is Technology Counsel at HCA Healthcare, Inc.
in Nashville, TN. He previously served as Commercial Counsel at the online event platform Eventbrite, Inc.
, and as Corporate Counsel at Naxos Music Group
, a global music company based out of Hong Kong. He's a two-time recipient of the ABA's Section of Intellectual Property Law "Award for Outstanding Leadership Contribution," first as a law student in 2014 and again as a practicing attorney in 2017. He also served as a Young Lawyer Council Member (2019-2020) and a Young Lawyer Fellow (2015-2018) for the IP Section.
Areas of expertise include: intellectual property, technology & privacy laws, technology transactions & technology licensing, media licensing, corporate governance, new media laws, employment law & human resource issues, and media & entertainment business.
Franklin enjoys spending his free time exploring the Nashville food scene with his wife and taking their pug to dog parks. Franklin received his B.A. in Journalism from Samford University in Birmingham, AL and was named Journalism Student of the Year in 2010. He received his J.D., with a Certificate in Entertainment & Music Business Law, from Belmont University College of Law in Nashville, TN.