Lloyd Freeman

Lloyd Freeman concentrates his practice in the area of commercial and complex civil litigation in state and federal courts in both New Jersey and Pennsylvania.  He has represented clients in trials, arbitration and mediation in both states. Mr. Freeman has experience in commercial and complex matters involving consumer fraud, real property, franchise agreements, business torts, the Uniform Commercial Code and other issues related to business and contractual disputes.  A member of the firm’s discovery practice group, Lloyd is extremely knowledgeable in the areas of civil procedure both on the state and federal levels.  Particularly, Lloyd has extensive experience managing electronic discovery for complex matters. Mr. Freeman has also litigated a number of tort and contract matters involving governmental entities.  He is well-versed in the New Jersey Open Public Records Act and has represented both public agencies and private entities in this regard. Prior to joining the firm, Lloyd served as an intern to the Honorable Jerome B. Simandle, Chief U.S.D.J, and as an extern to the Honorable Joseph E. Irenas, S.U.S.D.J., both of the District of New Jersey.  At the firm, Lloyd serves as a member of the Hiring Committee, Diversity Committee, Chairman of the firm’s affinity group L.E.A.D. (“Lawyers Encouraging Archer’s Diversity”), and coordinates the Rutgers Law School Diversity Scholarship Program.

Representative Experience

  • Drafted and managed electronic discovery protocols for complex matters in federal court
  • Defended a myriad of lawsuits involving tort claims against public transportation entities
  • Represented a number of property owners in breach of contract suits
  • Litigated breach of warranty and consumer fraud actions on behalf of Fortune 500 companies
  • Challenged the constitutionality of regulations vitiating prior practice of awarding state contracts to small and medium-sized businesses
  • Litigated claims involving tortious interference, unfair competition, misappropriation of trade secrets and violations of antitrust laws

Professional And Community Involvement

  • Big Brothers Big Sisters of Burlington, Camden & Gloucester Counties (Board Chairman)
  • American Red Cross of Burlington, Camden & Gloucester Counties (Board Member)
  • Rutgers Law School Alumni Association (Chancellor)
  • Garden State Bar Association (Vice President)
  • Urban League of Philadelphia—Young Professionals (Past Membership Chairman)
  • United Way of Southeastern Pennsylvania—Project Next (Past Volunteer & Network Chairman)
  • Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc. (Past President, Burlington-Camden Alumni Chapter)
  • Burlington Camden Achievement Foundation (Chairman)
  • Rutgers Pro Bono/Public Interest Advisory Committee (Member)
  • 100 Black Men of Philadelphia (Member)
  • Camden County Bar Association (Member)
  • New Jersey State Bar Association (Member)
  • Association of the Federal Bar of NJ (Member)
  • New Jersey Supreme Court Civil Practice Committee (Member)

Awards And Recognition

  • Received Mary Philbrook Public Interest Award (Rutgers University School of Law), 2007
  • Received Young Urban Leader Award (Urban League of Philadelphia), 2008
  • Received Craig M. Perry Community Service Award (Philadelphia Bar Association – Young Lawyers Division), 2010
  • Recognized as one of the “Names to Know in South Jersey” by South Jersey Magazine (2010)
  • Received Young Lawyer of the Year (New Jersey State Bar Association), 2010
  • Received Young Business Leader Award (Howard University School of Business), 2010
  • Received Rutgers Excellence in Alumni Leadership Award (Rutgers University), 2011
  • Received Recent Graduate Award (Rutgers University School of Law), 2012
  • Received Community Leader Award (LEAP Academy), 2013
  • Named one of Philadelphia’s 40 Under 40 (Philadelphia Business Journal), 2014
  • Named to the “Reasons to Believe” Alumni Honor Roll (Kansas City Public Schools), 2014
  • Named as one of the Rising Stars in New Jersey’s Top Attorneys Listing (New Jersey Monthly – Super Lawyers), 2015
  • Named to the National Black Lawyers – Top 100 List, 2015
  • Named one of the New Leaders of the Bar (New Jersey Law Journal), 2015
  • Received Young Lawyer Award (Garden State Bar Association), 2015




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