Faegre Drinker is pleased to announce that Tom Freeman has been promoted to principal, effective Jan. 1, 2022. Located in the firm’s Minneapolis office, Freeman is a consulting professional within Faegre Drinker Consulting, the firm's advisory, federal public policy and advocacy division.
Faegre Drinker Consulting team members provide advisory and advocacy services at the intersection of government and the private sector at both the federal and state levels. Freeman is focused on government relations and was formerly a director in the division.
“We are thrilled to promote Tom to principal,” said Murray Clark, leader of the firm’s state & local policy, advocacy & consulting team. “We look forward to continuing to leverage his extensive skills to help clients achieve their goals.”
With more than a decade of experience in Minnesota politics, Freeman is skilled on a range of issues at the Capitol, including taxes, commerce, health care financing, chemical regulation, public safety, bonding and data practices issues. He represents businesses, nonprofit organizations, and trade and professional associations before the Minnesota Legislature, state agencies, and local units of government.
“Tom’s background in government and his relationships across the state make him an invaluable resource to our clients in Minnesota and to our team,” said Dave Johnson, leader of the Minnesota state lobbying team. “His unique knowledge and experience combined with his commitment to providing the best client service truly strengthens our team.”