Title: Managing Partner
Company: Johnson & Freeman LLC
Location: Union City, Georgia, United States
Ronald Freeman, Managing Partner at Johnson & Freeman LLC, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Lawyers for dedication, achievements, and leadership as a legal professional and judge.
In preparation for his career, Mr. Freeman attended Morehouse College, where he earned a Bachelor of Arts in political science and government in 1982. In 1985, he concluded his academic pursuits, graduating with a JD from the Georgia State University College of Law. In 1994, he started as a managing member at Johnson & Freeman LLC, where he continues to serve as a managing partner. Since 2013, he has also provided his services as general counsel to The Burks Companies (TBC). In addition to his primary pursuits, Mr. Freeman holds the position of chief justice in the cities of Riverdale, Union City and Forest Park in Georgia, and was named to both the Outstanding Lawyers of Georgia and the Outstanding Lawyers of Atlanta in 2003. He was recognized in the Top 1% of Business Litigators and was additionally the recipient of both the Thurgood Marshall Award and the A.T. Walden Award.
Mr. Freeman maintains memberships to numerous professional organizations, including the Council of Municipal Court Judges, the Omega Psi Phi Fraternity Incorporated, the Georgia Elite, the Gate City Bar Association, the Georgia Association of Black Women Attorneys and the Atlanta Bar Association. He has served as a board member of the Young Family Metro YMCA since 1992, acted as the chairman of the board for the Tiger Soccer Club since 2011, and contributed as a board member of Georgia State University since 2014. Mr. Freeman feels he has reached the pinnacle of the legal profession. He splits his day between lawyering and judging, and genuinely enjoys helping business owners fulfill their dreams. Throughout his career, he credits Donald Lee Hollowell, Jerry W. Baxter and Randy Mayer as his mentors and supporters.
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