April 18, 2018

ABA Business Law Section honors Atlanta lawyer Therese Franzén with Jean Allard Glass Cutter Award

WASHINGTON, April 18, 2018 –  Atlanta attorney Therese “Terry” G. Franzén was honored with the American Bar Association Business Law Section’s 26th  Jean Allard Glass Cutter Award, which recognizes an exceptional female business lawyer who has made significant contributions to the legal profession and the section. The award was presented during a ceremony at the Business Law Section’s annual Spring Meeting on Friday, April 13 in Orlando, Fla.

“Terry is a brilliant lawyer with a strong focus on helping people, and her track record of helping women succeed and advance to positions of leadership is unparalleled,” said Christopher J. Rockers, chair of the ABA Business Law Section.

Franzén co-founded Franzén and Salzano PC in 1997 and continues of counsel after retirement from the practice of law. She co-founded ComplyShare LLC, a mortgage quality control and compliance company in 2008. Prior to co-founding her law firm, Franzén served as general counsel at Fleet Finance; managed the Commercial Litigation Department at Lamberth, Cifelli, Ellis & Nason, PA; and served as an assistant solicitor in Cobb County, Ga.

Franzén is a nationally recognized expert in consumer financial services law, a fellow of the American College of Consumer Financial Services Lawyers, a member of the Governing Committee of the Conference of Consumer Finance Law and the former president of the Georgia Real Estate Fraud Prevention & Awareness Coalition.

She chaired the ABA’s Business Law Section Council Committee Membership and Outreach and the In the Know Webinar Series, served on the publication board for the section and is past chair of the Consumer Financial Services Committee. Franzén received the 2015 Section Chair’s Award for her service to the section. She is a life fellow of the American Bar Foundation.

Franzén is a graduate of the University of Georgia with a B.A. in History, and the University of Georgia School of Law. She is admitted to practice law in the state, federal and appellate courts of Georgia.

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