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James Coleman Freund, American Lawyer. Bar: New York 1962. Trustee Princeton University, 1981-1984, Horace Mann School, New York City, 1980-1986; board of 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 of Arts 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.

Membership

Trustee Princeton University, 1981-1984, Horace Mann School, New York City, 1980-1986. Board of 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.