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BigLaw Counsel Dies in Fall From Manhattan High-Rise Apartment

By on March 3, 2017 in Uncategorized

Kenneth Freeling, of counsel at Covington & Burling and former Dewey & LeBoeuf litigation partner, died in a fall from his ninth-floor New York apartment Thursday, according to reports.

The New York Post quoted police reports saying Freeling, 59, had a history of mental illness and reported that Freeling had jumped to his death. He lived on the ninth floor of the building and landed on a second-floor terrace in view of witnesses in the building’s gym.

Above the Law reports that Freeling’s son, Samuel, committed suicide in 2013.

Read the NY Post article.


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