John A. Francis

Visiting Scholar in Residence

401 UCB
2450 Kittredge Loop Road
Wolf Law Building Room 481A
Boulder, CO  80309
Office: 481A
E-mail: john.a.francis@colorado.edu

Educational Background:
J.D.   University of Michigan Law School   1988  
B.A.   University of Colorado   1985   summa cum laude
Bio:
John Francis's practice is concentrated on antitrust, health care, and First Amendment/media litigation and counseling. He joined the firm in 1990 after practicing for two years at a large Washington, D.C. firm representing media and communications clients in antitrust, libel and other First Amendment litigation. Before moving to Denver, he practiced for two years in the firm's former Washington, D.C. office.

Mr. Francis has successfully represented antitrust clients in dealer termination, price fixing, monopolization, group boycott, price discrimination, and other matters in a variety of industries, including cable television, newspaper, telephone, hospital and health care, beer, cattle feed, insulation, heating and air conditioning, petroleum, retail clothing, paper, carpet, and waste disposal. He recently spent one year (1998) "on loan" handling antitrust matters in-house for a client. His related health care practice has focused primarily on representing hospitals in antitrust, peer review, payment, and collectionsmatters. His First Amendment and media practice has centered on the representation of television, newspaper, and magazine clients in the avoidance and defense of libel litigation and includes media subpoena litigation, television access to courtrooms, FOIA and open records cases, cable television First Amendmentmatters, and pro bono free speech litigation on behalf of the American Civil Liberties Union.

Courses:

Spring 2017 Ethics Compliance Capstone LAWS 7103-001
Spring 2017 Ethics Compliance Capstone LAWS 7103-902
Spring 2017 Fed Health Care Fraud & Abuse LAWS 7426-001
Spring 2017 Fed Health Care Fraud & Abuse LAWS 7426-902
Fall 2016 Principles of Auditing, Compliance, and Risk Management LAWS 6221-001
Fall 2016 Principles of Auditing, Compliance, and Risk Management LAWS 6221-902
Fall 2016 Health Law I: Finance, Administration and Organization of Health Care LAWS 7425-001
Spring 2016 Health Law I: Finance, Administration and Organization of Health Care LAWS 7425-001
Spring 2014 Corporate Transactions in Health Law LAWS 7565-001