Rebecca Moll Freed


Newark  |  New York
973.230.2075 (Direct)
973.533.1112 (Fax)

Rebecca Moll Freed’s practice is truly at the intersection of law, government, and business. Through her varied practice, Rebecca focuses on helping companies successfully navigate through a myriad of complex regulatory frameworks pertaining to political contributions, pay-to-play rules, government contracting, ethics rules, lobbying requirements, energy and utility matters, the insurance industry and data security practices. Whether Rebecca is assisting a client with a solar project or is providing guidance on pay-to-play compliance – one thing remains constant – Rebecca always takes a “hands-on” approach to working with clients and views herself as an extension of the client’s team.

Rebecca specializes in Corporate Political Activity law and Nonprofits, Trade Associations & Tax-Exempt Organizations. She also has extensive experience in Procurement Law, Government Contracting Compliance, Energy & Utility Law, and various Insurance Law matters related to privacy practices and data security.

Through the Firm's customized Vendor Political Activity & Ethics Compliance Training & Audit Programs, Rebecca provides training and counseling to companies, in-house counsel and corporate ethics and compliance officers seeking to maximize government contracting opportunities while assuring their compliance with the law. Rebecca also has experience with diversity in government contracting, set-asides for minority and women owned businesses (MWBEs), Disadvantaged Business Enterprises (DBEs) and public-private partnerships (P3s). Rebecca is the go-to Partner at the Firm when it comes to handling campaign finance, pay-to-play compliance, lobbying, and government contracting compliance matters for Firm clients.

Rebecca advises corporations, partnerships, limited liability companies, trade associations, charitable organizations, social welfare organizations and political action committees on the legal aspects of their political activities. She counsels companies on government contracting and legal aspects of their participation in the procurement process. Rebecca offers substantive counsel on New Jersey’s pay-to-play laws and has extensive experience in procurement law as well as assisting clients in successfully preparing and completing RFPs and RFQs for local and state entities.

Rebecca has experience in the energy and utility space. Her clients include utility companies, solar companies, and offshore wind companies. Rebecca represents clients before the New Jersey Board of Public Utilities (“BPU”) and has successfully handled BPU petitions for Firm clients. Rebecca also works with energy and utility clients on procurement matters. As co-counsel to the New Jersey Energy Coalition, Rebecca is on the forefront of New Jersey’s evolving energy landscape.

In the insurance and data security space, Rebecca has worked with clients on developing and maintaining best practices with respect to managing and storing Protected Health Information (PHI) and Personal Identifiable Information (PII) to ensure compliance with applicable law.

Rebecca frequently moderates panels and analyzes and lectures on these areas of law andas has published articles in New Jersey Lawyer, New Jersey League of Municipalities magazine and the New Jersey Law Journal.

Rebecca serves on the firm’s Management and Marketing Committees and has served as Co-Chair of the firm’s Strategic Planning Committee.

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  • Counseling on political activity compliance policies and training programs.
  • Advising on corporate ethics policies.
  • Counseling on the impact political contributions have on a company’s ability to maintain eligibility for government contracts at the local, county and state levels.
  • Handling pay-to-play eligibility and ineligibility determinations at the local, county and state levels.
  • Advising on compliance of independent expenditures of political action committee activities under the U.S. Supreme Court ruling in Citizens United v. FEC.
  • Advising on regulations and requirements governing RFP and RFQ processes resulting in the successful submission of proposals.
  • Counseling on best practices with respect to diversity in government contracting, including but not limited to, inclusion of women and minority-owned businesses in the procurement process.
  • Advising on the legal requirements of public-private partnerships (P3s).
  • Executive Women of New Jersey, Salute to Policy Makers Award, 2022
  • ROI NJ - Influencers Women in Business: 2022 - 2023
  • ROI-NJ Influencers - Law: 2022
  • Best 50 Women in Business Award, NJBIZ®, 2019
  • Lawline®Top Women Faculty List, 2018
  • Top Women in the Law Award, New Jersey Law Journal®, 2016
  • “Mary Philbrook Award” recipient, the Women’s Political Caucus of New Jersey, 2016
  • Woman of Distinction” Class of 1994, Newark Academy for contributions to the legal industry and the community, 2014
  • “Forty Under 40,” NJBIZ®, 2010
  • New Jersey Law Journal® as one of “Forty Under 40,” 2008

 * No aspect of these advertisements have been approved by the Supreme Court of New Jersey. See Awards/Honors Methodology.

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