Julie Freudenheim, Esq.

Vice President

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Julie Freudenheim currently serves as Vice President. Since joining T&M in 2014, she has conducted sensitive and complex investigations into allegations of harassment, discrimination, sexual misconduct, domestic violence, stalking, hazing, bullying and retaliation, as well as other ethics and policy violations, for K-12 schools, colleges and universities, museums, professional sports teams, corporations, and non-profit organizations throughout the United States and other countries. She has also developed policies, procedures and protocols pertaining to sexual misconduct, harassment and boundary guidelines for K-12 schools, colleges and universities and conducted customized training on a variety of evolving issues to ensure compliance.

From 1998 to 2015, Ms. Freudenheim was an Adjunct Associate Professor at St. John's University in its Department of Criminal Justice, Legal Studies and Homeland Security. As a professor in both the undergraduate program and the Criminal Justice Leadership Graduate Program, Ms. Freudenheim taught a wide range of courses, including the American Judicial System, Women and the Criminal Justice System, Evidence, Penal Law, U.S. Constitution and Criminal Justice Administration and Contemporary Legal Issues in Criminal Justice Administration. In the spring of 2009, she was the recipient of the University's Criminal Justice Faculty Recognition Award for excellence in teaching.

Prior to St. John's University, Ms. Freudenheim was an Assistant District Attorney in the New York County District Attorney's Office, where she was responsible for the prosecution of homicide and felony cases from investigation, grand jury presentation, motion practice and evidentiary hearing to disposition by plea or trial. As a member of the Sex Crimes and Domestic Violence Units, she gained extensive experience prosecuting sex crimes and child abuse cases. She also served as a member of the Appeals Bureau, where she prepared briefs and argued cases in the Appellate Term, Appellate Division and the New York Court of Appeals. While at the District Attorney's Office, Ms. Freudenheim acted as a supervisor in the Early Case Assessment Bureau and the Grand Jury and participated in various initiatives, which included training members of the New York Police Department on developments in the law and preparing and conducting presentations to New York City schoolchildren on youth-related issues, such as the legal and personal consequences of gang membership, drug usage and sale, domestic violence among teens, and the laws governing police-civilian encounters.

Ms. Freudenheim received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Sociology and French from St. Lawrence University, graduating with Honors, and a Master of Arts in Criminal Justice from the University at Albany, where she was the recipient of a Nelson A. Rockefeller Fellowship. She earned her Juris Doctor from the University at Buffalo School of Law, where she was an Executive Board Member of the Moot Court Board, a recipient of the Connelly Award for Excellence in Trial Practice and inducted into the Order of Barristers.