Franklin Law is a client-first law firm delivering top-flight legal representation to workers, executives, and small businesses. Our lawyers graduated from top law schools and built their careers at some of the nation's top law firms representing some of the country's leading companies, including Disney, Verizon, AT&T, Oracle, JP Morgan, Nationwide, and the Cheesecake Factory. Franklin Law was founded on the belief that workers and small businesses, not just wealthy corporations, deserve exceptional legal representation. To that end, Franklin Law works with its clients to deliver legal services tailored to the needs of each client.

Franklin Law

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Franklin Law

The attorneys of Franklin Law represent workers and small businesses in a wide range of employment law issues, including wrongful termination, sexual harassment, discrimination, and retaliation.

This lawyer is licensed to practice in California and has no record of discipline from the California bar association. *

Franklin Law

Franklin Law

Open for Business
Offers Video Calls

The attorneys of Franklin Law represent workers and small businesses in a wide range of employment law issues, including wrongful termination, sexual harassment, discrimination, and retaliation.

This lawyer is licensed to practice in California and has no record of discipline from the California bar association. *

Firm Overview

Franklin Law is a client-first law firm delivering top-flight legal representation to workers, executives, and small businesses.

Our lawyers graduated from top law schools and built their careers at some of the nation's top law firms representing some of the country's leading companies, including Disney, Verizon, AT&T, Oracle, JP Morgan, Nationwide, and the Cheesecake Factory.

Franklin Law was founded on the belief that workers and small businesses, not just wealthy corporations, deserve exceptional legal representation. To that end, Franklin Law works with its clients to deliver legal services tailored to the needs of each client.

Main Office

Main Office
100 Wilshire Ave.
Suite 700
SANTA MONICA, CA 90401

Phone

(424) 258-5129

Fees
Free Initial Consultation?

Free Consultation

Office Information
Unemployment

The employment lawyers of Franklin Law provide affordable and top-flight legal services to workers and small businesses throughout California. Our lawyers specialize in wrongful termination, discrimination, harassment, and unpaid wages.

Franklin Law is a client-first law firm delivering top-flight legal representation to workers, executives, and small businesses.

Our lawyers graduated from top law schools and built their careers at some of the nation's top law firms representing some of the country's leading companies, including Disney, Verizon, AT&T, Oracle, JP Morgan, Nationwide, and the Cheesecake Factory.

Franklin Law was founded on the belief that workers and small businesses—not just wealthy corporations—deserve exceptional legal representation. To that end, Franklin Law works with its clients to deliver legal services tailored to the needs of each client.

What distinguishes your law firm from others?

Franklin Law was founded on the belief that workers and small businesses—not just wealthy corporations—deserve exceptional legal representation. To that end, Franklin Law works with its clients to deliver legal services tailored to the needs of each client.

Franklin Law
Zak Franklin

Zak's expertise is in employment disputes and advising, including wrongful termination, discrimination, harassment, workplace accommodations, retaliation, meal and rest break violations, unpaid wages, and trade secrets. He also has substantial experience drafting and negotiating contracts, as well as litigating contract disputes.

Before founding Franklin Law, Zak worked at McDermott Will & Emery and Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld, two of the world's leading law firms, where he represented some of the country's largest corporations in a wide range of employment and contract matters.

A widely-published author, Zak's written works have appeared in a number of prestigious publications, including the California Law Review, the Berkeley Journal of Employment Law, Law360, the Daily Journal, and the Animal Law Review.

Zak graduated from the University of California, Berkeley School of Law and he received his Bachelor's degree from the University of Colorado at Boulder where Zak graduated summa cum laude. During law school, Zak was a member of the California Law Review and worked for the Honorable Richard Seeborg, U.S. District Court Judge for the Northern District of California.

In addition to fighting for workers and advising business owners, Zak has also made pro bono work an important part of his practice, representing indigent individuals in immigration, wrongful death, sexual assault, and personal injury litigations.

Several of Zak's cases have received widespread media attention, including in the Los Angeles Times, the San Jose Mercury News, CBS News, CNBC, NBC, the UK Daily Mail, and the Hollywood Reporter.

License

Bar Number: 302042
California, 2014

Education

University of California at Berkeley
J.D., 2014

Franklin Law
Zak Franklin

Zak's expertise is in employment disputes and advising, including wrongful termination, discrimination, harassment, workplace accommodations, retaliation, meal and rest break violations, unpaid wages, and trade secrets. He also has substantial experience drafting and negotiating contracts, as well as litigating contract disputes.

Before founding Franklin Law, Zak worked at McDermott Will & Emery and Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld, two of the world's leading law firms, where he represented some of the country's largest corporations in a wide range of employment and contract matters.

A widely-published author, Zak's written works have appeared in a number of prestigious publications, including the California Law Review, the Berkeley Journal of Employment Law, Law360, the Daily Journal, and the Animal Law Review.

Zak graduated from the University of California, Berkeley School of Law and he received his Bachelor's degree from the University of Colorado at Boulder where Zak graduated summa cum laude. During law school, Zak was a member of the California Law Review and worked for the Honorable Richard Seeborg, U.S. District Court Judge for the Northern District of California.

In addition to fighting for workers and advising business owners, Zak has also made pro bono work an important part of his practice, representing indigent individuals in immigration, wrongful death, sexual assault, and personal injury litigations.

Several of Zak's cases have received widespread media attention, including in the Los Angeles Times, the San Jose Mercury News, CBS News, CNBC, NBC, the UK Daily Mail, and the Hollywood Reporter.

License

Bar Number: 302042
California, 2014

Education

University of California at Berkeley J.D., 2014


Franklin Law
Cody Lonning

Prior to joining Franklin Law, Cody worked at the top law firms of Proskauer Rose LLP and Venable LLP, where he represented and advised some of America’s most successful and well-known companies. Cody's practice included work on a wide range of litigation, including those related to labor & employment, intellectual property, antitrust, contract disputes, consumer products, and real estate. His robust pro-bono practice included victories in debt collection and landlord-tenant disputes.

Cody has been published in a number of legal publications, including as a regular contributor to Employment Relations Today, for which he wrote a quarterly column on Supreme Court decisions relevant to Labor and Employment law. Cody left his corporate law practice because he is passionate about fighting for small businesses and working people.

Cody graduated from the University of California-Berkeley School of Law and received his bachelor’s degree from Walla Walla University, where he graduated magna cum laude. During law school, Cody externed for the Honorable William Alsup in the United States District Court for the Northern District of California. After law school, Cody clerked for the Honorable John H. Rich III in the United States District Court for the District of Maine.

Before his legal career, Cody farmed hay and wheat in Eastern Washington. Currently, he enjoys backpacking the Pacific Northwest’s Cascades, skiing the American Rockies, and walking his dog, Zuzu. In addition to his legal practice, Cody teaches history and politics at Eastern Washington University.

License

Bar Number: 301972
California, 2014

Education

University of California, Berkeley School of Law
J.D., 2014

Franklin Law
Cody Lonning

Prior to joining Franklin Law, Cody worked at the top law firms of Proskauer Rose LLP and Venable LLP, where he represented and advised some of America’s most successful and well-known companies. Cody's practice included work on a wide range of litigation, including those related to labor & employment, intellectual property, antitrust, contract disputes, consumer products, and real estate. His robust pro-bono practice included victories in debt collection and landlord-tenant disputes.

Cody has been published in a number of legal publications, including as a regular contributor to Employment Relations Today, for which he wrote a quarterly column on Supreme Court decisions relevant to Labor and Employment law. Cody left his corporate law practice because he is passionate about fighting for small businesses and working people.

Cody graduated from the University of California-Berkeley School of Law and received his bachelor’s degree from Walla Walla University, where he graduated magna cum laude. During law school, Cody externed for the Honorable William Alsup in the United States District Court for the Northern District of California. After law school, Cody clerked for the Honorable John H. Rich III in the United States District Court for the District of Maine.

Before his legal career, Cody farmed hay and wheat in Eastern Washington. Currently, he enjoys backpacking the Pacific Northwest’s Cascades, skiing the American Rockies, and walking his dog, Zuzu. In addition to his legal practice, Cody teaches history and politics at Eastern Washington University.

License

Bar Number: 301972
California, 2014

Education

University of California, Berkeley School of Law J.D., 2014


Firm Overview

Franklin Law is a client-first law firm delivering top-flight legal representation to workers, executives, and small businesses.

Our lawyers graduated from top law schools and built their careers at some of the nation's top law firms representing some of the country's leading companies, including Disney, Verizon, AT&T, Oracle, JP Morgan, Nationwide, and the Cheesecake Factory.

Franklin Law was founded on the belief that workers and small businesses, not just wealthy corporations, deserve exceptional legal representation. To that end, Franklin Law works with its clients to deliver legal services tailored to the needs of each client.

Main Office

Main Office
100 Wilshire Ave.
Suite 700
SANTA MONICA, CA 90401

Phone

(424) 258-5129

Fees
Free Initial Consultation?

Free Consultation

Office Information
Unemployment

The employment lawyers of Franklin Law provide affordable and top-flight legal services to workers and small businesses throughout California. Our lawyers specialize in wrongful termination, discrimination, harassment, and unpaid wages.

Franklin Law is a client-first law firm delivering top-flight legal representation to workers, executives, and small businesses.

Our lawyers graduated from top law schools and built their careers at some of the nation's top law firms representing some of the country's leading companies, including Disney, Verizon, AT&T, Oracle, JP Morgan, Nationwide, and the Cheesecake Factory.

Franklin Law was founded on the belief that workers and small businesses—not just wealthy corporations—deserve exceptional legal representation. To that end, Franklin Law works with its clients to deliver legal services tailored to the needs of each client.

What distinguishes your law firm from others?

Franklin Law was founded on the belief that workers and small businesses—not just wealthy corporations—deserve exceptional legal representation. To that end, Franklin Law works with its clients to deliver legal services tailored to the needs of each client.

Franklin Law
Zak Franklin

Zak's expertise is in employment disputes and advising, including wrongful termination, discrimination, harassment, workplace accommodations, retaliation, meal and rest break violations, unpaid wages, and trade secrets. He also has substantial experience drafting and negotiating contracts, as well as litigating contract disputes.

Before founding Franklin Law, Zak worked at McDermott Will & Emery and Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld, two of the world's leading law firms, where he represented some of the country's largest corporations in a wide range of employment and contract matters.

A widely-published author, Zak's written works have appeared in a number of prestigious publications, including the California Law Review, the Berkeley Journal of Employment Law, Law360, the Daily Journal, and the Animal Law Review.

Zak graduated from the University of California, Berkeley School of Law and he received his Bachelor's degree from the University of Colorado at Boulder where Zak graduated summa cum laude. During law school, Zak was a member of the California Law Review and worked for the Honorable Richard Seeborg, U.S. District Court Judge for the Northern District of California.

In addition to fighting for workers and advising business owners, Zak has also made pro bono work an important part of his practice, representing indigent individuals in immigration, wrongful death, sexual assault, and personal injury litigations.

Several of Zak's cases have received widespread media attention, including in the Los Angeles Times, the San Jose Mercury News, CBS News, CNBC, NBC, the UK Daily Mail, and the Hollywood Reporter.

License

Bar Number: 302042
California, 2014

Education

University of California at Berkeley
J.D., 2014

Franklin Law
Zak Franklin

Zak's expertise is in employment disputes and advising, including wrongful termination, discrimination, harassment, workplace accommodations, retaliation, meal and rest break violations, unpaid wages, and trade secrets. He also has substantial experience drafting and negotiating contracts, as well as litigating contract disputes.

Before founding Franklin Law, Zak worked at McDermott Will & Emery and Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld, two of the world's leading law firms, where he represented some of the country's largest corporations in a wide range of employment and contract matters.

A widely-published author, Zak's written works have appeared in a number of prestigious publications, including the California Law Review, the Berkeley Journal of Employment Law, Law360, the Daily Journal, and the Animal Law Review.

Zak graduated from the University of California, Berkeley School of Law and he received his Bachelor's degree from the University of Colorado at Boulder where Zak graduated summa cum laude. During law school, Zak was a member of the California Law Review and worked for the Honorable Richard Seeborg, U.S. District Court Judge for the Northern District of California.

In addition to fighting for workers and advising business owners, Zak has also made pro bono work an important part of his practice, representing indigent individuals in immigration, wrongful death, sexual assault, and personal injury litigations.

Several of Zak's cases have received widespread media attention, including in the Los Angeles Times, the San Jose Mercury News, CBS News, CNBC, NBC, the UK Daily Mail, and the Hollywood Reporter.

License

Bar Number: 302042
California, 2014

Education

University of California at Berkeley J.D., 2014


Franklin Law
Cody Lonning

Prior to joining Franklin Law, Cody worked at the top law firms of Proskauer Rose LLP and Venable LLP, where he represented and advised some of America’s most successful and well-known companies. Cody's practice included work on a wide range of litigation, including those related to labor & employment, intellectual property, antitrust, contract disputes, consumer products, and real estate. His robust pro-bono practice included victories in debt collection and landlord-tenant disputes.

Cody has been published in a number of legal publications, including as a regular contributor to Employment Relations Today, for which he wrote a quarterly column on Supreme Court decisions relevant to Labor and Employment law. Cody left his corporate law practice because he is passionate about fighting for small businesses and working people.

Cody graduated from the University of California-Berkeley School of Law and received his bachelor’s degree from Walla Walla University, where he graduated magna cum laude. During law school, Cody externed for the Honorable William Alsup in the United States District Court for the Northern District of California. After law school, Cody clerked for the Honorable John H. Rich III in the United States District Court for the District of Maine.

Before his legal career, Cody farmed hay and wheat in Eastern Washington. Currently, he enjoys backpacking the Pacific Northwest’s Cascades, skiing the American Rockies, and walking his dog, Zuzu. In addition to his legal practice, Cody teaches history and politics at Eastern Washington University.

License

Bar Number: 301972
California, 2014

Education

University of California, Berkeley School of Law
J.D., 2014

Franklin Law
Cody Lonning

Prior to joining Franklin Law, Cody worked at the top law firms of Proskauer Rose LLP and Venable LLP, where he represented and advised some of America’s most successful and well-known companies. Cody's practice included work on a wide range of litigation, including those related to labor & employment, intellectual property, antitrust, contract disputes, consumer products, and real estate. His robust pro-bono practice included victories in debt collection and landlord-tenant disputes.

Cody has been published in a number of legal publications, including as a regular contributor to Employment Relations Today, for which he wrote a quarterly column on Supreme Court decisions relevant to Labor and Employment law. Cody left his corporate law practice because he is passionate about fighting for small businesses and working people.

Cody graduated from the University of California-Berkeley School of Law and received his bachelor’s degree from Walla Walla University, where he graduated magna cum laude. During law school, Cody externed for the Honorable William Alsup in the United States District Court for the Northern District of California. After law school, Cody clerked for the Honorable John H. Rich III in the United States District Court for the District of Maine.

Before his legal career, Cody farmed hay and wheat in Eastern Washington. Currently, he enjoys backpacking the Pacific Northwest’s Cascades, skiing the American Rockies, and walking his dog, Zuzu. In addition to his legal practice, Cody teaches history and politics at Eastern Washington University.

License

Bar Number: 301972
California, 2014

Education

University of California, Berkeley School of Law J.D., 2014


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This lawyer is licensed to practice in California and has no record of discipline from the California bar association. *

* Nolo has confirmed that every member attorney has a valid license and is in good standing with the state agency that licenses lawyers. Any past disbarments and suspensions (with possible exceptions for minor violations or nonpayment of dues, in our discretion) will be indicated accordingly in the badge. Member attorneys are required to notify Nolo immediately if they become the subject of any disciplinary action by any state licensing agency.