Lauren Friend McKelvey Named to Freedom Bank Board of Directors

RESTON—Oct. 31, 2018— Odin, Feldman & Pittleman today announced that shareholder Lauren Friend McKelvey has been named to the Board of Directors of Freedom Bank of Virginia.

McKelvey practices in the firm’s bankruptcy &creditors’ rights, litigation, intellectual property, and technology practice groups.  She has a wide range of legal experience in commercial litigation and transactional matters.  McKelvey also advises companies, financial fiduciaries, banks, and other financial institutions with respect to statutes, rules, and regulations in bankruptcy, finance, privacy, and intellectual property.  She has been recognized among the “Top Lawyers” in the Washington, DC region by the Washingtonian, as well as a “Rising Star” by Virginia and DC Super Lawyers.  McKelvey also serves on the Board of Directors of the International Women’s Insolvency and Restructuring Confederation (IWIRC).

Lauren Friend McKelvey Named to Freedom Bank Board of Directors
ShareholderLauren Friend McKelvey, Esq.

“I look forward to serving with the distinguished members of the Freedom Bank Board of Directors and helping guide the bank during its next stage of growth. I am pleased with Freedom’s strong potential in this thriving Northern Virginia market and its dedication to successfully serve the needs of its clients and community,” McKelvey said.

“We are delighted to have Lauren McKelvey, one of Northern Virginia’s most effective and talented attorneys join our board. Lauren compliments the group of qualified professionals and community leaders currently serving on the board. She is highly regarded and respected for her skills and dedication to her clients,” said H. Jason Gold, Chairman of the Board.


About Odin, Feldman & Pittleman, P.C.

Odin, Feldman & Pittleman, P.C., a full-service law firm located in Reston, Va., serves clients in the Washington, D.C., metropolitan area and nationwide. Established in 1972, the firm serves clients across a variety of practice areas ranging from Real Estate and Corporate Law to Family and Domestic Relations Law. Learn more about Odin, Feldman & Pittleman, P.C. at

About Freedom Bank

Freedom Bank is a community-oriented bank headquartered in Fairfax, Va., with total assets of $512 million and total deposits of $434 million at June 30, 2018. The bank has locations in Fairfax, Reston, Chantilly and Vienna and a mortgage division headquartered in Chantilly. The bank’s stock trades on the OTCQX market as FDVA. For information about Freedom Bank’s deposit and loan services, visit the Bank’s website at