Thomas Freed is a Stamford corporate and private equity attorney who counsels clients on issues concerning mergers and acquisitions, divestitures, venture capital, securities offerings, joint ventures and cross-border business counseling.

Mr. Freed works with Fortune 1000 companies and entrepreneurs that are undertaking middle-market mergers, acquisitions and joint ventures. He also represents individuals and entities that provide and receive seed and venture capital; private equity funds and private companies engaged in mergers and acquisitions; and other strategic lending and capital-raising transactions.

Mr. Freed's representative matters include:

  • representation of the founders of a generic top-level domain (gTLD) bidder in the formation and capitalization of a new entity
  • representation of an investor of a limited liability company in a stock acquisition of a sports signage company
  • representation of a division of a Fortune 500 company in its acquisition of an interest in a decision sciences and analytics services company
  • guidance to a longtime venture capital client in connection with the raising of its new fund
  • representation of a large publicly traded manufacturing company and its new ventures division in connection with negotiation and structuring of a strategic joint venture


  • State University of New York at Buffalo School of Law, J.D.
  • State University of New York at Binghamton, B.S.
Bar Admissions/Licenses
  • Connecticut
  • American Bar Association
Honors & Awards
  • The Best Lawyers in America guide, Corporate Law, Mergers and Acquisitions Law, 2017-2023
  • IFLR1000, The Guide to the World's Leading Financial Law Firms, Highly Regarded, Corporate, M&A, 2020; Highly Regarded - State, Corporate and M&A, 2023
  • The Best Lawyers in America guide, Stamford Corporate Law Lawyer of the Year, 2015, 2019, 2021
  • The Legal 500, 2015
  • Chambers USA – America's Leading Business Lawyers guide, Corporate/M&A, 2015-2023
  • The Best Lawyers in America, 2014