Anderson Franco has focused his career to representing clients in landlord-tenant disputes, personal injury matters, and real property claims. He has served as the trial attorney in jury and bench trials. He has successfully argued motions before various California courts, including motions for summary judgment and discovery motions. Mr. Franco has litigated matters with 60+ parties, cases designated complex by the court, and multiple million-dollar cases ($1,000,000+).

Mr. Franco has also contributed to creating landlord-tenant law through the California Court of Appeals, First District. The Court published a decision in his client’s favor that expanded on the San Francisco Rent Ordinance and eviction requirements: Reynolds v. Lau (2019) 39 Cal.App.5th 953.

Mr. Franco was selected by Super Lawyers Magazine as a Rising Star in the area of Civil Litigation. The attorneys selected as Rising Stars are limited to 2.5% of the outstanding emerging lawyers in Northern California who are age 40 and under or having practiced 10 years or less.

Mr. Franco has a wealth of experience representing Plaintiffs and Defendants in cases concerning: 

  • Evictions
  • Landlord harassment
  • Habitability
  • Slip & falls
  • Automobile Accidents
  • Catastrophic Injuries 
  • Bar/nightclub injuries
  • Construction defect
  • Contract disputes
  • Premises liability

Mr. Franco graduated from University of California, Berkeley, with bachelor’s degrees in rhetoric and ethnic studies, and a minor in Chicano studies. Mr. Franco was awarded two highly coveted full-tuition scholarships: Gates Millennium Scholarship and the IDEAL Scholarship through the Level Playing Field Institute.

Mr. Franco then obtained his law degree from University of California, Berkeley, School of Law (Boalt Hall). In law school, Mr. Franco was the Editor-in-Chief of the Berkeley Business Law Journal and an editor for the Berkeley La Raza Law Journal.  

Mr. Franco is an elected board member and Vice President of the San Francisco La Raza Lawyers Association (SFLRLA) and the Bay Area Latino Lawyers Fund. Mr. Franco has also published legal guides on CEBBlog.

Mr. Franco is a native Spanish speaker and a native San Franciscan.

Mr. Franco can be reached at (415) 268-8130 or afranco(at)

Contact Anderson

601 Montgomery Street, Suite 700,
San Francisco, CA 94111

Tel 415.268.8000
Fax 415.268.8180

  • Landlord-Tenant
  • Personal Injury
  • Real Property Disputes

Academic Credentials

University of California, Berkeley, School of Law (Boalt Hall), J.D., 2013

  • Berkeley Business Law Journal
  • Berkeley La Raza Law Journal
    (Executive Board member)

University of California, Berkeley, B.A. (Rhetoric, Ethnic Studies, and Chicano Studies minor), 2010

  • IDEAL Scholar
  • Gates Millennium Scholar


State Bar of California
U.S. District Court, Eastern District of California
U.S. District Court, Northern District of California


San Francisco La Raza Lawyers Association (Director-at-Large, 2015)
American Bar Association

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