About Ken Franconero

Ken Franconero has more than 20 years’ total experience representing both employers and injured employees in the areas of Defense Base Act law, state workers’ compensation law and Longshore law. Defense Base Act law is a subset of workers’ compensation law.

Mr. Franconero knows how the DBA claim process works. He has broad experience working with adjusters, doctors, nurse case managers, employer representatives, supervisors, Department of Labor examiners, and – most importantly – the injured military contractor employee.


Mr. Franconero graduated from Franklin and Marshall College, in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, where he earned his Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) in Economics. He earned his law degree (J.D.) from Rutgers University School of Law – Camden, New Jersey.

Ken Franconero has the distinction of earning his Associate of Risk Management certification (ARM), giving him a unique perspective of how military contractors and their insurance companies evaluate risk and DBA claims costs.

Mr. Franconero is admitted to the Florida, New Jersey, Pennsylvania and Ohio bars. He is admitted to practice before Federal court in the the Southern District of Ohio and Southern District of Florida. He has prior experience as an adjuster, claims handler and employer representative. We can represent you before the Department of Labor throughout the United States, regardless of where you reside or where the DOL office is located.

Mr. Franconero was defense attorney for Department of Defense military contractors and their DBA insurance companies for several years. He currently limits his practice to representing injured military contractor employees under the Defense Base Act.