Incorporation Lawyers Franklin
Kenneth B. Franklin practices in the area of complex commercial litigation. Mr. Franklin has helped clients successfully resolve issues dealing with a wide variety of subject matters, including securities litigation, trademark litigation, construction claims, media law, financial services, and insurance. Atlanta Magazine has named Mr. Franklin a Georgia Super Lawyer Rising Star from 2010 through 2017.
Highlights of Mr. Franklin's recent experience include: enjoining the sale of expired consumables by a third party on behalf of the manufacturer; obtaining the dismissal of a dealership agreement arbitration on behalf of a parts manufacturer; representing a public REIT and the current board of directors in shareholder class action litigation filed in both state and federal court related to an $11.2 billion acquisition merger; representing a publicly traded healthcare REIT and its former directors in shareholder class action litigation filed in state and federal court related to a $1.9 billion sales merger; representing an international manufacturer pursuing construction defect and product liability claims related to the wholesale failure of the roof on a manufacturing facility; representing television show producer on defamation claim; and favorable settlements or dismissals in a number of shareholder class action and derivative lawsuits asserting claims for securities law violations and fiduciary duty breaches.
Mr. Franklin is very active in the Atlanta pro bono community. In addition to volunteering his time to handle cases for victims of domestic violence, Mr. Franklin is a member of the Atlanta Volunteer Lawyers Foundation's Junior Board. Mr. Franklin received the Domestic Violence Project Volunteer of the Year Award from the Atlanta Volunteer Lawyers Foundation in 2014 and the prestigious Duane Morris Pro Bono Award in 2015.
Mr. Franklin is a cum laude graduate of the University of Georgia School of Law, where he was Executive Editor of the Journal of Intellectual Property Law, and a cum laude graduate of Davidson College, where he was a member of the varsity football team.
Areas of Practice
- Securities Litigation
- First Amendment and Media Law
- Commercial Litigation
- Construction Group
- Creditors' Rights and Advisory Services
- Bank and Financial Institution Representation