Franklin B. Munoz



Franklin is an associate with Foley & Lardner’s Litigation Department, where he represents private and public clients in a range of civil and criminal disputes. Franklin also maintains a robust pro bono practice focusing on the areas of immigration law and the rights of visual artists.  

Before joining Foley, Franklin clerked 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 prepared enforcement letters, pleadings, and motions involving public health and safety law—including emergency COVID-19 health orders. While clerking for the California Attorney General’s Office, Franklin drafted a successful motion for summary judgment in a civil rights suit. 

While in law school, Franklin was an active clinical student at the East Bay Community Law Center, where he defended clients facing eviction actions and supported policy initiatives in the areas of affordable housing production and community economic development.


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


  • Foley and Lardner LLP Diversity Fellow


  • California


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