Frank Spinella is a trial attorney by vocation, and a writer by avocation. He is a graduate of Cornell University, receiving a BA in Philosophy in 1976 and a law degree in 1979. He has practiced at law firms in Washington, DC, and New Haven, CT, as in-house counsel to a major trade association headquartered in New York City, and since 1987 at his own firm in Concord, NH. Spinella is listed in Best Lawyers in America in several fields, including commercial litigation. He has authored a number of law journal articles and two novels.