Eric M. Freedman
Eric Freedman was born in Los Angeles, California. He received his Bachelors of Arts Degree from the University of California at Berkeley and his Juris Doctorate from the University of Iowa College of Law. At Berkeley, Freedman graduated with high honors in legal studies while double majoring in legal studies and political science.
Freedman graduated from the University of Iowa College of Law with distinction. While at Iowa, he served as Articles Editor of the Iowa Law Review. Freedman's Law Review article, "Campaign Finance and the First Amendment: A Rawlsian Analysis" was published in Volume 85 of the Iowa Law Review.
After law school, Freedman joined the law firm of Glaser, Weil, Fink, Jacobs & Shapiro, LLP, where he was an associate in the business litigation department. Freedman handled state and federal court litigation while representing plaintiffs and defendants in a variety of general and complex business related matters, including; entertainment, contract disputes, corporate, insurance defense, business torts, intellectual property, constitutional law, bankruptcy, and appellate practice, among others. In August of 2002, Freedman resigned from his position with Glaser Weil in order to pursue other endeavors, and in particular, to form The Freedman Law Group.
The Freedman Law Group represents a broad range of clients in all aspects of the law including prosecuting and defending civil and business litigation, collections related issues, education law, including advocating on behalf of special needs children, and adoption related matters including adoption finalization work.
Freedman was drawn to special education and adoption related issues as a result of personal circumstances involving his brother. In assisting his father and brother seek adoption assistance benefits for special needs children and style an effective IEP, he developed a detailed working knowledge of the rights of disabled and special needs children under various federal and state statutes.
In addition to his litigation experience, Freedman also has a broad range of knowledge in representing clients in mediation, arbitration, and appeals.