Nathan Freeburg has defended military service members accused of premeditated murder, rape, child rape, sexual assault, narcotics distribution, fraud, aggravated assault and other serious crimes, often receiving full acquittals or an acquittal on all of the serious charges.
Nathan Freeburg’s legal career began in 2003 in New York City where he practiced in complex commercial, contract and securities litigation in federal court. During this period, Nathan was a key member of trial teams that won multi-million dollar verdicts for his clients. Nathan then entered active duty with the U.S. Army where he deployed to Iraq and then practiced as a prosecutor, as a Chief of Military Justice, as a military defense attorney and then was handpicked to train and advise Army defense lawyers worldwide for the U.S. Army Defense Counsel Assistance Program.
During his time on active duty, Nathan tried or consulted on the most well-known cases in military, some with worldwide recognition. As a prosecutor he worked closely with Army CID, NCIS, the FBI and various United States District Attorney’s offices. As a defense lawyer, Nathan developed an expertise in cross-examining alleged sexual assault victims, law enforcement agents and senior military commanders and received the highest evaluations and recognition for his trial work.
Nathan Freeburg is a graduate of The Florida State University School of Law (2002). In law school he won multiple awards for being the highest ranked student in several classes. Nathan has taught CLE (Continuing Legal Education) classes on courtroom skills to hundreds of lawyers across the United States and even in Germany and South Korea. Nathan’s primary hobbies are running marathons and ultra marathons, playing and watching football and basketball, and reading up on the latest developments in criminal law and trial advocacy. Nathan Freeburg is admitted to practice by the bars of the District of Columbia and the State of New York and is eligible to practice in every U.S. military court worldwide.