Matthew Freedman


Matthew Freedman is a public interest advocate with over 25 years of experience working on energy policy issues at the state and national level. Since 2000, he has served as a staff attorney for The Utility Reform Network (TURN) representing the interests of residential customers at the California Public Utilities Commission, the California Legislature and other state agencies. Mr. Freedman’s practice involves a wide array of electricity regulatory, legal, and policy issues relating to rate design, renewable energy, distributed generation, conventional and nuclear resources, wholesale markets and retail competition.

Prior to working for TURN, Mr. Freedman served as a policy analyst for the Massachusetts Public Interest Research Group and spent five years as a senior energy policy analyst and consultant with Public Citizen’s Critical Mass Energy Project in Washington, D.C. He originally hails from the historic town of Marblehead, Massachusetts and the dense urban core of New York City.


B.A., Columbia University (1991)
J.D., Harvard Law School (1999)