Bart J. Freedman

Bart J. Freedman


K&L Gates LLP

Recognized since 2010

Seattle, Washington

Practice Areas

Native American Law

Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2012 - Native American Law
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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.

Contact & Links

Location

  • 925 Fourth Avenue, Suite 2900
    Seattle, WA 98104

Education

  • Carleton College, BA

Bar Admissions

  • Washington, Washington State Bar Association

K&L Gates LLP
Seattle, Washington

269 The Best Lawyers in America® awards

82 Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch in America awards

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Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2012 - Native American Law

Named "Lawyer of the Year" by Best Lawyers® for:

  • Native American Law, Seattle (2012)

Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America® 2023 for work in:

  • Native American Law

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Go Fish


by Bart Freedman and Ben Mayer

The Impact of the Ninth Circuit’s “Culvert Decision” on Salmon Runs in Washington State.

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