Trial Ace: McGuireWoods' Ron Franklin

Law360, New York (September 2, 2015, 12:54 AM EDT) -- Representing clients on both sides of the bar, McGuireWoods LLP partner Ron Franklin has mastered a formula for winning over juries, as evidenced by his success in litigating cases ranging from personal injury to libel to commercial disputes over a four-decadeslong career.

For trial attorneys, success comes down to two sets of skills: First, it requires knowledge of the facts of the case and ways to apply the law to those facts. Second, it requires a certain amount of charm and likability to effectively persuade a...
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