Francis Bergold


New York

(212) 883-4931

(212) 986-0604

Francis has a broad-based commercial real estate practice, with significant experience in acquisitions and dispositions as well as financing and leasing matters. In his transactional practice, Francis has represented owners, investors, and developers related to the acquisition and disposition of office, mixed-use, and industrial properties. Experienced in real estate finance, he represents borrowers and lenders in construction lending and securitized conduit lending programs. Francis’ leasing experience extends to office, retail, and warehouse leases, and includes the representation of landlords, tenants, and owners of first class office buildings and retail space in Lower and Midtown Manhattan.

Francis earned his law degree from Fordham University School of Law where he was a notes and articles editor for the Fordham Journal of Corporate & Financial Law. He studied political science at Williams College.


Represented a furniture industry client in connection with obtaining senior debt financing totaling $22.5 million in senior debt. This transaction drew upon the experience of our corporate, intellectual property, and real estate attorneys.

Represented a large architecture and design firm in connection with leasing approximately 80,000 sq. ft. within a Lower Manhattan trophy building that the firm designed.

Represented a large engineering firm in connection with leasing office space in a first class office building in Dallas.

Represented large private equity firm in connection with leasing office space within new construction office tower in Midtown Manhattan.

Represented Fortune 500 company in connection with leasing approximately 400,000 sq. ft. warehouse leases in Pennsylvania.



Summary and Analysis of Key Provisions of the CARES Act

March 28, 2020

Members of Cozen O'Connor's Coronavirus Task Force provide analysis of the CARES Act and how it will impact small businesses, distressed industries, employers and employees, taxes, and the health care, real estates, and energy industries.


  • Fordham University School of Law, J.D., 2015
  • Williams College, B.A., 2009
  • New York
  • New Jersey