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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.

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.

 

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 also serves as volunteer board member at the Wounded

Warriors Ohana.

 

Mr. Franklin-Murdock is a member of the Hawaii State Bar Association and is admitted to

practice in all state and federal courts in the State of Hawaii.