Faegre Baker Daniels partner Dick Freije has been elected to the District 2 seat on the Lawrence Township School Board, in a contested race in which Freije won almost 60 percent of the votes cast.
As a board member Freije intends to bring additional leadership, good judgment and enthusiasm to the school board and support increased opportunities for students' continued academic excellence, additional community partnerships to assist schools and enhanced mentoring and one on one focus available for students.
Freije currently serves on the Lawrence Township School Foundation Board and the LN Men's Soccer Booster Club Board and has been a volunteer for five years at IPS School 58 as one of the coordinators of their running club. He also served for several years on the Lawrence Township Boys Basketball League Board and coached youth sports in Lawrence Township.
At FaegreBD, Freije concentrates his practice in insurance law, both corporate/regulatory and insolvency. He provides strategic counsel on transactions, investments, products, regulatory compliance, risk management, market conduct, reinsurance, and structural and strategic alternatives. Freije represents insurance companies, health maintenance organizations, third party administrators, agents, brokers, investment banks, financial institutions, individuals and others before state insurance departments on all types of corporate and regulatory matters.