Who We Are
Our Backgrounds and Credentials
Jennifer Freeman (Founding Partner)
Born New York, N.Y.; admitted to bar, 1980, New York and Texas.

Education: National Law Center, George Washington University (J.D., with honors). Editor-in-Chief, Journal of International Law and Economics. Cornell University (B.A., cum laude).

Clerkship: Law Clerk to the Honorable John R. Brown, Chief Judge, United States Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit, 1979-1980.

Publications: "Workout Litigation and Private Banking," Banking Law Series 83 (PLI, 1992); "Post-Closing Purchase Price Disputes," N.Y.L.J. Sept. 12, 1991; "Judgments In Foreign Currency—A Little Known Change In NY Law," The Int'l Lawyer, Fall 1989; "Hidden Innovation In NY's Foreign Currency Direct Broadcast Developments," 74 Am. Soc'y Int'l Law Proceedings 298; "Toward the Free Flow of Information: Direct Satellite Broadcasting," 13 J. Int'l Law & Econ. 329.

Teaching: "National Institute of Trial Advocacy Faculty, Trial Academy -- Direct and Cross Examination Skills," 1993.

Bar Memberships: National Employment Lawyer Assocation, Former Member, Committee on State Courts of Superior Jurisdiction, Arbitration and Dispute Resolution Committee, Foreign and Comparative Law Committee, Committee Re: Legal Issues of the Homeless and Municipal Affairs Committee, The Association of the Bar of the City of New York.

Prior Legal Employment: Litigation Partner/Counsel, Milgrim Thomajan & Lee/Varet & Fink PC, Litigation Associate, Shearman & Sterling.

Reported Cases: CEPSA v. Pepsi Cola Co., 114 Fed. Appx. 423 (2d Cir. 2004), CEPSA v. Pepsi Cola Co., 287 Fed. Appx. 122 (2d Cir. 2008); Perdue v. City University of N.Y., 13 F.Supp.2d 326 (E.D.N.Y. 1998); Graphic Scanning Corp. v. Yampol, 850 F.2d 131 (2d Cir. 1988); Interpetrol Bermuda Ltd. v. Trinidad & Tobago Oil Co., 573 N.Y.S. 2d 598 (NY Sup. Ct. 1987); Banco Para El Comercio Exterior de Cuba v. First Nat'l City Bank, 744 F.2d 237 (2d Cir. 1984); Tran v. Citibank, N.A., 586 F.Supp. 203 (S.D.N.Y. 1983).

Practice Areas: Employment Law; Litigation; Criminal Victim's Rights; Dispute Resolution; Sports Law