Michelle A. Freeman is an associate and litigation lawyer with Foley & Lardner LLP. She is a member of the Business Litigation & Dispute Resolution and Government Enforcement Defense & Investigations Practices.
Ms. Freeman was a summer associate with Foley in 2014. Prior to joining Foley, she worked as an intern for the United States Attorneys Office, analyzing court transcripts and plea agreements. She researched legal parameters for Rule 11 of Federal Rules of Criminal Procedure. Ms. Freeman has held positions as judicial intern for the Honorable Judge John W. Darrah, United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois and as senior policy and advocacy specialist for Jewish Women International. She is extensively experienced with the International Violence Against Women Act, Violence Against Women Act reauthorization, Teen Datiging Violence Act and the Primary and Secondary Education Reform Act.
Ms. Freeman received her law degree from the Michigan Law School (J.D. 2014). She completed the Geneva Fellowship Program at the United Nations Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights. She was notes editor for the Michigan Journal of International Law. She chaired the Street Law – Safe House Domestic Violence Shelter.
Ms. Freeman completed her undergraduate studies at The George Washington University (B.A., magna cum laude, 2008). She graduated Phi Beta Kappa and received the Presidential Academic Scholarship. Ms. Freeman served as legislative coordinator for the Student Global AIDS Campaign and executive vice president of the National Society of Collegiate Scholars. She was also a founder of the Global Voices HIV/AIDS, a non-profit focused on increasing student political awareness and activism. She was also a member of the Alpha Delta Pi Sorority.
Ms. Freeman is admitted to practice in Michigan.