Abby A. Franke

Abby A. Franke -AssociateAssociate
Eccleston and Wolf Washington DC Office
1629 K Street, NW
Davis Building – Suite 260
Washington, DC 20006
202-857-1696 / 202-857-0762 (fax)

Abby joined Eccleston and Wolf as an associate in August 2015, after working as a criminal defense and family law attorney at a regional law firm. Abby’s practice focuses in the areas of professional malpractice, premises liability, and general liability defense, which has included cases involving the representation of lawyers, health care practitioners, engineers, architects, property managers, landowners, and motor vehicle operators/owners.  Abby also represents attorneys in professional disciplinary matters before the District of Columbia Office of Disciplinary Counsel and the Virginia State Bar. Additionally, Abby represents health care practitioners in disciplinary matters before the District of Columbia Board of Medicine and Virginia Board of Health Professionals.

Louisiana State University Shreveport, Cellular and Molecular Biology, magna cum laude (B.S., 2011)
Mississippi College School of Law, magna cum laude (J.D., 2014) Law Review, 2012-2014; Moot Court Board, 2012-2014

Virginia Supreme Court, 2014
District of Columbia Court of Appeals, 2016
United States District Court for the District of Columbia, 2017

Speaking Engagements:
It’s Not Rigged: You’ve Been Hacked. Are you Ready? And Other Ethics Updates (February 23, 2017)
Professional Ethics 2018 – Not Fake News (January 18, 2018)

Professional Affiliations
Treasurer, D.C. Defense Lawyers’ Association, 2018-present

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