Freeh Sporking & Sullivan, LLP
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Our People

Freeh Sporkin & Sullivan, LLP is comprised of an extraordinary team of internationally recognized principals from the judicial, prosecutorial, and law enforcement domains. Additionally, the firm has access to a sophisticated and global network of specialty counsel and legal experts.

The Honorable Louis J. Freeh
The Honorable Eugene R. Sullivan
Thomas McC. Souther
Eugene R. Sullivan II
Benito Romano
Lewis D. Schiliro
Ronald Noble

Of Counsel
John D. Behnke
James R. Bucknam
Blake Coppotelli
Matthew Dolan
Thomas Melvin
Robert O’Neill
John Rahie
Larry Byrne
Benjamin F. Scotti

Senior Counsel
The Honorable Stanley Sporkin (Ret.)

The Honorable Louis J. Freeh   [Download VCard]
Founder and Senior Managing Partner

The Honorable Louis J. FreehLouis J. Freeh is a founder and partner of Freeh Sporkin &Sullivan, LLP a Washington, D.C. law firm, established in 2007. Mr. Freeh is also founder of the consulting firm Freeh Group International Solutions, LLC, also established in 2007.

From September 2012 through December 2015 Mr. Freeh was partner and immediate past chair of the Executive Committee of Pepper Hamilton LLP.

He graduated Phi Beta Kappa from Rutgers College in 1971, Rutgers School of Law in 1974 and New York University School of Law in 1984 (L.L.M). Mr. Freeh joined the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) as a Special Agent in 1975, and was assigned to the New York City Field Division, and later at FBI Headquarters in Washington, D.C. Mr. Freeh served as a First Lieutenant in the United States Army Judge Advocate General Corps.

In 1981, Mr. Freeh joined the United States Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of New York as an Assistant United States Attorney, later serving as Associate and Deputy United States Attorney. In 1991, Mr. Freeh was appointed by President George H.W. Bush as a United States District Court Judge for the Southern District of New York.

In 1993, President William J. Clinton appointed Judge Freeh as the Fifth Director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation. In 2001, Mr. Freeh joined MBNA America Bank in Delaware as vice chairman and general counsel.

Mr. Freeh is an advisor to Millennium Partners, L.P. and a board member of the Max Planck Florida Institute. Mr. Freeh is also counsel to the US Naval Academy Foundation. From 2006 to 2013 Mr. Freeh was a member of the Bristol-Myers Squibb Company Board of Directors, where he chaired the Governance Committee.

Mr. Freeh and his wife, Marilyn, have six sons.