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Franklin Sato


Fort Lauderdale
Office Phone: 954.761.9900
Office Fax: 954.761.9940
Cell Phone: 305.409.4458
Email: fsato@insurancedefense.net
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Practice Areas

  • Auto / Fleet
  • General Liability

Franklin Sato, Esq. is a Junior Partner and member of the bodily injury team and handles general liability, premises liability, negligent security, automobile liability and wrongful death claims in the Fort Lauderdale office. He also concentrates his practices in commercial litigation and has handled contract disputes and collection claims and represented auto manufacturers, auto dealers, retailers and insurance companies in arbitrations before the New Motor Vehicle Arbitration Board, American Arbitration Association, Forum Arbitration and BBB Arbitration. Franklin also handles first party condominium property claims.

Franklin obtained his Bachelor of Science degree from East Carolina University and his Juris Doctor from St. Thomas University School of Law. He is admitted in Florida (2008) and to the U.S. District Court, Southern District of Florida (2008). He also admitted to the United States Bankruptcy Court, Southern District of Florida. He has been selected to the Super Lawyers Rising Stars in Civil Defense over the last four consecutive years.

Education

  • East Carolina University, B.S., 2003
  • St. Thomas University School of Law, J.D., 2008

Bar Admissions

  • 2008, Florida.
  • 2008, United States District Court, Southern District of Florida.
  • 2008, United States Bankruptcy Court, Southern District of Florida.

Awards And Honors

  • Super Lawyers Rising Stars in Civil Defense (2014, 2015, 2016, 2017)

Personal/Civil Memberships

  • Appointed Member of the Florida Bar's Consumer Protection Committee (2009-2012)

Industries

  • Retailers
  • Financial Services Companies
  • Leasing Companies
  • Automobile Manufacturers
  • Commercial Landlords
  • Home Improvement Retailers
  • Shopping Malls and Centers
  • Restaurants
  • Insurance Companies
  • Third-Party Administrators
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