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Walter Freedman, American lawyer. Bar: Missouri, Illinois, District of Columbia. Decorated chevalier de l'Order de la Couronne (Belgium); recipient Distinguished Alumni award Washington University School Law, 1995. Member American Law Institute, American Bar Association, Federal Bar Association, District of Columbia Bar Association, Woodmont Country Club (board managers), Cosmos Club, Phi Beta Kappa, Omicron Delta Kappa, Phi Sigma Alpha.

Background

Freedman, Walter was born on October 30, 1914 in St. Louis. Son of Sam and Sophie (Gordon) Freedman.

Education

Washington University (Bachelor of Arts, 1937. Juris Doctor, 1937); Harvard University (Master of Laws, cum laude, 1938).

Career

Worked at Freedman, Levy, Kroll & Simonds (Washington, DC) specializing in General, Corporate and Administrative Practice. Securities, Environmental, Natural Resources, Energy, Litigation, Estate Planning and Probate Administration, International Trade and Equal Employment. Admitted to the bar, 1937, Missouri.

1940, Supreme Court of the United States. 1946, District of Columbia. Order of the Coif; Phi Beta Kappa.

Omicron Delta Kappa. Recipient, Washington University School of Law Distinguished Alumni Award, 1995. Editor-in-Chief, Washington University Law Quarterly, 1936-1937. Attorney, Securities and Exchange Commission, 1938-1941.

Attorney, Bituminous Coal Division, 1941-1942. Chief Counsel, Office of Export Control, 1942-1943. Deputy Director and later Director, Export Control, Foreign Economic Administration, 1943-1945.

Member: The District of Columbia Bar. Bar Association of the District of Columbia. Federal and American Bar Associations.

American Law Institute. Freedman, Levy, Kroll & Simonds, founded in 1948, represents national, international and local clients. The firm offers particular expertise in a number of specialty areas, based upon its pioneering work and the background of many of its attorneys in those areas.

The firm's approach is to provide effective business-oriented solutions to the legal concerns of its clients.

Achievements

  • Bar: Missouri bar, Illinois bar, District of Columbia Bar.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Editor-in-chief: Washington University Law Quarterly, 1936-1937. Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Member Washington Board Trade, American Law Institute, American Bar Association, Federal Bar Association, District of Columbia Bar Association, Woodmont country Club (board of managers), Cosmos Club, Phi Beta Kappa, Omicron Delta Kappa, Phi Sigma Alpha.

Connections

Married Maxine Weil, June 23, 1940. Children— Jay W., Sandra Freedman Sabel.

father:
Sam Freedman

mother:
Sophie (Gordon) Freedman

spouse:
Maxine Weil

child:
Jay W. Freedman

child:
Sandra Freedman Sabel Freedman