Franklin D. Rosenblatt has joined Butler Snow’s Ridgeland office and will practice with the firm’s commercial litigation group.

“Frank is a skilled litigator, and after a successful military legal career, we’re thrilled to have him join the firm,” said Christopher R. Maddux, chair of Butler Snow. “The depth and variation of his high-stakes experience will be a tremendous asset to the challenges our clients may face.”

Rosenblatt retired as a Lieutenant Colonel with more than 12 years of experience serving in the U.S. Army Judge Advocate General’s Corps as a prosecutor, legal advisor and defense attorney. As a prosecutor, he tried dozens of international, financial and violent crimes cases to verdict. Additionally, he successfully prosecuted four terrorism suspects in the Iraqi court system of Kirkuk, Iraq. As a defense attorney from 2014 to 2018, Rosenblatt served as lead military defense counsel for Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl in the most publicized court-martial in American history.

Rosenblatt has won national recognition for his legal writing, having authored book chapters and co-authored two books.