Frank W. Busch III

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Frank W. Busch III

Frank W. Busch III

Frank W. Busch III co-founded TLA in 2014 and serves as a Managing Partner of the firm. He has served as the President and Chief Executive of Thomas Title & Escrow, an affiliate of TLA, since 2006. Previously, Mr. Busch served as Corporate Counsel of a $4 billion bank holding company, where he was primarily responsible for advising the bank and its affiliates on M&A, regulatory matters, credit decisions and structuring supplier relationships.

From 2000 to 2002, he was a corporate and securities lawyer in the Phoenix office of Snell & Wilmer L.L.P., one of the largest firms in the Western U.S. He advised public and private companies in M&A, debt and equity issuances, securitizations and venture capital financings. Prior to Snell & Wilmer, he worked in the Mexico City office of the international law firm Baker & McKenzie. Mr. Busch is a member of the State Bar of Arizona and the State Bar of California. He is fluent in Spanish and English.

Education and Professional Qualifications

University of California, Hastings College of the Law, Juris Doctor
Universidad Iberoamericana, Mexico City – completed one semester of Mexican legal studies
University of Arizona, Honors College, Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, Entrepreneurship magna cum laude
Universidad LaSalle, Mexico City – completed one semester of business courses
Admitted to practice law in Arizona and California
Fluent in Spanish

Community Service and Affiliations

Board of Trustees, University of California, Hastings College of the Law
Board Member, North Dallas Chamber of Commerce
Gen Next
Corporate Advisory Committee, Dallas Arboretum
Urban Land Institute
The Real Estate Council of Dallas
Dallas Alumni Board, University of Arizona
Men’s Art Council, Phoenix Art Museum
Executive Council Charities/EC70
“Top 40 Under 40” award winner in 2007 by The Title Report, a leading industry publication Consumer
Rights Attorney of the Year (2003), Maricopa County Bar Association’s Volunteer Lawyers Program
Top Pro Bono Attorneys (2004), Arizona Foundation for Legal Services and Educatio