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Frederick K. Brewington

Frederick K. Brewington

Law Offices of Frederick K. Brewington

Hempstead, NY, USA


Frederick K. Brewington is the principal of The Law Offices of Frederick K. Brewington in Hempstead, New York.

Raised in Lakeview, Long Island, Fred Brewington is a respected lawyer and community advocate with a distinguished legal career. After working at a number of prestigious firms and as a clerk at the Office of the Legal Counsel of the United States Senate, Mr. Brewington began a private practice on Long Island. With his expertise in civil rights litigation, he has successfully challenged the “at large” voting system in the Town of Hempstead and worked on preventing future unconstitutional and discriminatory purging of voters from the voting rolls. Mr. Brewington also challenges other discriminatory practices throughout Long Island as well, with a sustained focus on issues such as affordable housing, community revitalization efforts, employment and civil rights, the environment and, especially, voting rights and fair representation in government.

Fred earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Sociology from the State University of New York (SUNY) at Albany in 1979 (with honors) and a Juris Doctor degree from Northeastern University School of Law in 1982. He is admitted to the Bars of the states of New York and New Jersey, as well as the United States Supreme Court, United States First and Second Circuit Courts of Appeal, United States District Courts of New Jersey and the Eastern, Southern and Northern Districts of New York. He is a prominent member of the New York State and State of New Jersey Bar Associations, National Employment Lawyers Association, Association of Trial Lawyers of America, the Nassau County Bar Association, the National Police Accountability Project as well as other various local and regional associations.

He is the recipient of the Leadership in Law Lifetime Achievement Award (2015) from Long Island Business News. In 2017, he received the Haywood Burns Award from the New York State Bar Association Committee on Civil Rights, the Abraham Krasnoff Courage and Commitment Award from ERASE Racism and the Diversity in Business Award from Long Island Business News. In 2018, he received the Long Island Legacy Award from the Islip Town Branch NAACP and most recently, the William Gitelman Award from the Nassau Lawyers Association, Long Island, Inc.

Mr. Brewington has labored against injustices through litigating, writing, lecturing, and through building relationships of encouragement among citizen organizations. He has had articles published in Black Westchester and the Amistad Long Island Black Bar Association’s e-newsletter, and was interviewed by Super Lawyers magazine on voting rights. In 2018, he was a guest speaker and panelist at the DRI Civil Rights and Governmental Tort Liability Conference in New Orleans, to discuss the handling of emotionally-charged issues involving police misconduct.

As a result of his hard work and dedication, the Long Island Press has named him one of the top 50 most powerful people on Long Island a total of seven times and he has been named to the New York Metro Super Lawyers list from 2013 to 2017 in the practice areas of Civil Rights, Criminal Defense and Employment Litigation: Plaintiff.

Mr. Brewington is also an adjunct professor at Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center, Touro College, and served as a panelist at the Touro Law Center’s Annual Leon D. Lazer Supreme Court Review. He also served as President of the Alumni Association of SUNY-Albany and remains a member of its Council of Classes.

Providing services pro bono, Mr. Brewington has been an advisor to many community groups and organizations. He currently serves in multiple capacities on committees and boards of the United Methodist Church both locally and globally. He is a Certified Lay Servant for the Long Island East District of the New York Annual Conference of the United Methodist Church and currently is an instructor for Local Lay Servants. For more than 34 years, Mr. Brewington has also has been a volunteer football coach in the Malverne School District.
Frederick K. Brewington is associated with the following items:
Web Segment  Web Segment Section 1983 Malicious Prosecution – The Claim and Defenses - Section 1983 Civil Rights Litigation (34th Annual), Friday, October 27, 2017
Evidence Developments in Section 1983 Litigation - Section 1983 Civil Rights Litigation (34th Annual), Friday, October 27, 2017
MP3 Audio  MP3 Audio Section 1983 Malicious Prosecution – The Claim and Defenses - Section 1983 Malicious Prosecution – The Claim and Defenses, Friday, October 27, 2017
Evidence Developments in Section 1983 Litigation - Evidence Developments in Section 1983 Litigation, Friday, October 27, 2017
Transcripts  Transcripts Evidence Developments in Section 1983 Litigation - Evidence Developments in Section 1983 Litigation, Friday, October 27, 2017
Section 1983 Malicious Prosecution – The Claim and Defenses - Section 1983 Malicious Prosecution – The Claim and Defenses, Friday, October 27, 2017
MP4 - Mobile Video Seg  MP4 - Mobile Video Seg Section 1983 Malicious Prosecution – The Claim and Defenses - Section 1983 Malicious Prosecution – The Claim and Defenses, Friday, October 27, 2017
Evidence Developments in Section 1983 Litigation - Evidence Developments in Section 1983 Litigation, Friday, October 27, 2017
On-Demand Web Programs  On-Demand Web Programs Section 1983 Civil Rights Litigation (34th Annual), Thursday, November 09, 2017, New York, NY
Live Webcast  Live Webcast 35th Annual Section 1983 Civil Rights Litigation, Thursday, October 25, 2018, New York, NY
Pro Bono  Pro Bono 35th Annual Section 1983 Civil Rights Litigation, Thursday, October 25, 2018, New York, NY
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