Franklin Stone is an experienced lawyer with decades of experience in litigation and government. Stone served as Executive Director of Common Good, a legal advocacy group, from 2004-????. Previously, Stone was a partner at the law firm Hunton & Williams, where she specialized in commercial litigation and repeatedly was awarded the firm’s pro bono service award. From 1983 to 1987, Stone served as Assistant U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York. Prior to that, she was an associate at Patterson, Belknap, Webb & Tyler. She holds a law degree from the University Of Virginia School of Law and a Bachelor of Arts from Hollins College.
Stone lives in Cobble Hill, where she is deeply involved with community organizations. She is a member of the Board of Directors of the Downtown Brooklyn Waterfront L.D.C. and a member of the Citizens Advisory Council at the Brooklyn Bridge Park L.D.C. Additionally, Stone is First Vice President of the Cobble Hill Association, where she previously served as President. As part of her community involvement, she helped plan and design the Brooklyn Bridge Park, and is responsible for the enhancement of the quality of life and preservation of the special architectural character of the Cobble Hill Historic District. Stone and her husband, David Wenk, have a daughter, Anne.