Contact Information

thomas.freeman@FaegreBD.com2200 Wells Fargo Center
90 S. Seventh Street

Minneapolis, Minnesota 55402

T: +1 612 766 8155
F: +1 612 766 1600


St. John's University, Collegeville, MN
B.A. in Political Science (2008)

Thomas C. Freeman

Government Relations Advisor

Tom Freeman is a government relations advisor, representing the firm's clients before the Minnesota Legislature, state government agencies and local units of government. He has represented businesses, nonprofit organizations, and trade and professional associations before the Minnesota Legislature, state agencies and local units of government.

A representative sample of the clients for whom Tom has provided government relations services and the issues in which he has been involved include:

  • ArcelorMittal — Mining regulatory issues
  • Clare Housing — Supportive housing
  • Federated Mutual Insurance
  • IBM Corporation — Government procurement and regulatory issues
  • Mayo Clinic — Business and employment issues
  • Medical Transportation Management — State and county contract issues
  • Minnesota Adult and Teen Challenge — Addiction treatment
  • Minnesota Chiefs of Police Association — Law enforcement issues
  • Minnesota Land Title Association — Title insurance and real estate issues
  • Prime Therapeutics— Pharmacy audit procedures
  • Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community — Tribal sovereignty and Indian gaming
  • Target Corporation — Corporate tax, employment and regulatory issues
  • Total Wine and More — Liquor licenses

As deputy political director for Minnesota's House Republican Campaign Committee (HRCC) in 2012, Tom managed day-to-day operations for 30 targeted House races and 21 staff members. His role also included recruitment, direct mail, radio, targeted door knocking, precinct analysis, debate preparation and fundraising.

Previously, Tom was committee administrator for the Minnesota Redistricting Committee in 2011-12. As the lead staff member, he was responsible for creating and redrawing legislative and congressional district boundaries. Tom also assisted in the passage of the legislative and congressional district plans. During that time, he also was the committee administrator for the Capital Investment Committee, which passed the first state investment in restoring the Minnesota State Capitol among other important infrastructure projects of statewide significance.

While earning a bachelor's degree in political science from St. John's University, Tom was a four-year player on the school's varsity hockey team.


  • St. John's University — Dean's Council Committee, 2004-05
  • St. John's University — Varsity Hockey, 2004-08 (Most Improved Player, 2007-08, and Assistant Captain, 2007-08)

Civic Activities

  • St. John's University — J-Club (Board Member)
  • St. John's University — Class Committee and Young Fellows


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