Steven Franklin


Education and Clerkships

J.D., Wake Forest University School of Law, 2016, cum laude, Order of the Coif, Wake Forest Law Review, Editorial Staff

B.A., Political Science, minor in Middle East studies, North Carolina State University, 2013, summa cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa


Texas, 2016




Steven Franklin is an associate in the Capital Markets and Securities Practice Group in the Dallas office of Haynes and Boone. Steven brings a tireless work ethic and unbridled passion for excellence to each matter on which he works.

These two qualities were particularly prevalent during Steven’s time in law school at Wake Forest University. He served as a representative to the Student Bar Association, worked as a teaching assistant and a research assistant for two separate courses, competed on the school’s National Trial Team, and was published by the Wake Forest Law Review.

Selected Publications and Speeches

  • "SEC To Require Exhibit Hyperlinks and HTML Format," co-author, Haynes and Boone client alert, March 28, 2017.
  • "SEC Issues Additional Guidance on CEO Pay-Ratio Disclosure Rule under Dodd-Frank," co-author, Haynes and Boone client alert, November 10, 2016.
  • "Big Brother Is Watching You: Government Surveillance Through Cell-Site Location Information Technology and the Fourth Circuit’s Attempt to Stop it", Author, Wake Forest Law Review, May 2016.

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