Lara Gelbwasser Freed

Clinical Professor of Law (Lawyering)
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Contact Information
Cornell Law School
256A Hughes Hall
Ithaca, NY 14853-4901

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

Megan Olivares
Cornell Law School
249 Hughes Hall
Ithaca, NY 14853-4901

Professional Biography

Lara Freed is a Clinical Professor in the Lawyering Program.

After graduation from Harvard Law School, she was a litigator 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. She later taught legal writing and research courses at Brooklyn Law School. Professor Freed joined the Cornell Law faculty in 2009.

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