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Jorge Franco

is a senior equity member of the Phoenix/New Mexico law firm of Jennings Haug Keleher McLeod, LLC where he has been a partner since 1996. Although originally from Philadelphia, PA he is a 1991 graduate of the Thomas M. Cooley Law School, Western Michigan University. He is also a graduate of the Arizona State Bar College of Trial Advocacy (’94) and the National Institute of Trial Advocacy (’95). Mr. Franco’s practice has been dedicated to representing both Plaintiff and Defense clients in complex civil litigation with a focus on governmental/municipal liability, child abuse, vulnerable adult, medical malpractice, product liability and all aspects of insurance related litigation. He has obtained notable trial verdicts and results as lead counsel that include the top Arizona civil tort verdict in 2004 and a Top 10 Arizona civil verdict in 2016. Mr. Franco serves as adjunct faculty at the Arizona State University, Sandra Day O’Connor Collete of Law where his courses include Professional Responsibility and Litigation/Trial Practice. He also serves as a Board Member and Faculty of the Arizona State Bar College of Trial Advocacy. He is a recurring faculty presenter of the Arizona State Bar Course on Professionalism and has served as a Maricopa County Judge Pro Tem. Mr. Franco holds an AV rating by Martindale Hubbell and has earned recognition by numerous rating outlets including: Best Lawyers in America by US News and World Report; Arizona’s Top 100 Trial Lawyers by National Trial Lawyers; Arizona’s Finest Lawyers (Sustaining Member); America’s Top 100 High Stakes Litigators for Arizona; America’s Top 100 Civil Defense Litigators for Arizona; and Top Lawyers of Arizona by the Arizona Republic. Mr. Franco is a life-long competitive tennis player, member of the United Stated Tennis Association and a member of the organizing Board of the Arizona Tennis Classic, a men’s professional level (ATP) tennis tournament held annually in Phoenix since its inception in 2019.

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