Zenus Franklin

Associate Dayton
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Zenus is a business and finance attorney in Taft’s Dayton office, where he focuses on corporate governance, privacy and data security and data governance planning.

Zenus received his J.D., cum laude, from the University of Dayton School of Law, where he was a publications editor of the University of Dayton Law Review. He received his bachelor’s degree in criminology and criminal justice studies with a minor in business from The Ohio State University.


  • Honoree, CALI Excellence for the Future Award in Legislation (2018)

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  • University of Dayton School of Law (2019)
  • The Ohio State University (2016)

    Bachelor's degree in criminology and criminal justice studies, minor in business


  • State - Ohio

Speeches and Publications

  • Co-author, “Artificial Intelligence in Construction: The Legal Implications,” CBA Report, May/June 2021 issue
  • Co-author, “Don’t Say Breach,” Cyber Security Summit Newsletter, Feb. 9, 2021

Professional Affiliations

  • Dayton Bar Association