Linn Foster Freedman

Linn Foster Freedman


Robinson & Cole LLP

Recognized since 2020

Providence, Rhode Island

Practice Areas

Commercial Litigation

Privacy and Data Security Law

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Contact & Links

Location

  • One Financial Plaza, 14th Floor
    Providence, RI 02903

Education

  • Loyola University New Orleans , J.D.
  • Tulane University, B.A.

Bar Admissions

  • Massachusetts, Commonwealth of Massachusetts
  • Rhode Island, State of Rhode Island

Affiliations

  • Brown University - Adjunct Professor (Executive Masters in Cybersecurity Program)
  • Bryant University College of Arts and Sciences Advisory Council - Board Member (2018)
  • Foundation for Rhode Island Day Schools - President
  • Professional Facilities Management - Board Member
  • Rhode Island Business Group on Health - Board Member
  • Rhode Island Center for Justice - Board Member (2015 - present)
  • Roger Williams University - Board Member, Finance Committee, Chair, Student Life Committee
  • Roger Williams University School of Law - Past Board Member, Member Pro Bono Advisory Committee, Adjunct Professor (Privacy Law)

Court Admissions

  • U.S. Supreme Court
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, 1st Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, 5th Circuit
  • U.S. District Court, District of Massachusetts
  • U.S. District Court, District of Rhode Island

Robinson & Cole LLP
Headquarters: Hartford, Connecticut

64 The Best Lawyers in America® awards

16 Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch in America awards

Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America® 2022 for work in:

  • Privacy and Data Security Law
  • Commercial Litigation

Special Focus

  • Litigation

Awards:

  • Recognized as a 2019 National Law Review Go-To Thought Leader
  • Recognized by Lexology as a "Legal Influencer" for the first quarter in 2020 and for quarters two and three in 2019.
  • Selected by her peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America© in the areas of Commercial Litigation and Privacy and Data Security Law since 2020.
  • 2016-2021 JD Supra Readers' Choice Top Author and the #1 author in Cybersecurity
  • Recognized as one of 50 Top Healthcare IT Professionals by Health Data Management, 2015
  • Roger Williams University School of Law 2015 Champions for Justice award recipient
  • Rhode Island Department of Health Founder's Award recipient
  • Rhode Island Attorney General Justice Award recipient
  • Rhode Island Department of Health Award for Excellence in Public Health Promotion recipient
  • Profiled by Directors & Boards in their 2014 class of Directors to Watch
  • Providence Business News Business Women Industry Leader - Professional Services for 2012
  • Robinson+Cole Community Service Award Recipient, 2021
  • Ranked as a leader in Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business in the area of Privacy & Data Security nationwide since 2012 and global-wide since 2019
  • Certified Information Privacy Professional/US (CIPP/US) by the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP).
  • Named one of the “Women to Watch in Health IT 2020” by Becker’s HOSPITAL REVIEW.

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