The focus of Yale T. Freeman, P.A. is complex criminal, civil and administrative litigation. A practicing Florida attorney since 1973, Mr. Freeman received his Bachelor’s of Business Administration from Temple University in Philadelphia and his Juris Doctorate from University of Miami School of Law
Business-related criminal matters and internal investigations, both corporate and family, are among his areas of concentration. With a reputation for strategic analysis, strong representation and smart solutions to complex issues, he has handled many significant cases involving complex civil litigation with parallel criminal proceedings. He frequently acts as an intermediary with law enforcement and administrative regulatory agencies in the resolution of these matters.
He is recognized for his skills in several areas including the investigation and defense of economic crime, healthcare fraud, federal grand jury inquiries, real estate fraud and aviation investigations.
Selected by the Collier County Judiciary as the 2014 “Lion of the Law,” and included in Florida Trend magazine’s 2015 “Florida Legal Elite™,” he was the only attorney named by Super Lawyers® in the field of “White Collar Criminal Defense” between Tampa and Miami in 2016. Named in The Best Lawyers in America® from 2007 - 2017, Mr. Freeman is also a 20-year AV-Rated Attorney by Martindale-Hubbell, the country’s leading lawyer-rating service. An AV rating signifies an attorney who has “achieved the highest levels of professional skill and integrity.” Additionally, Legal Aid Service of Collier County named Yale Freeman "Lawyer of the Year 2012" in recognition of his pro bono services, financial support, leadership and ongoing community service
Mr. Freeman is licensed and admitted to practice in the United States Supreme Court, various U.S. District Courts-Federal Courts, and all Trial and Appellate Courts in the State of Florida.
Yale T. Freeman, P.A. maintains offices in North Naples serving Naples/Fort Myers, and in Miami.
Areas of Concentration
In both Defense and Investigation:
- Criminal Law
- Criminal Law - White Collar
- Economic Crime
- Health Care Fraud
- Real Estate/Mortgage Fraud
- Federal Grand Jury Proceedings
- Corporate Fraud
- Political Corruption
- Aviation Violations
- Commerce and Export Violations
- First Amendment
- Money Laundering
- Securities Fraud
- Environmental Investigations