Paul J. Franzetti

Paul J. Franzetti

Of Counsel
Houston, Texas

Forged in the courtroom and by real-world business operations, Paul has the knowledge and experience to give practical legal advice for the every-day and long-term challenges faced by business owners.


After completing studies in economics and in law, Paul engaged primarily in a business trial practice from 1977 to 2007, with a brief stint in a corporate securities practice.


In 2007, Paul's career turned toward management consulting, first as the Legal Director of a global firm based in the UK, but later whose roles evolved to include strategic planning and day-to-day operations.


Paul’s legal practice today focuses on providing services to assist a business owner in growing and protecting the value of the business while reducing or eliminating risk.  These areas include, among other things, the following:

  •        Start-ups and Formations
  •        Mergers and Acquisitions
  •        Business Contracts
  •        Resolving Partner Disagreements and Break-Ups
  •        Raising Capital
  •        Employment and Personnel
  •        Intellectual Property (including trademarks, licensing, and NDA’s)
  •        Compliance (including Foreign Corrupt Practices and Anti-Boycott)












Areas of Practice

  • Corporate and Business
  • Family and Divorce
  • Probate and Estate

Litigation Percentage

  • 10% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • Texas, 1977


  • The University of Texas School of Law, Austin, Texas
    • J.D. - 1977
    • Honors: With High Honors
  • University of Texas
    • B.A. - 1974
    • Honors: With High Honors

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • State Bar of Texas, Member
  • Houston Bar Association, Member