Jesse O. Franklin  IV - K&L Gates

Jesse O. Franklin IV

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2007

Mr. Franklin focuses his practice on construction law consulting and litigation, and general business litigation. Despite his focus on owner representation, principally public entities, private owners and developers; Mr. Franklin has also represented architects, engineers, general contractors and subcontractors in construction disputes. The disputes have involved data centers, public facilities, commercial buildings, bridges, landslides, docks, underground utilities, condominiums, private homes and an Aker H-3 semi-submersible drilling rig. He has developed and prepared project specific and master form contracts for, and assisted in the negotiations of, hundreds of contracts and agreements between owners, contractors, architects, engineers and consultants for projects located in the United States, Canada, Europe, South America and Asia.

University of WashingtonBA Seattle University School of LawJ.D.

Case History

Other Court Admissions
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
  • United States District Court for the District of Idaho
  • United States District Court for the Eastern District of Washington
  • United States District Court for the Western District of Washington

Office Location

925 Fourth Avenue, Suite 2900
Seattle, WA 98104-1158
United States

Practice Areas

Construction Law
Litigation - Construction