JOSEPH M. FREEMAN
Assistant General Counsel
Legal & Regulatory Affairs
Cox Communications, Inc.
Joseph M. Freeman joined Cox Communications, Inc. (“Cox”) as Senior Counsel
in August 2000. Prior to joining Cox, Mr. Freeman was a partner with the Atlanta law
firm of Elarbee, Thompson and Trapnell, a firm specializing in labor and employment
law. During that time, Mr. Freeman served as primary outside counsel in employment
matters for Cox, as well as other employers.
A 1976 summa cum laude graduate of the University of Georgia, Mr. Freeman
received his J.D. from the University of Georgia School of Law, magna cum laude, in
1979. He is a member of the State Bar of Georgia’s labor and employment law section.
Mr. Freeman represents Cox in a wide spectrum of employment-related issues including
drafting policies, providing advice for compliance on applicable laws, handling EEOC
and NLRB disputes, managing employment litigation, training Human Resources
management and supervisory personnel on EEO practices and laws. Mr. Freeman was
inducted in 2007 as a Fellow in the College of Labor and Employment Lawyers.