Freeman Cullom is senior trial counsel in WFBM's San Francisco office and has represented defendants in asbestos litigation in California for over 35 years.  His practice focuses on product liability, premises liability and environmental tort defense.  Freeman has handled thousands of cases throughout his career.  He has represented various companies in the public and private sectors, including manufacturers, contractors, premises owners and distributors.  Additionally, Freeman has served as an arbitrator in the San Francisco Superior Court for 25 years and as Judge Pro Tem in the San Francisco Superior Court for 15 years.

Freeman and his family have a cabin in the Sierras and he enjoys skiing and sailing.

Representative Trials and ADR

Henry v. Alfa Laval; Defendant naval turbine & equipment manufacturer;  Asbestos, Mesothelioma. Defense verdict (November 2005).
 
Charles Hicks v. Raybestos-Manhattan, Inc.; Defendant manufacturer of construction-related materials; Asbestos, Mesothelioma. Plaintiff verdict (July 1999).
 
Kenneth Kugelman v. Various Asbestos Defendants; Defendant manufacturer of construction-related materials; Asbestos, Mesothelioma. Defense verdict (February 1999).
 
Wilson v. Various Defendants; Defendant manufacturer of construction-related materials; Asbestos. Plaintiff verdict – case resolved favorably for defendant following verdict (October 1998).
 
Pringle v. Various Asbestos Defendants; Defendant manufacturer of construction-related materials; Asbestos, Mesothelioma. Defense verdict (1990s).
 
Sloan v. Various Asbestos Defendants; Defendant manufacturer of construction-related materials; Asbestos (Wrongful Death). Plaintiff verdict of $12,000 (1990s).
 
Stashin v. Various Asbestos Defendants; Defendant manufacturer of construction-related materials; Asbestos, Asbestosis.  Defense verdict (1980s).

Driver v. Various Asbestos Defendants; Defendant manufacturer of construction-related materials; Asbestos, Mesothelioma. Defense verdict (1980s).
Contact Information
Email: fcullom@wfbm.com
T: 415.781.7072
F: 415.391.6258
Education
California State University,
Hayward (B.A. 1970)

Golden Gate University
(J.D. 1975)
Memberships
State Bar of California
Admissions
California (1975)
Areas of Practice
Asbestos Litigation

Environmental Law

Premises Liability

Products Liability