Michael Freedman is a Senior Vice President and Associate General Counsel at LPL Financial where he represents the Firm and its associates in connection with securities enforcement matters with the SEC, FINRA, and other regulatory agencies. Michael has extensive experience defending broker-dealers and investment advisors in connection with enforcement investigations and litigating administrative enforcement matters. Michael also specializes in conducting internal investigations concerning possible violations of securities regulations and laws. He is located in LPL Financial’s Fort Mill office.
After attending law school at the University of Florida, Michael practiced at the law firm Eversheds-Sutherland (formerly Sutherland Asbill & Brennan) in Atlanta for nine years where he represented broker-dealers and investment advisers in connection with securities enforcement and litigation matters. From 2015 – 2019, Michael was an Assistant General Counsel at Raymond James where he represented the firm in connection with enforcement matters and internal investigations.