Kate C. Freeland

Tel. 415.541.0200


  • Yale Law School, J.D., 1970
  • Trinity College, Washington, DC B.A. Economics, magna cum laude, 1967

Bar Admissions

  • Supreme Court of California
  • United States District Court: California
  • Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals

Practice Areas

  •  Estate Planning
  •  Business
Kate C. Freeland

Kate Clair Freeland has been practicing law in California since her graduation from Yale Law School. Her practice has an emphasis on complex estate planning, including significant experience in structuring and planning sophisticated business transactions, particularly for the owners of closely held businesses.  This expertise translates into a unique ability to integrate our clients’ estate planning, charitable and business planning needs.  

Her work includes multigenerational business and tax planning, and frequently involves providing advice to other professionals.

Her extensive experience in the post-death administration of large estates assures that families have the best possible counsel from both a tax and practical point of view during what is often a difficult time.  

She has been identified as one of California’s Probate and Estate Planning Super Lawyers by the Super Lawyers Magazine rating service.