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SHAREHOLDER Lewis Francis

Salt Lake City Office
lfrancis@joneswaldo.com
801-534-7244

Litigating, arbitrating and mediating disputes involving franchise agreements, arbitration clauses, trademarks, copyrights, unfair competition and land use decisions in various state and federal jurisdictions across the United States.

Has successfully pursued and opposed both preliminary injunctions and permanent relief.

Well-versed in obtaining the necessary immigration visas for specialized temporary employees, such as those qualifying for H-1B, TN, O or L visas, as well as securing U.S. permanent residency (“green card”) for immigrant workers.

DEPARTMENT
Litigation

PRACTICE GROUPS
Franchise Law
Immigration
Intellectual Property Litigation

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Career
  • Shareholder
  • Member, Board of Directors
  • Leader, Franchise Law Practice Group
  • Leader, Immigration Law Practice Group
  • Clerkship, Honorable Gregory K. Orme, Utah Court of Appeals, 1994-1995

REPRESENTATIVE CASEWORK:

  • Jones Waldo Litigation Team Wins $30 Million Verdict
  • Michigan Court Orders Out-of-state Arbitration
  • Rib City Franchising, LLC v. Bowen

Professional Affiliations

  • Member of the Utah State Bar
  • Member of the California State Bar
  • Member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association
  • International Franchise Association
  • American Bar Association, Franchise & Litigation Sections
  • Utah State Bar Franchise Section

Education

S.J. Quinney College of Law, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah, J.D., Order of the Coif, 1993

  • Utah Law Review

University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah, B.S., magna cum laude, Economics & Spanish, 1986

Instituto de Estudios Europeos, Madrid, Spain

Bar Admittance

1993

SALT LAKE

170 S. Main St
Suite 1500
801-521-3200

PROVO

3325 North University Ave
Suite 200
801-375-9801

PARK CITY

1441 West Ute
Suite 330
435-200-0085

LEHI

3451 N Triumph
Suite 206
801-407-6522

CHICAGO

105 W. Adams
Suite 2800
312-244-9716