Rome-based regional law firm Brinson, Askew, Berry, Seigler, Richardson & Davis, LLP has announced that Georgia native, A. Franklin Beacham III, has been named a partner in the firm effective July 1, 2007. Beacham will continue to specialize in business litigation, construction law, and employment law.
After graduating from Georgia Tech (BME 1985), Beacham spent several years with Kimberly-Clark Corporation as an engineer, project manager, and manufacturing consultant.
He received his law degree from The University of Georgia School of Law (J.D. 2001), graduating magna cum laude and was inducted into The Order of the Coif, signifying his position in the top ten percent of his class. Beacham served on the Editorial Board of the Georgia Law Review from 1999 to 2000 and served as an Articles Editor for that publication from 2000 to 2001.
From 2001 to 2003, Beacham served as law clerk to the Honorable Harold L. Murphy, U.S. District Court Judge for the Northern District of Georgia in Rome.
Mr. Beacham has been named to the U.S. District Court’s Magistrate Judge Merit Selection Panel. This Panel reviews the service of active federal magistrate judges who are eligible for reappointment and screens and interviews potential new magistrate judge candidates.
He and his wife, Margaret, have two teen-age sons, Ansel and Austin. The Beachams are active members of Rome First United Methodist Church.
Brinson, Askew, Berry, Seigler, Richardson & Davis, LLP maintains offices at the historic Omberg House at 615 West 1st Street in Rome. Since 1975, the firm provides legal counsel for individual as well as corporate clients. The firm’s attorneys practice at all levels of state and federal court, engaging in a broad range of litigation dispute areas.
Managing partner King Askew says he is pleased to have Beacham become a partner in the firm. “We are very pleased to add Frank Beacham as one of our partners; we feel fortunate to have this accomplished attorney help us continue to face new growth opportunities."