Bart J. Freedman - K&L Gates

Bart J. Freedman

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2010
Phone: 206-370-7655

Mr. Freedman’s practice encompasses a broad range of environmental, business, eminent domain, and Indian Law litigation in federal and state courts, as well as alternative dispute resolution.

In the area of environmental law, his experience includes Endangered Species Act, natural resource damages, hazardous waste matters, cost-recovery litigation under CERCLA, criminal defense of Clean Water Act enforcement, civil tort claims and regulatory matters. Bart currently represents King County in the acquisition of property for the Brightwater Treatment System which includes a large plant site, conveyance system, and outfall. He has represented the Port of Seattle on a number of issues, including the impact of treaty fishing rights on the issuance of federal Section 404 permits for a major dock expansion project. His environmental practice also includes natural resource damage litigation brought about by the Exxon Valdez oil spill.

Carleton CollegeBA University of Pennsylvania Law SchoolJ.D.

Case History

Other Court Admissions
  • Supreme Court of the United States
  • United States District Court for the Eastern District of Washington
  • United States District Court for the Western District of Washington

Client Comments

"Bart Freedman is very effective in navigating the difficult political issues surrounding tribal communities."

-Andrew Stemp
Director of Finance and Controller
Ilisagvik College

Office Location

925 Fourth Avenue, Suite 2900
Seattle, WA 98104-1158
United States

Lawyer of the Year Awards

2012 Lawyer of the Year in Native American Law of the Seattle Metro Area
Bart J. Freedman has earned a Lawyer of the Year award for 2012!

Practice Areas

Native American Law