Frederick K. Brewington

Hempstead, NY

Raised in Lakeview, Long Island, Fred Brewington is a respected lawyer and community advocate with a distinguished legal career. After working at a number of prestigious firms and law offices, including a clerkship at the Office of the Legal Counsel of the United States Senate, Fred Brewington began a private practice on Long Island. With his expertise in civil rights litigation, Fred has successfully challenged the 'at large' voting system in the Town of Hempstead and worked on preventing future unconstitutional and discriminatory purging of voters from the voting role.

Through litigation, writing and lecturing, Fred continues to challenge other discriminatory practices throughout Long Island. Fred, an adjunct Professor at Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center, Touro College, served as President of the Alumni Association of SUNY, Albany and remains a member of their Council of Classes. 

Providing services pro bono, Mr. Brewington has been an advisor to many community groups and organizations. He has also served as a Trustee and as Chairman of the Administrative Board of the Church of the Good Shepard United Methodist; is a Certified lay servant for the Long Island East District of the New York Annual Conference of the United Methodist Church and currently is an instructor for Local Lay Servants. He is currently a Trustee of the Westbury United Methodist Church.

A tireless advocate, Fred is the recipient of many honors and awards for his community and public services.  In addition, he is a volunteer football coach in the Malverne School District. He graduated from the State University of New York (SUNY) at Albany with a Bachelor of Arts degree and from Northeastern University School of Law. He is a loyal and devoted husband to his lovely wife, Adrienne, a former attorney who is now a Pastor and was appointed by Bishop Jeremiah J. Park as the District Superintendent of the Long Island East District for the New York Annual Conference of the United Methodist Church, where she continues to serve. To learn more, see