Adam J. Freed is an associate attorney with BrownWinick. Adam provides legal services in the areas of corporate transactions, securities law, agricultural law and renewable fuels.
Prior to attending law school, Adam worked for United States Senator Chuck Grassley for over five years. In April 2000, Adam joined the Senator's staff as a Legislative Correspondent, handling a variety of issues, including agriculture, foreign affairs, labor, energy, ethanol, and international trade. He was soon promoted to Legislative Aide. In that position, Adam was integrally involved in consideration of the 2002 Farm Bill.
In 2003, then-Chairman Grassley promoted Adam to a position on the staff of the Senate Finance Committee. As a Legislative Aide and Assistant Investigator on the Committee, Adam coordinated the Committee's review of all Presidential nominations and participated in the adoption of landmark legislation, including the Working Families Tax Relief Act of 2004 and the American Jobs Creation Act of 2004. He was also a key member of a team that investigated abusive tax schemes and conducted oversight into the operations of various federal agencies.
Adam graduated, summa cum laude, from the University of Northern Iowa in 1999, receiving his B.A. in Political Science. He received his J.D., with high distinction, from the University of Iowa in 2007. While at the University of Iowa, he was a member of the Iowa Law Review (2006-2007) and the Moot Court Board (2006-2007).
Adam is a member of the Polk County, Iowa State and American Bar Associations. Adam was admitted to the Iowa bar in 2008.