Assistant General Counsel
Stephen H. Freid is the Assistant General Counsel for Elementary, Secondary, Adult and Vocational Education. He has served in this capacity since 2007 and has worked at the Department of Education and its predecessor -- the Department of Health, Education, and Welfare -- since 1975.
Mr. Freid was born in Hazleton, Pennsylvania. He received his B.S. and J.D. degrees from the University of Pennsylvania. After law school, he spent a year as a law clerk for judges on the New Jersey Supreme Court.