Jonathan Franklin

Senior Counsel

Jonathan is a seasoned litigator in the realms of complex litigation, including tort liability, products liability, professional liability, insurance, and reinsurance matters. His reputation as a skilled trial and appellate lawyer reflects his dedication to legal excellence and thorough understanding of high-stakes cases.

His legal practice is diverse, catering to insurers, their insureds in liability matters, corporations, and individual clients. This breadth of experience has honed his ability to navigate a wide range of legal challenges, making him a trusted advisor in the field. Currently, he plays a role in working with insurers on aviation insurance claims related to aircraft and related engines in Ukraine and Russia, a challenging endeavor in today’s global context.

Jonathan’s key contributions include:

  • Serving as national coordinating and trial counsel for a product manufacturer.
  • Acting as Florida regional counsel in various sectors, extending his legal expertise to support industry leaders.
  • Providing strategic litigation and appellate counsel for a leading Florida insurer, with a focus on nuanced policy and coverage issues.
  • Offering comprehensive representation in coverage, aviation, liability, and other key areas, tailored to each client’s unique needs.

Jonathan is honored to be Martindale Hubbell AV Rated™ and a member of the International Association of Defense Counsel (IADC). His participation in IADC’s committees such as Product Liability, Trial Techniques and Tactics, Insurance and Reinsurance, and others, underscores his commitment to legal innovation and excellence.

Above all, Jonathan values the trust and relationships he has built with his clients. He considers it a privilege to partner with them, approaching each case with a blend of professional rigor and a deep respect for the collaborative process. His approach to law is not just about legal victories, but about forging lasting partnerships and contributing positively to the corporate legal community.

Bar Admissions


State Courts:

  • Florida

Federal Courts:

  • US District Court, Middle District of Florida
  • US District Court, Northern District of Florida
  • US District Court, Southern District of Florida
  • Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeal
Education & Training


Cleveland State University Law School, Cleveland, Ohio | Juris Doctor | 1994
University of Miami, Coral Gables, Florida | Bachelor of Science | 1991
International Association of Defense Counsel Trial Academy graduate | 2003


+1 305.677.8010


9155 S. Dadeland Blvd
Suite 1710
Miami · FL · 33156