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George Clemon FREEMAN

GEORGE FREEMAN, American Lawyer, Partner of HUNTON & WILLIAMS, specializing in the field of General Civil Practice. Litigation, Corporation and Banking. Energy and Environmental Law, Public Utilities, Antitrust, Taxation, Municipal Bond. Labor, Estate Planning, Real Estate Law.

Background

  • Freeman, George Clemon was born on January 3, 1929 in Birmingham, Alabama, United States. Son of George Clemon and Annie Laura (Gill) Freeman.

  • Education

    • Vanderbilt University (Bachelor of Arts, 1950). Yale Law School (Bachelor of Laws, 1956). Phi Beta Kappa; Phi Delta Phi.

      Omicron Delta Kappa. Law Clerk to Mr. Justice Black, United States. Supreme Court, 1956-1957.

      Member, Congressional Study Group Under Section 301 (e) of the Superfund Act, 1980-1982. Chairman, Advisory Council of the Energy Policy Studies Center of the University of Virginia, 1981-1985. Chairman, Legal Advisory Committee, Virginia Commission on Transportation, 21st Century, 1986-1988.

      Member, Virginia Governor’s Commission to Study Historic Preservation, since 1987. Councillor, The Atlantic Council of The United States, since 1985. American Bar Association: Chairman, Committee on Facilities of the Law Library of Congress, 1967-1973.

    Career

    • Working as a partner of HUNTON & WILLIAMS. GEORGE CLEMON FREEMAN, JR., born Birmingham. Alabama, January 3, 1929. Admitted to bar, 1956, Alabama.

      1958, Virginia; 1974, District of Columbia. Education: Vanderbilt University (Bachelor of Arts, 1950). Yale Law School (Bachelor of Laws, 1956).

      Phi Beta Kappa; Phi Delta Phi. Omicron Delta Kappa. Law Clerk to Mr. Justice Black, United States.

      Supreme Court, 1956-1957. Member, Congressional Study Group Under Section 301 (e) of the Superfund Act, 1980-1982. Chairman, Advisory Council of the Energy Policy Studies Center of the University of Virginia, 1981-1985.

      Chairman, Legal Advisory Committee, Virginia Commission on Transportation, 21st Century, 1986-1988. Member, Virginia Governor’s Commission to Study Historic Preservation, since 1987. Councillor, The Atlantic Council of The United States, since 1985.

      American Bar Association: Chairman, Committee on Facilities of the Law Library of Congress, 1967-1973, Member: Coordinating Group on Regulatory Reform, 1979-1985. Section of Business Law. Chairman, Committee on Trade Associations, 1969-1975, Member of Council, 19751979, Chairman: Ad Hoc Committee on the Federal Criminal Code, 1979-1982, Program Committee, 1982-1984, Section Delegate to the American Bar Association House of Delegates, 1984-1987 and Secretary, 1987-1988.

      Vice Chairman, since 1988. Member:; Admitted to the bar, 1956, Alabama. 1958, Virginia; 1974, District of Columbia.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: Alabama 1956, Virginia 1958, District of Columbia 1974.

    Works

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Religion

    Denomination: Episcopalian

    Membership

    President Virginia chapter Nature Conservancy, 1962—1963. Counsel Virginia Outdoors Recreation Study Committee Virginia Legislation, 1963—1965. Member section 301 Superfund Act Study Group Congressional Advisory Committee, 1981—1982.

    Member Falls James Committee, 1973—1989. Chairman advisory council Energy Policy Studies Center University Virginia, 1981—1985. Chairman legal advisory committee to Virginia Commission on Transportation in the 21st Century, 1986—1987.

    Member Virginia Governor's Commission to Study Historic Preservation, 1987—1988, Virginia Council on the Environment, 1989—1991. Chairman Virginia Board History Resources, 1989—1991. Member The Atlantic Council, 1986—1995.

    Board directors National Museum American History, 1997—2002. Chairman Richmond City Democratic Committee, 1969—1971. Fellow American Bar Foundation (Virginia state chairman 1986-1990).

    Member American Bar Association (chairman standing committee on facilities of Law Library. of Congress 1967-1973, coordinating group on regulatory reform 1981-1985, nominating committee 1984-1987, chairman civil justice coordinating committee 1990-1992, section business law, section council 1976-1979, chairman ad hoc committee on Federal Criminal Code 1979-1981, chairman program committee 1981-1982, chairman ad hoc committee on tort law reform 1986-1987, section delegate to house of deals 1983-1987, secretary 1987-1988, vice-chairman and educated The Business Lawyer 1988-1989, chairman-elect 1989-1990, chairman 1990-1991), Richmond Bar Association, Virginia Bar Association, American Law Institute (council 1980—2010, council emeritus, since 2010, advisor to council on project on compensation and liability for product and process injuries 1986-1991, advisor restatement of law, THRD, torts apportionment 1993-1997, advisor restatement law THIRD torts general principals injury 1992-1996, advisor restatement law THRD torts liability physical & emotional harm, 2001-2006), American Judicature Society, Country Club of Virginia, Knickerbocker Club, Metropolitan Club (District of Columbia), Phi Beta Kappa, Phi Delta Phi, Omicron Delta Kappa, Alpha Tau Omega.

    Personality

    Interests

    Gardening.

    Connections

    • Married Anne Colston Hobson, December 6, 1958. Children: Anne Colston McEvoy, George Clemon III, Joseph Reid Anderson.
    • father: George Clemon Freeman
    • mother: Annie Laura (Gill) Freeman
    • spouse: Anne Colston Hobson
    • children: Anne Colston McEvoy Freeman
    • George Clemon III Freeman
    • Joseph Reid Anderson Freeman
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    Born January 3, 1929
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