Bar Admissions
  • Nevada, 1971
  • California, 1972
Court Admissions
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit
Education
  • J.D., University of California, Los Angeles
  • B.S., Mathematics, Stanford University
Bar Admissions
  • Nevada, 1971
  • California, 1972
Court Admissions
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit
Education
  • J.D., University of California, Los Angeles
  • B.S., Mathematics, Stanford University

Professional Background

Mr. Frankovich is the Reno office managing partner. His practice focuses principally on real property development and transactions, litigation, and public utilities law. He joined McDonald Carano Wilson in 1973 after two years with the Washoe County district attorney’s office. He is admitted to practice in state and federal courts in Nevada and California, including the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals.

Mr. Frankovich has represented a number of major real estate development projects in Northern Nevada in connection with acquisitions, entitlements, financing, and sales. He also handles commercial litigation, including bench and jury trials involving business and commercial disputes over, among other things, construction, real estate transactions, employment law, and condemnation.

Publications
Co-author: Major Land Use Laws in Nevada

Awards and Recognition
The Best Lawyers in America© 2017 – “Lawyer of the Year” (Real Estate Law)
The Best Lawyers in America© – “Lawyer of the Year” (Litigation: Real Estate)
The Best Lawyers in America© (Real Estate Law and Litigation: Real Estate)
Chambers USA; Chambers USA 2017 (Real Estate Law)
Super Lawyers
Martindale-Hubbell AV® Peer Review Rated

Community Engagement
Member of the board of directors, Recreational Enterprises, Inc., (operating company for the Eldorado Hotel Casino)
Member, Economic Development Authority of Western Nevada
Member, PackPAWS Advisory Board (affiliated with the University of Nevada to promote women’s intercollegiate athletics)
Member, Reno High School Alumni Association

Attorney News

McDonald Carano Highlighted in Chambers USA as a Top Nevada Law Firm

Las Vegas, NV – Chambers USA, one of the leading legal ratings agencies in the United States, has released its 2017 rankings. McDonald Carano once again received high honors, maintaining…

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