As a visiting assistant professor of law, Lisa Freeman teaches legal analysis and writing. Before joining the faculty at La Verne, Professor Freeman practiced law as a litigation associate at Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP, where she represented clients in securities and insurance litigation, antitrust cases, internal investigations, and pro bono matters. While at Simpson Thacher, Professor Freeman served as a Special Assistant Corporation Counsel for the New York City Law Department and as a mediator for Safe Horizon’s Manhattan and Brooklyn Community Mediation Centers.
In law school, Professor Freeman was a student director and student supervisor for Yale Law School’s Advocacy for Children and Youth Clinic, and a board member of the Jerome N. Frank Legal Services Organization.
Professor Freeman served as a law clerk for the Honorable Tena Campbell, then Chief Judge of the United States District Court for the District of Utah, and for the Honorable Jerome A. Holmes, of the United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit. She has taught symbolic logic at U.C. Berkeley and the theory and practice of negotiation at Williams College.