Fred has over 15 years of civil litigation experience at both the trial and appellate court levels in federal and state courts in Texas and New York. He has successfully represented public agencies, officials, and employees in cases raising federal civil rights, personal injury, or employment discrimination claims under Section 1983, Title VII, and the Americans with Disabilities Act/Rehabilitation Act.
Before joining the Lopez Law Group as a Senior Associate, Fred worked for over five years as a Central Staff Attorney at the First Court of Appeals. He previously practiced for several years at the New York State Office of the Attorney General where he gained jury and bench trial and oral argument experience.
He is conversationally fluent in Spanish, Portuguese, and Mandarin. When he is not working, Fred enjoys spending most of his time with his two young children, wife, and dog, playing or watching tennis, basketball, baseball, or soccer.
Maurice A. Deane School of Law, Hofstra University
Articles Editor, Hofstra Law Review
Bachelor of Arts in Cognitive Science and Psychology
States of Texas, New York, and New Jersey
United States Supreme Court
United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
United States District Court for the Southern District of Texas
United States District Court for the Southern District of New York
United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York
United States District Court for the Northern District of New York
United States District Court for the Western District of New York
United States District Court for the District of New Jersey
Honorable Leif M. Clark (retired), U.S. Bankruptcy Judge for the Western District of Texas Honorable F.A. Little, Jr. (retired), Senior U.S. District Judge for the Western District of Louisiana
Member, Texas Bar College
Member, State Bar of Texas Appellate and Asian Pacific Interest Sections
Member, Houston Bar Association Appellate Practice Section
Member, Asian American Bar Association of Houston
Member, The Bar Association of the Fifth Federal Circuit