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Fire in the Belly, Movement in the Heart

Fire in the Belly, Movement in the Heart

Wednesday, October 2 | 12:10 -1 p.m. | Hofstra Law School | Room 308

Frederick K. Brewington, Long Island Attorney and Civil Rights Lawyer

Frederick K. Brewington was raised in Lakeview, Long Island and has become a respected lawyer and community advocate with a distinguished legal career. After working at a number of prestigious firms and as a clerk at the Office of the Legal Counsel of the United States Senate, Mr. Brewington began a private practice on Long Island. With his expertise in civil rights litigation, he has successfully challenged the 'at large' voting system in the Town of Hempstead and worked on preventing future unconstitutional and discriminatory purging of voters from the voting role.

Mr. Brewington is admitted to the Bars of the states of New York and New Jersey, as well as the United States Supreme Court, United States First and Second Circuit Courts of Appeal, United States District Courts of New Jersey, Eastern, Southern and Northern Districts of New York. He earned a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Sociology from the State University of New York (SUNY) at Albany in 1979 (with honors) and a Juris Doctor Degree from Northeastern University School of Law in 1982. He is a prominent member of the New York State and State of New Jersey Bar Associations, National Employment Lawyers Association, Association of Trial Lawyers of America, Nassau County Bar Association as well as other various local and regional Bar associations.

Mr. Brewington is also an adjunct Professor at Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center, Touro College, served as President of the Alumni Association of SUNY, Albany and remains a member of their Council of Classes.

Asian Pacific American Law Student Association (APALSA), Black Law Students Association (BLSA), Freedman Social Justice Fellows, Hofstra Law Women (HLW), Immigration Law Society, Latino/a American Law Student Association (LALSA), Muslim Law Students Association (MLSA), OUTLaw, Social Justice Alliance and South Asian Law Student Association (SALSA)

Wednesday, October 02, 2019



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Maurice A. Deane School of Law
Hofstra University
Hempstead, NY 11549


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