Ronald L. Francis

Ronald L. Francis, Jr.



  • Northwestern Pritzker School of Law, 1995, J.D.
  • George Washington University, 1988, B.A., Political Science

Professional Admissions / Qualifications

  • Pennsylvania

Ron currently serves as the Office Managing Partner for the Pittsburgh office. His practice focuses on corporate finance, securities, mergers and acquisitions, insolvency and bankruptcy, and joint ventures. He joined the firm in 1995. From 2008 to 2012, Ron led the firm's U.S. corporate and securities practice in our Hong Kong office. A representative sample of his capital markets and mergers & acquisitions are below.

Employment History

  • 1995 - Reed Smith


Ron and his wife, Tina, have two children. He is an avid runner and enjoys skiing and hiking.  Ron has traveled to over twenty-five countries, including extensive travel in Asia.

Military Service

Ron served as an officer in the United States Navy from 1988 to 1992. He was stationed aboard the USS Caron (DD-970).