo A. Matsumoto in the Eastern District of New York and gained experience drafting opinions concerning a wide range of federal issues. As an intern for the United States Attorney’s Office in the Eastern District of New York, he played an integral role in securing convictions in a RICO murder re-trial involving complex issues of expert testimony admissibility.
Mr. Francis attended Yale University, where he graduated with honors in Political Science. He is a 2011 graduate of Vanderbilt University Law School, where he was an Articles Editor of the Vanderbilt Journal of Entertainment and Technology Law. His article, “The Kindle Controversy: An Economic Analysis of How the Amazon Kindle’s Text-to-Speech Feature Violates Copyright Law” was published in the Fall of 2011.