Cade Zimmerman


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Phone: 813-488-2931

Fax: (813) 488-2960

I love to compete and I love to win. I believe absolute dedication, preparation, and teamwork are critical to success. Freeborn embodies each of these values. And with such a phenomenal team, I am confident to take on any challenge.



Cade Zimmerman is an Associate in Freeborn’s Litigation Practice Group. 

Cade, who works in the firm’s Tampa office, was previously a Law Clerk at Freeborn from August 2021 through April 2022. He assisted with a wide range of matters, such as business disputes involving trade secrets and restrictive covenants, third-party insurance coverage, cybersecurity, and intellectual property. 

Cade obtained his Bachelor’s Degree in political science from Appalachian State University, where he competed as a Division 1 Track & Field athlete, and his J.D. from Stetson Law School, graduating magna cum laude. In law school, he was involved with the Student Bar Association, Dispute Resolution Board, Tax Law Society, and competed in Negotiation and ABA Taxation competitions. He also interned for the Honorable Michael G. Williamson, Chief Judge of the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Middle District of Florida, and assisted in drafting the Bankruptcy Guide for the Naval Judge Advocate General’s Corps. 

Outside of work, Cade enjoys travelling the world, reading, and engaging in anything resembling a competition, while also staying active and cherishing time with friends and family.

Honors & Awards

Honors & Awards

  • American Bankruptcy Institute Medal Award for Excellence in Bankruptcy Studies
  • Sunbelt Academic Honors