Freedman Boyd Hollander Goldberg Urias & Ward PA attorney, David Freedman, was once again named Best Lawyers Lawyer of the Year, 2018, for Commercial Litigation and Criminal Defense: General Practice in Albuquerque, New Mexico.
Freedman Boyd Hollander Goldberg Urias & Ward PA attorney, Joe Goldberg, was once again named Best Lawyers Lawyer of the Year, 2018, for Antitrust Litigation in Albuquerque, New Mexico.
On January 3, 2018, Freedman Boyd Hollander Goldberg Urias & Ward P.A. lawyer, Vincent J. Ward gave a thoughtful lecture to members and guests at the Albuquerque Lawyers Club monthly meeting. His topic was his representation of Ms. Chelsea Manning in her appeal to the US Army Court of Criminal Appeals. Ward also represented Ms. Manning in her successful petition for clemency granted by President Obama. Ward discussed the issues relating to whistleblowers in general and the need for increased protection for military members who take the steps to expose government wrongdoing.
Freedman Boyd Hollander Goldberg Urias & Ward P.A. was named one of U.S. News & World Report’s Best Law Firms for 2018. The firm was recognized as a top law firm in eleven practice areas: antitrust law, commercial litigation, criminal defense: general practice, criminal defense: white collar, employment law, litigation – antitrust, litigation – banking & finance, first amendment law, litigation – intellectual property, litigation – securities, and civil rights law.
Freedman Boyd Hollander Goldberg Urias & Ward P.A. recently filed a lawsuit against the Bernalillo County Sheriff’s Office alleging that the Sheriff’s Office and its deputies unlawfully applied excessive force during an encounter with the firm’s client at his home. The lawsuit was discussed on the KRQE, Channel 13 news, which can be seen here.
Vincent J. Ward was a featured speaker at the New Mexico Criminal Defense Lawyer’s “Suppress It: Fourth Amendment, Eyewitness ID, and Ethics” presentation on December 8, 2017. Ward spoke regarding government surveillance and its interaction with the Fourth Amendment. Ward currently serves as counsel for Army Whistleblower Chelsea Manning during the appeal of her conviction in the military courts.
Freedman Boyd Hollander Goldberg Urias & Ward P.A. attorneys David H. Urias and Jeremy D. Farris recently filed an excessive force lawsuit against the New Mexico State Police and several of its officers on behalf of a man that was beaten with a police baton while peacefully attending a protest. Trenton Ward, the firm’s client, is a University of New Mexico Student, and was protesting Milo Yiannaopoulos’s January 27, 2017 appearance at the University during his interaction with the New Mexico State Police. More information regarding the lawsuit can be found in the Albuquerque Journal and the Santa Fe New Mexican.
Freedman Boyd Hollander Goldberg Urias & Ward P.A. attorney Vincent J. Ward successfully represented a scientist who had lost his security clearance. After the hearing, the Department of Energy restored his clearance.