Catherine M. Carson-Freymann


Tampa, FL
D 813-364-2884


Catherine Carson-Freymann is a Partner in Freeman Mathis & Gary, LLP's Tampa office and Vice-Chair of the firm's Southeast Tort practice team. She handles insurance coverage disputes, general liability, intellectual property, and design professional representation. 

Prior to coming to FMG, Ms. Carson-Freymann was a partner in a midsized civil litigation defense firm where she handled trucking and automobile negligence, premises liability, negligent security, construction defects, and insurance coverage litigation. Prior to that she was a partner at a large Florida civil litigation defense firm where she handled general liability, community association disputes, and first party property litigation.

Ms. Carson-Freymann spent a decade as a television reporter and anchor and is frequently asked to provide legal commentary on national stories.

Bar Admissions



U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Florida

U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida

Publications & Engagements

The Dawn of Tort Reform: Governor Ron DeSantis Signs HB 837 Into Law,” Co-authored with Melissa A. Santalone, Christopher T. Lawson, and Julie B. Karron, Freeman Mathis & Gary, LLP BlogLine 

When a Florida Accident Collides with Out-of-State UM Coverage Trial Advocate, 2022, Vol. 41, Issue


Florida Association of Women Lawyers, CLM, FDLA 

Client Successes
Awards and Recognition

Lawyers of Distinction 2019, 2020, 2021

Classes/Seminars Taught

“Common Real Estate Liability Claims to Look Out For,” Webinar (2024)

“Florida’s Tort Reform Law, Part 2 – What You Need to Know,” Webinar

“Florida’s Tort Reform Law of 2023: Navigating Uncharted Waters,” Webinar

Special Considerations When an Out-of-State Driver has an Accident in the Sunshine State,” Florida Defense Lawyers Association

“Interrupted Vacation,” Client Seminar

Combatting the Reptile Theory,” Client Seminar

“Who is the Employer?” Client Seminar

Case Law and Legislative Update in Coverage,” Client Seminar

“Florida 5 Hour Law and Ethics Updates,” Client Seminar