Lara Gelbwasser Freed Clinical Professor of Law (Lawyering)
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Contact Information

309 Myron Taylor Hall
309 Myron Taylor Hall
Ithaca, NY 14853-4901

Phone: (607) 255-5889
Fax: (607) 255-7193

Professional Biography

Lara Freed is a Clinical Professor in the Lawyering Program.

After graduation from Harvard Law School, she practiced litigation at Bingham McCutchen in Boston, where she represented corporate clients on a variety of matters and handled pro bono cases in the areas of child welfare and prisoners' rights. Professor Freed joined the Cornell Law faculty in 2009 from Brooklyn Law School, where she taught legal writing and research and legal-drafting courses.

Professor Freed is happy to be back at Cornell, having completed her undergraduate degree at the School of Industrial and Labor Relations.


B.S., Cornell University, 2000
J.D., Harvard Law School, 2003