David E. Freed

600 Lexington Avenue
8th Floor
New York, NY 10022-7678

David Freed is an associate in the New York office of Hawkins Parnell Thackston & Young LLP.  David concentrates his practice on the defense of toxic tort and product liability actions in New York and New Jersey in both state and federal courts. He regularly defends manufacturers of consumer goods, industrial equipment, automotive products, and chemical products, primarily involving significant damages. He is well-versed in all phases of litigation, including preparation of affirmative and defensive pleadings, deposing fact and expert witnesses, preparing and arguing dispositive and discovery motions, and trial preparation.  

Prior to joining HPTY, David was an attorney at a large national firm where he focused on toxic tort and product liability defense.  

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J.D., Washington University School of Law (2012)

B.A., History, University of Rochester (2009)

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