Louis Freeh bio

1. Name: Louis Freeh
2. Title: Former Director of the FBI
3. Biography:

Louis Joseph Freeh, J.D., LL.M., joined the FBI as a special agent after finishing law school. He then spent a decade working as an assistant then Deputy U.S. Attorney in the Southern District of New York, where he prosecuted high-profile federal criminal cases.

President George H.W. Bush appointed him to be a U.S. District Court judge. President Bill Clinton then appointed him as the 10th Director of the FBI in Sep. 1993.

Freeh left the FBI to take a job in the private sector in June 2001. In 2007, he founded the Freeh Group International, a consulting firm. He also serves on the Board of Directors of several organizations.

4. Involvement/ Affiliations:
  • Member, Board of Directors, National Italian American Foundation
  • Member, Board of Directors, National Center For Missing & Exploited Children
  • Member, Board of Directors, Wilmington Trust Board, 2009-present
  • Founder and Senior Managing Partner, Freeh Group International, 2007-present
  • Member, Corporate Board, Bristol-Meyers Squibb, 2005-present
  • Vice Chairman, General Counsel, and Ethics Officer, MBNA America Bank, 2001-2006
  • 10th Director of the FBI (appointed by President Bill Clinton), Sep. 1993-June 2001
  • U.S. District Court Judge, Southern District of New York (appointed by President George H.W. Bush), 1991-1993
  • Adjunct Associate Professor, Fordham Law School, 1988-1992
  • Recipient, Attorney General’s Award for Distinguished Service, 1987 and 1991
  • Deputy U.S. Attorney and Assistant US Attorney, Southern District of New York, 1981-1991
  • Special Agent, FBI, 1975-1981
5. Education:
  • LL.M., New York University School of Law, 1984
  • J.D., Rutgers School of Law-Newark, 1974
  • B.A., Rutgers University, 1971
6. Published Works:
  • My FBI: Bringing Down the Mafia, Investigating Bill Clinton, and Fighting the War on Terror, 2005
7. Contact info: Louis Freeh, Former Director of the FBI

Phone: (302) 824-7139
Website: http://www.freehgroup.com/