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Robert S. Friedman

Robert S. Friedman

Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP

New York, NY, USA

Mr. Friedman is a partner in the Business Trial and White Collar Practice Groups in the firm's New York office. He heads the Business Trial Practice Group in New York.

Areas of Practice

Mr. Friedman focuses his practice on business and corporate litigation matters. He has particular experience in the areas of securities litigation, internal investigations, corporate trust litigation, real estate litigation, director and officer liability, bankruptcy litigation, restrictive covenants and intellectual property. He has tried cases involving and counseled clients concerning the protection of trade secrets, computer software theft allegations, false advertising and alleged securities law violations. He has achieved successful outcomes in the major international arbitral forums. He has also handled maritime disputes on behalf of shipping companies and creditor's committees.

Mr. Friedman has tried over sixty cases and regularly represents financial institutions, technology companies, internet marketers and litigation trustees in significant business disputes.

He speaks and writes extensively on various litigation topics and is widely quoted in the legal and mainstream press.

Prior to entering private practice, Mr. Friedman was a Senior Trial Attorney in the Homicide Bureau of the Kings County District Attorney's Office.


Intellectual Property
White Collar Defense and Corporate Investigations


Art, Digital Business, Financial Services, Maritime


J.D., Boston University School of Law, 1989, cum laude
B.A., Tufts University, 1986, cum laude


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