Freddi Mack represents businesses in commercial litigation and disputes throughout the pretrial, trial, and appellate stages. She has advocated for and advised corporate clients on a range of subjects, including complex claims of fraud, breach of contract, unfair and deceptive trade practices, unfair competition, and other business torts. She also has experience in bankruptcy, employment, products liability, and mortgage lending and servicing matters. Freddi has taken key roles in many components of civil litigation, including drafting pleadings and motions, managing discovery, taking and defending depositions, facilitating settlement negotiations, arguing at critical hearings, and providing trial support.
Freddi is deeply committed to providing pro bono services, especially to clients seeking asylum in the United States. She also has served as a guardian ad litem and as pro bono counsel for tenants in eviction actions.
Freddi is an e-newsletter editor for the American Bar Association's Business Bankruptcy Committee. Through the Business Bankruptcy Committee, she has participated in panel discussions and webinars and has authored and prepared written materials relating to bankruptcy issues. She is also a coach of the University of Miami School of Law's moot court teams in the annual Duberstein Bankruptcy Moot Court Competition.
Freddi is active in community service. She is co-chair of the Publications Quality Control Committee for the Miami-Dade Chapter of the Florida Association for Women Lawyers (MDFAWL), former chair and current member of the Legal Services of Greater Miami's Young Professionals Council, and a member of the Dade Legal Aid Leadership Academy, Class III.
Publications Prior to Jones Day
Freddi Mack & Charles Rubio, Top 10 Things Every Business Lawyer Should Know About Bankruptcy, ABA Business Law Today (December 2016)
Freddi Mack, Has the Quest to Quelch Piracy Gone Too Far?: Government Overreach in Forfeiture of Linking Websites, 68 U. Miami L. Rev. 561 (2014)
- October 8, 2017
Pro Bono in the Digital Age: The Benefits of Technology and Ethical Issues Implicated by its Use (panelist) -- CLE Program presented by the ABA Business Bankruptcy Committee in conjunction with the 2017 National Conference of Bankruptcy Judges
Speaking Engagements Prior to Jones Day
June 30, 2016
Bankruptcy Basics: What Every Business Lawyer Needs to Know About the Bankruptcy Process (panelist), ABA Business Law Section webinar (June 30, 2016)
April 7, 2016
Don't Forget Insolvency Issues When Lawyering Deals (moderator), ABA Business Law Section Spring Meeting (April 7, 2016)
- University of Miami (J.D. summa cum laude 2014; Order of the Coif; Order of Barristers; American Bankruptcy Institute Medal of Excellence; Online Editor, University of Miami Law Review, Volume 68; Charles C. Papy Jr. Moot Court Board); New York University (B.M. in Vocal Performance with a concentration in Music Theatre magna cum laude 2009)
- Florida; U.S. District Courts for the Northern, Southern, and Middle Districts of Florida; and U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit
- Extern, U.S. Attorney's Office, Southern District of Florida (Fall 2013)
Florida Super Lawyers "Rising Star" (2017-2019)
Florida Trend's "Florida Legal Elite" (2018, 2020)
Cystic Fibrosis Foundation's "40 Under 40 Outstanding Lawyers of South Florida" (2018)
Florida Association for Women Lawyers, Miami-Dade Chapter "Rising Star" (2017-2018)
Winner, Legal Services of Greater Miami, Inc's Fourth Annual "Legal Eagle" Closing Argument Competition (2015)
- Law Clerk to Judge Ursula Ungaro, U.S. District Court, Southern District of Florida (2018-2020) and extern to Judge Alan S. Gold, U.S. District Court, Southern District of Florida (Summer 2012)