Philanthropy

Janelle & Larry Friedman
Friedman & Feiger Attorneys At Law
Charitable & Community Involvement

Janelle and Larry Friedman are known for generously contributing personal time, resources, event planning and fund-raising skills to worthwhile causes benefitting children.

The F&F Foundation was founded by Janelle and Larry Friedman as a charitable organization which benefits children. Each year, Friedman & Feiger donates time and fund-raising efforts for notable children’s charities.

Through the efforts of Janelle and Larry Friedman and the firm, millions have been raised for worthy charities such as Wednesday’s Child, Children’s Medical Center and the Salvation Army’s Gene and Jerry Jones Center for Children, among others.

This year, Children’s Medical Center has named Janelle and Larry Friedman Co-Chairs of the “Celebration Of Our Century,” a celebratory event to commemorate the 100-year anniversary of the children’s hospital. Planned for November 2nd at the Omni Dallas hotel, Actress and Grammy-Winning Singer Jennifer Hudson, The Pointer Sisters and New York’s famed Starlight Orchestra will entertain. The celebration’s Presenting Sponsor Alliance Data has donated $1 million to kick-off the fund-raising efforts. Children’s Medical Center, a private, not for profit, hospital is one of the largest pediatric health care providers in the country.

Janelle and Larry Friedman also co-chaired the 100th Anniversary of the Jewish Federation of Greater Dallas.

Friedman & Feiger commits time, talent and monetary donations to the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, Muscular Dystrophy Association, Gilda’s Club, Paws Cause, the SPCA, the Fur Ball, the Epilepsy Research Foundation, the National Kidney Foundation, KidneyTexas, Jewish Family Services of Dallas, The Dallas Foundation, The Dallas Women’s Foundation, The Greater Dallas Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, The Greater Dallas Indo-American Chamber of Commerce, Pat and Emmitt Smith Charities, the Wheel To Survive Benefit and many others. In recognition of the firm’s charitable efforts, NFL Hall of Famer Michael Irvin gave Janelle and Larry Friedman the Playmaker Community Service Award.

The Friedmans serve as coordinators and fundraisers for local political campaigns and take an active role in fundraising for judges, Senators and many other political officials. The firm supports the Dallas Legal Community for Seeking Justice and Changing Lives.

As a community service, Friedman & Feiger Attorneys At Law prepares a quarterly newsletter to alert clients and the business community of changes in the law and offers legal strategies to help area businesses succeed. Each lawyer in the firm also shares legal expertise through e-mail blasts to keep the business community informed.

Janelle Friedman and Friedman & Feiger launched a professional networking opportunity for female business leaders called Essential Energy. The firm sponsors six receptions per year that serve as a networking tool for prominent women in the Dallas business community. Essential Energy’s mission statement is “to share wisdom between successful women through personal friendships and business networking with a spirit of fellowship, enthusiasm, harmony and devotion to the power "essential energy" of the group.” The group website can be found at www.essentialenergy.org.

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Community News

August 23, 2016

Janelle Friedman’s Super Fun Evening Rubbing Shoulders with Ina, Gwyneth, Alec and Christie in the Hamptons

Here’s a fun “What I Did on My Summer Vacation” report! Renowned Dallas hostess (and author of a book on the subject) Janelle Friedman spent last Saturday night in the Hamptons, aka the East End (of Long Island.) The storied... More >

September 16, 2014

Janelle Friedman & Yvette Feiger Kick-Off Essential Energy Fall "Women in Business" Networking Receptions with America's Sassiest Lifestyle Guru Steve Kemble

JANELLE FRIEDMAN & YVETTE FEIGER KICK-OFF ESSENTIAL ENERGY FALL "WOMEN IN BUSINESS" NETWORKING RECEPTIONS WITH AMERICA’S SASSIEST LIFESTYLE GURU STEVE KEMBLE 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., Tuesday, September 16th Janelle Friedman and Yvette Feiger will kick-off the Fall series of Essential Energy... More >

September 16, 2014

Essential Energy Presents Steve Kemble

Steve Kemble wore an Easter bonnet to emcee the Easter in Lee Park Pooch Parade in April, 2014. Photo: Alexandra Olivia Essential Energy's Janelle Friedman and Yvette Feiger host a networking reception for female business leaders featuring "America's Sassiest Lifestyle Guru"... More >

May 2, 2014

Janelle and Larry Friedman Co-Chair The "Celebrating Gloria" Luncheon Benefiting TRAC

Co-Chaired by Janelle and Larry Friedman, the "Celebrating Gloria" luncheon,a tribute to the life of Gloria Campos, was held at the Fairmont Hotel benefiting City Square's TRAC program. Luncheon festivities included a fun roast "Live From Gloria's Studio" by WFAA broadcasters... More >

November 13, 2013

From Butter To Award-Winning Entertainers, Children’s Medical Center’s “Celebration Of Our Century” Caused Jaws To Drop

Leave it to Janelle and Larry Friedman to hit it out of the ballpark—again. A couple of year ago, they orchestrated a Children’s Medical Center benefit. The CMC folks were so impressed with their efforts, they came a-calling for the Friedmans to... More >

November 9, 2013

The Legacy Senior Communities Celebrates 60th Anniversary with Yes! Event - Raising Nearly $440,000

The Legacy Senior Communities’ “The Yes! Event: One Special Night” welcomed more than 400 guests to a dinner planned by Todd Events at the Omni Dallas Hotel. Read the article.

October 17, 2013

Sweet Stories Fuel Success for Annual KidneyTexas Luncheon and Style Show

Dallas men and women dressed in their daytime finest strolled into the Brook Hollow Golf Club for the much-anticipated KidneyTexas annual luncheon and fashion show, an important fundraising event that helps raise awareness for kidney disease. Read full article. ...

March 7, 2013

Essential Energy for Female Business Leaders

Janelle Friedman founded Essential Energy as a platform for women business leaders to network, exchange ideas and forge new business and personal relationships. Six Essential Energy receptions are held each year featuring a prominent speaker at each reception. Past Essential Energy speakers... More >

February 3, 2012

More and More Two-Legged Critters Celebrated At Sambuca For Paws Cause’s “The Wizard of Paws”

It’s not every party where Kansas’s Dorothy greets you at the front door, but that was the little gal in the blue gingham dress with white apron at Sambuca’s Uptown Sunday night. She welcomed guests to the Paws Cause’s “The Wizard of... More >

December 7, 2011

Friedman & Feiger Raises Funds and Produces a Gala Benefitting Children's Medical Center

Janelle and Larry Friedman and the firm, Friedman & Feiger Attorneys At Law, raised funds and produced the memorable "Kids Just Wanna Have Fun" Gala benefitting Children's Medical Center with a live performance by Cyndi Lauper. Pictured left to right are... More >

December 3, 2010

Wednesday's Child "Belonging" Luncheon

Thousands of North Texas foster children benefitted from the Friends of Wednesday’s Child “Belonging” luncheon which was held at the Ritz-Carlton in Dallas on Friday, December 3rd. Sponsored by Friedman & Feiger Attorneys At Law, the luncheon featured a “Heart of the... More >

December 24, 2008

The Friedman & Feiger Foundation Supports the Salvation Army's Gene and Jerry Jones Center for Children

Each year, Friedman & Feiger Attorneys At Law donates time and fund-raising efforts for notable childrens' charities. This year, the Friedman & Feiger Foundation threw a holiday party for hundreds of children from the Salvation Army's Gene and Jerry Jones Center... More >

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