Mr. Freeman earned his J.D. in 2015 from the University of California, Hastings College of the Law. He received Bachelor of Arts degrees in Psychology and Rhetoric in 2009 from the University of California, Berkeley. While at Hastings College of the Law, Mr. Freeman received CALI Excellence Awards in Legal Writing and Research and Cyberlaw. He also was an editor for the Hastings Law Journal and a mediator for the Civil Justice Mediation Clinic.
Mr. Freeman joined Valle Makoff as a law clerk in the summer of 2014 and continued his clerkship until becoming an associate attorney in the fall of 2015. Mr. Freeman has worked on numerous cases at Valle Makoff, including helping to obtain reversal on appeal of a directed verdict and key evidentiary rulings in a San Francisco hedge fund partner compensation and tort case and recently working to defeat a contested writ petition.
Prior to joining Valle Makoff, Mr. Freeman served as an extern to the Honorable Jon S. Tigar in the United States District Court for the Northern District of California. Prior to law school, Mr. Freeman worked in project management for a San Francisco market research firm and as a legal assistant for an Oakland law firm.
Mr. Freeman is a member of the State Bar of California and is admitted to practice law in California.