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Gregory Franklin

Gregory Franklin is a member of the Litigation Practice in Greenberg Traurig's Dallas office. He focuses his practice on construction and financial services litigation and assists clients with finding practical and efficient ways to approach problems that threaten their businesses.

Capabilities

Experience

  • Trial counsel for a student housing developer in a dispute arising from breach of agreement and construction defects.°
  • Trial counsel for a financial institution in a dispute arising from a scheme to usurp bank owned properties through the foreclosure of inferior liens.°
  • Trial counsel for a digital transformation and IT consulting and services company in a contract dispute arising after an international acquisition of IT services business.°
  • Trial counsel for furniture manufacturer in a dispute involving an employee premise liability claim in a non-subscriber matter.°
  • Trial counsel for large industrial distributor in a dispute involving allegations of workers' compensation retaliation.°

°The above representations were handled by Mr. Franklin prior to his joining Greenberg Traurig, LLP.

  • Finance & Risk Compliance Manager, Senior Information Technology Auditor, Bank of America, 2000-2014
  • Law Clerk, Hon. Eric Moyé, Fourteenth Civil District Court, 2015
  • Legal Intern, Dallas County District Attorney’s Office, 2016

Recognition & Leadership

  • Top 40 Under 40, The National Black Lawyers, 2020
  • Member, Dallas Association of Young Lawyers (DAYL), 2014-Present
    • Member, DAYL Leadership Class, 2018
    • DAYL Foundation Fellow 2019-Present
  • Executive Board Member, Treasurer, Junior Players, 2018-Present
  • Member, Board of Directors, Texas Aggie Bar Association, 2020
  • Member, Board of Directors, Texas A&M School of Law Alumni Board, 2019-Present
  • Member, Texas Young Lawyers Association, 2017-Present
    • SBOT Leadership Class, 2019-2020
  • State Bar of Texas, Diversity Committee, 2020-Present
  • Member, Mayor’s Star Council (MSC), 2019-Present
    • Chair of Bus Stop Project
  • Member, National Black MBA Association, 2010-Present

Credentials

Education
  • J.D., cum laude, Texas A&M University School of Law, 2017
    • Order of the Barristers
    • Staff Editor, Law Review
  • M.B.A., The University of Texas at Dallas, 2009
  • B.B.A., magna cum laude, Texas A&M University, 2004
Admissions
  • Texas
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas