Franklin B. Munoz

Law Graduate

Overview

Franklin Muñoz is a law graduate with Foley & Lardner LLP’s Litigation Department. He is based in the Los Angeles office, and is a member of the Business Litigation & Dispute Resolution Practice Group. He began his career at Foley as a summer associate. Franklin is not admitted to practice law in any state.

During law school, Franklin worked as a law clerk for several government offices. At the Oakland City Attorney’s Office, Franklin conducted legal research involving worker benefits programs, and supported investigations involving California’s False Advertising Law. At the San Francisco City Attorney’s Office, he drafted enforcement letters, pleadings, and motions involving local public health and safety law—including local emergency COVID-19 health orders. While clerking for the California Attorney General’s Office, Franklin drafted a successful motion for summary judgment in a Section 1983 suit. 

Franklin was also an active clinical student at the East Bay Community Law Center, where he defended pro bono clients facing eviction actions. He also worked to further the Center’s public policy initiatives in the areas of affordable housing production and community economic development.

Education

  • University of California, Berkeley (JD, Pro Bono Honors, 2021)
    • Pro Bono Honors
    • Clinical Student, East Bay Community Law Center (Housing Clinic, Economic Justice Clinic)
    • Submissions Editor, Berkeley La Raza Law Journal
  • University of California, Santa Cruz (BA, magna cum laude, 2017)
    • Studied Philosophy and History
    • Member, Phi Beta Kappa Honors Society

Recognition

  • Foley and Lardner LLP Diversity Fellow

Admissions

Franklin is not admitted to practice law in any state.