education

  • Vanderbilt University Law School (J.D., 2004)
  • University of Virginia (B.A., 2001), with distinction

related industries

clerkships

  • Judge Julie E. Carnes, U.S. District Court, Northern District of Georgia

bar admissions

  • Georgia

court admissions

  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Georgia
  • U.S. District Court, Middle District of Georgia
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Georgia
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Florida
Christopher B. Freeman

Christopher B. Freeman

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Christopher Freeman concentrates his law practice in complex litigation, including a broad range of cases at both the trial and appellate level involving commercial disputes and business torts, insurance coverage actions, and media and entertainment law. He is the head of Carlton Fields’ national trial practice group for its Atlanta office. He is also a contributor to the firm’s PropertyCasualtyFocus blog, which covers legal developments in the property-casualty industry.

Mr. Freeman is experienced in counseling and representing clients in all aspects of complex litigation, from mediation and arbitration to trial and appellate proceedings in both state and federal courts. He has obtained several notable decisions at both the trial and appellate level for his insurance clients in cases involving allegations of waiver/estoppel and statutory bad faith. Mr. Freeman has also authored amicus briefs on behalf of insurance-related industry groups in matters relating to Georgia insurance law.

Christopher Freeman was selected by Georgia Super Lawyers as a Rising Star in 2010, 2011, 2014-2017, and is AV rated by Martindale-Hubbell. He is a proud graduate of the University of Virginia, where he obtained a B.A. with High Distinction in English, and Vanderbilt University Law School, where he was awarded the prestigious John W. Wade Scholarship. He is also a graduate of the Westminster Schools in Atlanta, Georgia.