G. Franklin Lemond, Jr.
Franklin is a partner in Webb, Klase & Lemond. He is admitted to practice before all Georgia trial courts, the Northern and Middle Districts of Georgia, and the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals. Franklin has experience in a wide variety of matters, including First Amendment and other constitutional litigation, consumer class-action law, zoning and land use law, general business litigation, and real estate litigation. In recent years, Franklin has been a lead attorney in the effort to bring an end to corporate abuses, such as improper overdraft fees by some of the country's largest banks. Prior to joining the firm, he worked as a Law Librarian at one of Atlanta's most prominent law firms, Alston & Bird, while attending law school.
Franklin graduated from Georgia State University College of Law in 2004. While in law school, Franklin was selected to be a member of Georgia State's Moot Court team and received an Honors distinction in his Litigation Section. As a member of the Federalist Society, he was elected Vice President of the College of Law's chapter.
As an undergraduate, Franklin attended Furman University in Greenville, South Carolina, where he graduated in 1996 with degrees in History and Political Science. After graduating from Furman, Franklin went on to receive a Masters Degree in History from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte in 1998. Prior to attending law school, Franklin was an adjunct History instructor at Reinhardt College in Waleska, Georgia.
Franklin lives in Alpharetta, Georgia with his wife, Amy, and their daughter. He enjoys basketball, golf, and being a parent. Atlanta has been his home for the last seventeen years.