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Franklin L. Greene

Franklin L. Greene


Franklin Greene focuses his practice on product liability and toxic tort litigation matters. Franklin is well-versed in litigation in state and federal courts in the Carolinas. He has either filed a lawsuit or defended a client in all 100 counties in North Carolina and 46 counties in South Carolina during his career. There are very few venues there in which Franklin has not litigated a case. 

For nearly 20 years, Franklin has been involved in cases involving labor and employment to product liability, financial services, personal injury, asbestos and commercial litigation. He provided advice to small corporate client on federal and local labor laws. He reviewed and signed pleadings (complaints, default judgments, Motions for Judgment on the Pleadings, Motions for Summary Judgment) for collection litigation for various lenders. Franklin tried dozens of non-jury bench trials and has extensive experience taking depositions, defending depositions, and responding to discovery.

After graduating from Princeton, Franklin worked on the tournament staff of the LPGA Championship in Wilmington, Delaware. In this role, he was the director of a pro-am for the event and operated a year-round golf program for at-risk youth, the program is now known as the First Tee of Delaware. In his free time, Franklin enjoys basketball and still closely follows golf.

Bar Admissions

  • North Carolina, 2002
  • South Carolina, 2008

Court Admissions

  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Fourth Circuit
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of North Carolina
  • U.S. District Court, Middle District of North Carolina
  • U.S. District Court, Western District of North Carolina
  • U.S. District Court, District of South Carolina


  • University of South Carolina, J.D., 2002
    ABA Real Estate Probate and Property Journal
  • Princeton University, B.A., 1994
    Major: History


  • "North Carolina Lost Note Practice Point," Author, American Legal & Financial Network, November 2016
  • "When Statutory Notice Isn’t Enough Under State Wage Payment Acts," Author, October 2010