Frank L. Leffingwell |


Frank’s practices focuses on the representation of entrepreneurs, investors, closely-held and family businesses, and high net worth individuals in business transactions, tax, financial transactions, and estate planning, with particular emphasis in partnership taxation. He also represents developers and investors in commercial real estate transactions and has extensive knowledge regarding economic development transactions and land use, including zoning and entitlement issues. Frank’s knowledge and experience is unique in that it includes a wide range of business transactions, estate planning, and asset protection with a particular focus on tax implications and consequences. Prior to founding the firm, Frank was a lawyer at a Fortune 50 company and served as tax counsel to a large national law firm.

Frank is a 1989 graduate of Southwestern University in Georgetown, Texas and a 1993 graduate of St. Mary’s University School of Law in San Antonio, Texas. Frank is currently pursuing an executive Master of Laws (LL.M.) in Taxation at Georgetown University Law Center in Washington D.C.

Frank was admitted to the State Bar of Texas in 1993 and is admitted to practice before the U.S. Tax Court. He is a member of the American Bar Association (the Tax Section and the Real Property, Trust and Estate Law Section), Federal Bar Association, State Bar of Texas (the Tax Section and the Real Estate, Probate and Trust Law Section), Austin Bar Association, Williamson County Bar Association, Round Rock Momentum, and is a graduate of Leadership Round Rock. Frank is a Paul Harris Fellow, Rotary International. In 2010, Frank received a preeminent AV rating (highest possible) from Martindale-Hubbell and in that same year he was admitted as a Sustaining Life Fellow of the Texas Bar Foundation. He is also a Life Fellow of the Austin Bar Foundation. Frank is a member of the Federalist Society. Frank and his wife, Bethany, have two teenagers and are proud to call Round Rock home.

Community Investment

Frank Leffingwell & Associates, PC has a robust culture of philanthropy. As a small business owner, Frank Leffingwell sees firsthand how civic entrepreneurism through volunteering and social engagement make a good community great. The law firm regularly supports the Central Texas community through nonprofit pro bono work, financial investment, and volunteerism.

Frank believes in investing his gifts, talents, and abilities to serve his community:

  • Frank was elected to the Round Rock City Council in 2015 and enjoys representing his hometown on the regional level

Frank strongly supports the vitality of our region through economic development:

  • Executive Committee Member, Austin Area Research Organization (AARO)
  • Chair, McBee Fellowship Program of Austin Area Research Organization (AARO)
  • Chair, Capital Area Economic Development District
  • Executive Committee, Capital Area Council of Governments (CAPCOG)
  • Member, Transportation Committee of the Capital Area Council of Governments (CAPCOG)
  • Member, Round Rock Chamber of Commerce
  • Member, Austin Chamber of Commerce
  • Past Chair, Capital Improvements Advisory Committee of the City of Round Rock
  • Past Chair, City of Round Rock Planning and Zoning Commission
  • Past Chair, City of Round Rock Charter Review Commission
  • Past Member, Round Rock Chamber of Commerce Economic Development Advisory Committee

Frank believes in access to water and energy:

  • President, Brushy Creek Regional Utility Authority (BCRUA)
  • Member, Clean Air Coalition of the Capital Area Council of Governments (CAPCOG)

Frank believes in providing our community with broad access to healthcare:

  • Member, Rock/Austin Board of Directors of Baylor Scott & White Medical Center
  • Past Member, Board of Trustees of Seton Williamson Foundation
  • Past Member, Board of Directors of St. David’s Round Rock Medical Center
  • Past Member, Development Advisory Board of Baylor Scott & White Cancer Center

Frank believes in helping those who are most vulnerable in our community:

  • Executive Committee Member, Greater Round Rock Community Foundation
  • Past President, CHASCO YMCA
  • Past Executive Committee Member, YMCA of Greater Williamson County
  • Past President, Family Eldercare
  • Past President, Round Rock Rotary Club

Frank believes in building community through the arts:

  • Past/Founding Member, Board of Directors for Round Rock Foundation for the Arts and Entertainment/Next Act Foundation

Frank believes in supporting our first responders:

  • Past/Founding Member, Round Rock Police Foundation

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