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Michael A Francis - Los Angeles, CA

915 Wilshire Blvd.Suite 2000 Los Angeles, CA 90017

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Updated: 05/26/2020

Los Angeles Environmental Laws on Commercial and Industrial Real Properties Lawyer


Mr. Francis is the head of the Firm's Environmental Department. He has over 30 years of experience providing representation and guidance in connection with a wide range of environmental matters including contaminated real property and superfund sites.


About Michael A Francis

Current Employment Position(s)

  • Attorney/Partner

Practice Areas

  • Environmental Laws on Commercial and Industrial Real Properties
  • Redevelopment of contaminated properties
  • Environmental compliance and insurance issues
  • Contaminated properties, groundwater contamination and underground storage tanks
  • Cost Recovery litigation


Bar Admissions

  • California, 1987
  • U.S. District Court Central District of California, 1990
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 9th Circuit, 2008

Other Affiliations

  • Los Angeles County Bar Association, Environmental Law Section (Executive Committee)
  • American Bar Association, Section on Natural Resources Law
  • State Bar of California

Classes and Seminars

  • Instructor, Hazardous Material Regulatory Framework, University of California, Los Angeles, 1988 - Present
  • Instructor, Managing Environmental Compliance, University of California, Los Angeles, 1988 - Present
  • Instructor, Government Institutes – California and Federal Environmental Law

Past Positions

  • Rockwell International Corporation, Manager of Environmental Control and Energy Conservation


  • Southwestern University School of Law, Los Angeles, California
    J.D., Doctor of Jurisprudence
  • Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, Illinois
    M.S., Master of Science
  • Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, Illinois
    B.S., Bachelor of Science


Accepts Credit Cards


Published Works

  • “Allocating Responsibility For Groundwater Remediation Costs” (March 2000), The Trial Lawyer
  • “Clean Air Act Handbook” (1991), Co-author Clark Boardman Callaghan Publishers
  • “Hazard Communication Handbook” (1998-2010), West Group

Office Information


915 Wilshire Blvd.Suite 2000 Los Angeles, CA 90017


Other Sources of Feedback About Michael A. Francis

Included on the 2019 Southern California list

Past Lists

  • 2015 Southern California Super Lawyers list
  • 2014 Southern California Super Lawyers list
  • 2013 Southern California Super Lawyers list
  • 2012 Southern California Super Lawyers list
  • 2011 Southern California Super Lawyers list
  • 2010 Southern California Super Lawyers list
  • 2009 Southern California Super Lawyers list
  • 2007 Southern California Super Lawyers list
  • 2006 Southern California Super Lawyers list
  • 2005 Southern California Super Lawyers list

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