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.

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.

Before joining Faegre Baker Daniels, Tom spent one year managing trade shows for Starkey Hearing Technologies in Eden Prairie, Minnesota. From planning to execution, he interfaced with marketing and sales teams to oversee comprehensive operations in every trade show across the United States and select international sites. His duties also included budgeting, communication, logistics, sponsorships, travel arrangements, booth design and corporate social media.

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