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James Coleman Freund

James Coleman Freund, American lawyer. Bar: New York 1962. Trustee Princeton University, 1981-1984, Horace Mann School, New York City, 1980-1986; board directors The Beresford, 1978-1980; president class of 1956 Princeton University, 1976-1981. Served to lieutenant (junior grade) United States Naval Reserve, 1956-1959. Member Bar Association City New York.

Background

  • Freund, James Coleman was born on July 26, 1934 in New York City. Son of Sylvan and Marcella (Coleman) Freund.

  • Education

    • Bachelor magna cum laude, Princeton University, 1956. Juris Doctor cum laude, Harvard University, 1962.

    Career

    • Since practice, New York City. Partner Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom, since 1968. Author: Anatomy of a Merger: Strategies and Techniques for Negotiating Corporate Acquisitions, 1975, Lawyering--a Realistic Approach to Legal Practice, 1979, Legal-ease: Fresh Insights into Lawyering, 1984, The Acquisition Mating Dance and Other Essays on Negotiating, 1987, Advise and Invent: The Lawyer as Counselor-Strategist and Other Essays, 1990, Smart Negotiating: How to Make Good Deals in the Real World, 1992, The Neutral Negotiator: Why and How Mediation Can Work to Resolve Dollar Disputes (CPR Institute for Dispute Resolution award 1994).

      Also articles; co-editor: Disclosure Requirement of Public Corporations and Insiders, 1967.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: New York 1962.

    Works

    Membership

    Trustee Princeton University, 1981-1984, Horace Mann School, New York City, 1980-1986. Board directors The Beresford, 1978-1980. President class of 1956 Princeton University, 1976-1981.

    Served to lieutenant (junior grade) United States Naval Reserve, 1956-1959. Member Bar Association City New York.

    Connections

    • Married Barbara Fox, 1985. Children by previous marriage– Erik Hellstrom, Thomas Hagstrom.
    • father: Sylvan Freund
    • mother: Marcella (Coleman) Freund
    • spouse: Barbara Fox
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