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David Freed

Hunton & Williams LLP

New York, NY, USA

David Freed is a partner in the New York office of Hunton & Williams LLP. Since its establishment more than a century ago, Hunton & Williams has grown to 800 lawyers serving clients from 19 offices worldwide. Mr. Freed’s practice focuses on the representation of issuers and underwriters, placement agents and initial purchasers in public and private equity and debt offerings of all kinds in a broad array of industries, with a particular focus in the real estate and specialty finance industries where he has represented equity and mortgage real estate investment trusts (REITs), leading national and international investment banks and a variety of other real estate-related businesses and specialty finance companies. His practice also includes providing general corporate, securities and corporate governance advice to public company clients.

Mr. Freed is a member of the firm’s Real Estate Capital Markets practice that has handled over 750 capital markets transactions for more than 180 public and private real estate companies, including more than 135 initial public offerings and Rule 144A equity transactions. The practice regularly receives top tier national rankings for its work as both issuer's and underwriter's counsel in The American Lawyer, Thomson Reuters, Chambers USA and The Legal 500.

Mr. Freed received his undergraduate degree from the University of Virginia and his Juris Doctor degree from Washington and Lee University School of Law.


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