Hillary L. Freesmeier


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Hillary Freesmeier is a strong litigator who handles a wide range of labor and employment matters. She has particular experience representing employers and organizations in all aspects of federal and state employment litigation and administrative matters, including employment discrimination claims, harassment claims, FMLA and ADA claims, whistleblower claims and disputes surrounding enforcement and defense of restrictive covenant and confidentiality agreements.

Hillary also provides strategic counsel regarding day-to-day employee matters, including workforce management and interaction. Her strengths as a litigator are bolstered by her experience clerking for the Honorable Thomas Q. Langstaff in the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Georgia, and enable her to serve as an astute advocate for clients.

Recognitions and Memberships


  • Best Lawyers in America® (2021 to 2023)
    • "Ones to Watch" Georgia: Labor and Employment Law - Management

Prior Positions

  • The Honorable Thomas Q. Langstaff, U.S. Magistrate Judge, U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Georgia: Law Clerk (2016 to 2018)
  • U.S. Attorney's Office, Civil Division, Macon, GA: Extern (2015 to 2016)


  • Georgia Court of Appeals
  • Supreme Court of Georgia
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Georgia
  • U.S. District Court, Middle District of Georgia
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Georgia
  • U.S. District Court, Central District of Illinois
  • Georgia


  • J.D., Mercer University School of Law, 2016, magna cum laude; Mercer Law Review, Georgia Survey Editor; Mercer Moot Advocacy Council; Order of Barristers; Brainerd Currie Honor Society; Walker P. Johnson, Jr. Memorial Award; Bootle Inn of Court, Student Pupil
  • B.S., Political Sciences and Media Communication, Florida State University, 2013, magna cum laude; President's List; Dean's List; Phi Beta Kappa