Avram D. Frey

Avram D. Frey

Associate, Commercial & Criminal Litigation

Mr. Frey recently completed his 2015-2017 term as a Gibbons Fellow in Public Interest & Constitutional Law. Prior to this position, he served as a Fellow and Supervising Attorney at the Reproductive Justice Clinic at NYU School of Law. In this role, Mr. Frey was a Senior Litigation Adviser and co-teacher for a new law student clinic with a mandate for advocacy on behalf of the civil rights of pregnant women.

Prior to his work at the Reproductive Justice Clinic, he was an attorney at the State Post-Conviction Defender’s Office in Tennessee where he represented capital defendants in trial and appellate stages of post-conviction.



New York University School of Law (J.D., magna cum laude)

  • Order of the Coif
  • Robert McKay Scholar
  • Dean’s Scholarship
  • Symposium Editor, Annual Survey of American Law

Brown University (B.A., magna cum laude)

  • Undergraduate Secretary, Phi Beta Kappa

Professional Admissions

State of New York

State of Tennessee

Judicial Clerkship(s)

Law clerk to the Honorable John Nixon, Federal District Judge, Middle District of Tennessee, Nashville, TN, 2008-2009

Legal Employment

Equal Justice Initiative
Clinic Participant, 2008

ACLU – Voting Rights Project
Legal Intern, 2007

Legal Aid Society – Criminal Defense Division
Legal Intern, 2006