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Hon. Frederick A. Freedman, Mediator & Arbitrator, Westport, Connecticut.

Hon. Frederick A. Freedman

Halloran & Sage LLP
315 Post Road West
Westport, CT, 06880
Tel: (203) 227-2855
Fax: (203) 227-6992
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Recognized to Connecticut Chapter for Mediation & Arbitration


The Honorable Frederick Freedman is currently serving as counsel at Halloran & Sage, since retiring from the bench after thirty years of service. During his career, he served in the Connecticut Appellate Court, the Connecticut Superior Court and as a Judge Trial Referee. Judge Freedman now mediates all types of disputes as an alternative to litigation.

During his tenure as Judge of the Superior Court, he held various notable positions, including as a member of the following: the Governor’s Policy Advisory Council for the Annie E. Casey Foundation Child Welfare Reform Initiative, the Connecticut Commission on Child Support Guidelines, the Superior Court Rules Committee, the Connecticut Bar Association Committee on Liaison with State Courts and the Connecticut Task Force on Gender, Justice and the Courts. He was also a Bencher for the Raymond E. Baldwin American Inn of Court, and on the Board of Directors of the Association of Family and Conciliation Courts.

Case Experience

  • Business Dissolution
  • Commercial/Business
  • Construction
  • Contract Disputes
  • Divorce (High Asset)
  • Insurance
  • Land Use/Planning
  • Landlord/Tenant
  • Legal Malpractice
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Personal Injury
  • Premises Liability
  • Probate
  • Product Liability
  • Professional Liability
  • Professional Malpractice
  • Professional Negligence
  • Property Damage
  • Real Estate
  • Torts
  • Trusts / Estates
  • Wrongful Death


  • University of Connecticut, 1951, B.A.
  • Yale Law School, 1954, L.L.B.

Memberships & Affiliations


Judge Freedman is a Life Fellow of both the American Bar Association and the Connecticut Bar Association. He was also the recipient of numerous awards, including the Connecticut Bar Association Judiciary Award, the Connecticut Chapter of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers Exceptional Service Award, the Honorable Robert Zampano Award for Excellence in Mediation, the Connecticut Trial Lawyers Association Judiciary Award and the Connecticut Defense Lawyers Association Award for Excellence.

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