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Spagnoletti, Francis “Frank”

Francis “Frank” Spagnoletti

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Practice Areas:

  • Torts
  • Maritime Law
  • Insurance
  • Commercial and Environmental Litigation


Mr. Spagnoletti was born in 1954.  He graduated from Emory University School of Law in 1979, and earned his Masters of Law in International and Maritime Law from the University of London in 1980.  After completing his formal legal education, he began his law career at Vinson & Elkins, and became a partner in 1986, practicing primarily maritime and international litigation. In 1990, Mr. Spagnoletti started his own law firm, and continued his practice as a trial attorney, with an emphases on tort, maritime, insurance, commercial and environmental litigation. Mr. Spagnoletti has now for more than 40 years represented clients in all aspects of litigation and arbitration involving insurance, products liability, offshore construction, vessels, rigs, and platforms. Mr. Spagnoletti has also represented clients in serious white collar crime matters and Rico civil matters as well as business and commercial litigation.

In addition to his broad experience, Mr. Spagnoletti is also a Proctor in Admiralty, and a member of the Maritime Law Association.  He has also lectured at Market Seminars in the London insurance market on various topics concerning maritime and insurance issues.


  • Emory University School of Law, Atlanta, Georgia
    • J.D. - 1979
  • University of London, London
    • LL.M., Master of Laws - 1980
    • Major: International and Maritime Law

Bar Admission

  • Texas, 1981
  • Connecticut

Classes & Seminars

  • Lectured, Market Seminars in the London insurance market on various topics concerning maritime and insurance issues

Past Positions

  • Vinson & Elkins, Partner, 1986 to 1991

Professional Associations

  • Maritime Law Association, Member

Current Employment Position

  • Of Counsel