Lawyer profile for USA 2021
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Environment - New York
"David is professional and responds very quickly with answers or advice. He is very strong in Superfund site matters." "He has a strong reputation in the field as someone who is thoughtful and who you can negotiate with."
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Mr. Freeman has over 40 years’ experience representing buyers, sellers, and developers of contaminated properties; representing both plaintiffs and defendants in Superfund and other litigation regarding the cleanup of hazardous waste sites; handling litigation related to remediation, cost recovery, property damage, and exposure to toxic substances; conducting and/or supervising environmental due diligence; and counseling with respect to environmental insurance issues. He is a frequent author and speaker and received a 2012 Burton Award as “an outstanding law firm author.” His extensive professional and pro bono activities include service as President of the New York City Brownfield Partnership, Vice Chair of the New York State League of Conservation Voters Education Fund, Co-Chair of the New York State Bar Association Environmental Law Section Committee of Hazardous Waste/Site Cleanup, and Special Legal Counsel to the United Nations Environment Programme for North American Environmental Affairs.. Prior to entering private practice, Mr. Freeman served as a legislative assistant to U.S. Senator Frank E. Moss (D-Utah) and a trial attorney at the Federal Trade Commission. In addition to Chambers USA, he is listed for environmental law by Best Lawyers® and New York Metro Super Lawyers.