Franklin Graves

Franklin is an attorney in Business & Legal Affairs at Naxos of America, Inc., in Nashville, TN. He received his J.D. from Belmont University College of Law in Nashville and is licensed to practice law in Tennessee.

His past experience includes Sony Music, Apple, Inc., and freelance video production. Franklin was awarded the "Top Student" award by the Samford University Department of Journalism and Mass Communication in 2010. In 2014, Franklin was recognized by the Tennessee Supreme Court for outstanding pro bono legal work during law school. Additionally, Franklin received special recognizition from the American Bar Association's Section of Intellectual Property Law for "Outstanding Leadership Contribution" at the 2014 ABA Annual Conference in Boston, MA.

Franklin is a former research intern for This WEEK in LAW, a weekly technology law podcast part of the TWiT Network, as well as a former legal intern with the Volunteer Lawyers and Professionals for the Arts, part of the Arts & Business Council of Greater Nashville. During his time in law school, Franklin also served as a research assistant to Professor Loren Mulraine and a law clerk at The McKenzie Law Firm.