Kyrus Freeman is a partner in the Washington, DC, office of Holland & Knight, a global law firm. He advises property owners, tenants, and developers in real estate development matters. As a LEED AP attorney, he also counsels on sustainable development and green building requirements. Freeman has worked on high-profile developments that have had significant and transformative impacts on communities, and that have set a new industry standard for incorporating sustainable design features and addressing historic preservation considerations. He was part of a team awarded by the DC Historic Preservation Office for its work on the Citta 50 Downtown Residential Project and helped pave the way for the Capper/Carrollsburg redevelopment project in the District.
Freeman, a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania and Vanderbilt University Law School, is actively involved in numerous organizations, including the Urban Land Institute, the National Bar Association, and other professional and civic associations. Freeman provides pro bono legal services to a number of organizations, and he has been recognized as a Pro Bono Champion by Holland & Knight. In addition to practicing law, Freeman serves as an adjunct professor at The Catholic University of America Columbus School of Law, where he teaches a legal drafting course. He is also a member of the Board of Commissions of the Prince George’s County Housing Authority, which is responsible for oversight, leadership, and direction of the Housing Authority.