Ellen W. Freyman

Ellen W. Freyman


Professional Background

Professional Vision

Attorney Ellen W. Freyman, a resident of Longmeadow, concentrates her practice in all aspects of commercial finance and real estate: acquisitions and sales, development, leasing and financing. She has an extensive land use practice that includes zoning, subdivision, project permitting and environmental matters. Attorney Freyman is a graduate of the Western New England University School of Law (1988) and Pennsylvania State University (1977). One of the most highly awarded attorneys within the Pioneer Valley, she has been recognized or awarded by: the Professional Women’s Chamber (Women of the Year, 2012); Ad Club of Western Massachusetts (Pynchon Award, 2012); Springfield Leadership Institute (Community Service Award, 2011); Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly (Top Women of Law Award, 2010); the Reminder Publications (Hometown Hero Award, 2010); and BusinessWest Magazine (Difference Makers Award, 2011).


  • Western New England College, J.D., 1988
  • Pennsylvania State University, B.S., 1977


Bar Associations

  • Hampden County, Massachusetts and American Bar Associations
  • Massachusetts Real Estate Bar Association, member

Admitted to Practice

  • Massachusetts

Honors and Awards

  • BusinessWest Women of Impact honoree, 2019
  • Thomas More Society Red Mass honoree, 2019
  • Richard J. Moriarty Citizen of the Year, 2018
  • Excellence in the Law, Pro Bono, 2016
  • Western Massachusetts Refugee and Immigrant Consortium Friendship Award, 2015
  • Professional Women’s Chamber of Western Massachusetts Woman of the Year, 2012
  • Ad Club of Western Massachusetts Pynchon Award Medalist, 2012
  • Springfield Leadership Institute Community Service Award, 2011
  • Lawyers Weekly Top Women of Law Award, 2011
  • Business West Difference Makers Award, 2010
  • Reminder Publications Hometown Hero Award, 2010

Professional Activities

  • Springfield Regional Chamber of Commerce, former Board Chair
  • National Conference for Community and Justice, Board Member
  • Springfield Rotary Club, Past President, Paul Harris Fellow, Member
  • World Affairs Council, Board Member

Community Activities

  • Baystate Charter School, Board Member
  • Community Music School of Springfield, Board Member
  • Center for Human Development, Board Member
  • Elms College, Board of Trustees
  • Jewish Family Service, Board Member
  • Longmeadow Zoning Board of Appeals, Member
  • New England Public Radio, Board Member
  • OnBoard, Inc., Founder and President
  • Springfield Museum Assoc., Board Member
  • YMCA of Greater Springfield, Board Member