Liz Franks’ practice focuses on general litigation. Prior to joining MGC, Liz worked at the U.S. Attorney’s Office, clerked for Judge Max O. Cogburn, Jr. of the U.S. District Court for the Western District of North Carolina, and practiced at an Asheville area law firm.

Liz is addicted to all things Peloton and exploring the outdoors with her dog, Caroline.

Practice Areas

  • Adulterated Food
  • Alcohol Liability
  • Bad Faith
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Construction
  • Coverage
  • Litigation
  • Premises Liability
  • Products Liability
  • Professional Liability
  • Slander/Defamation
  • Trucking


  • University of Dayton School of Law (JD)
  • University of Miami (BBA)

Professional Memberships

  • North Carolina Bar Association
  • North Carolina Association of Defense Attorneys
  • 28th Judicial District Bar (2014-2016: Executive Board)

Bar Admissions

  • 2016 Cherokee Supreme Court
  • 2009 North Carolina
  • 2005 Ohio

Community Involvement

  • Blue Ridge Public Radio (2013-2019: Board Member)
  • Homeward Bound (2012-2015: Board Member)
  • United Way (2013-2015: Highlands Circle Steering Committee)
  • Buncombe County Bar Mentoring Program