Professor Frascogna has nearly fifty years experience as a practicing attorney, negotiator, and professor. His experience ranges from multi-national litigation and FBI hostage negotiation, to deep experience in the fields of entertainment and sports. He is a prolific writer and has published a number of books on both professional and popular topics.
Frascogna Courtney, PLLC – Senior Partner
Senior Partner, Frascogna Courtney, PLLC, 1985-present Partner, Frascogna and Hetherington, 1976-84 Attorney, private practice, 1972-76.
Over 46 years as a civil trial attorney with experience in commercial and corporate litigation, international business transactions and litigation, mass toxic tort litigation, real estate, financial, oil and gas, securities, insurance, intellectual property, entertainment and sports together with all forms of alternative dispute resolution; assisted the Federal Bureau of Investigation in a hostage negotiation incident to a successful conclusion; appointed Special Master in six circuit court districts in Mississippi involving mass tort silica litigation, conducted hearings on dispositive and non-dispositive motions, issued over 800 reports and recommendations between 2003 and 2010 to the appointing circuit judges; served as lead trial counsel for the Complainant in a case involving several multi-national parties litigated in the Permanent Court of Arbitration at The Hague, Netherlands.
American Bar Association (Former member of the Forum Committee on Entertainment and Sports
Alternative Dispute Resolution Section); Mississippi State Bar Association (ADR Committee, Past Co-Chair; Past Board of Bar Commissioners)
National Academy of Court Appointed Masters (Charter Member)
The Recording Academy (Voting Member)
American Arbitration Association.
AAA National Sports Panel for Olympic Disputes
AAA Master Mediator for Complex Cases
Mississippi State University (BS-1969; MA-1970)
Mississippi College (JD cum laude-1972; MBA-I976; MSS-1982)
University of Mississippi (Ph.D. in U.S. Contemporary History – 2021)