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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.