Jesse D. Franklin-Murdock is an associate practicing in the areas of commercial litigation and
labor and employment law.
Jesse D. Franklin-Murdock is an associate practicing in the areas of commercial litigation and labor and employment law. He joined the firm in 2017 after graduating summa cum laude from the William S. Richardson School of Law at the University of Hawaii at Manoa. Education While in law school, Mr. Franklin-Murdock served as an Outside Articles Editor on the University of Hawaii Law Review. Mr. Franklin-Murdock received CALI Excellence for the Future Awards for receiving the highest grades in Business Associations, Legal Practice I, Real Property I, Real Property II, and State and Local Government and Finance. Mr. Franklin-Murdock completed judicial externships with the Honorable Richard R. Clifton of the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit and the Honorable J. Michael Seabright, Chief Judge of the United States District Court for the District of Hawaii, in addition to serving as a summer law clerk at the City and County of Honolulu Department of the Corporation Counsel. In his final semester of law school, Mr. Franklin-Murdock served as a teaching assistant in Professor David L. Callies’ Real Property I class. Background Mr. Franklin-Murdock grew up in Honolulu and is a graduate of Iolani School. Mr. Franklin-Murdock received a Bachelor of Arts in Economics from the University of Hawaii at Manoa. Mr. Franklin-Murdock is a member of the American Bar Association and the Hawaii State Bar Association and is admitted to practice in all state and federal courts in the State of Hawaii.