Michael Freed was Florida Trial Lawyer of the Year in 2020. He has a wealth of experience in the courtroom and arbitrations, administrative proceedings and other forms of dispute resolution. He serves as counsel for a variety of companies, with regular involvement in personnel matters, labor relations, contract negotiations, insurance, risk analysis and strategic planning.
Mike is also a stand-up comic who performs regularly at the Comedy Zone in Jacksonville, Florida and at other clubs and venues nationally. He became a comedian after rising to a level of success as both an attorney and an ultra-marathoner. He is also the founder of FreedToRun, a marathon series that raises money to endow a program that provides legal services to indigent pediatric patients.
Mike’s multiple successes has enabled him to appear on local and national television and radio programs including: The Today Show, 20/20, Good Morning America and National Public Radio.
His comic material is largely self-deprecating and draws on the trials and tribulations of being a little bald guy in a big person world – and his role as a father, husband, lawyer and runner. Mike’s material is fresh, regularly updated, sometimes intellectual and sometimes stupid, but always clever. His comedy sets are fast-paced, provocative and engaging.
Michael is a well-versed professional who will be a very entertaining, intellectual guest. Don’t miss this episode!