Frank J. Piña IV is an associate in Connell Foley's Construction, Commercial Litigation, Product Liability, and Tort Law Groups. Frank’s practice focuses primarily on litigating matters involving premises liability, general liability, commercial litigation, and labor law.
Admitted in both state and federal court, Frank regularly counsels and represents building owners, landowners, developers, commercial tenants, and general contractors in multi-party litigation involving contract, personal injury, and property damage claims. He has comprehensive motion practice experience in cases involving issues of negligence, New York Labor Law, construction, construction lien claims, real estate, and related matters. Prior to joining Connell Foley, Frank worked as a pipefitter, heavy equipment operator, and structural welder, giving him a unique perspective on the cases he handles.
Frank earned his J.D. from New York Law School, where he was a recipient of The Helen & Andrew Dokas Memorial Award for Excellent Achievement. During law school, Frank was a law clerk for the Honorable Judge Dakota Ramsuer of the New York Supreme Court, County of New York. Frank was a law clerk for the New York Law School Housing Rights Clinic, an Affiliate of the Center for Real Estate Studies, a constitutional law teaching assistant, and an immigration law research assistant.
Frank earned a B.A. in Political Science from Texas State University.