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 currently addicted to the Peloton bike and also enjoys hiking with her dog, Caroline. She also enjoys the arts, music and culture of downtown Asheville.

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

Bar Admissions

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

Community Involvement

  • WCQS (Board Member, 2013-present)
  • Homeward Bound (Board Member, 2012-2015)
  • United Way (Highlands Circle Steering Committee, 2013-2015)