Lawrence J. Friedman practices in the areas of commercial litigation, including shareholder suits, partnership disputes, intellectual property controversies, real estate, and contract disputes. He also practices in the areas of real estate and corporate law. Mr. Friedman is also a trained mediator and regularly mediates cases in the state and federal courts.
Mr. Friedman received a B.A., with honors, from Queens College of the City University of New York in 1973 and a J.D., with honors, from the University of Minnesota in 1977. He has been licensed to practice in Texas since 1979, as well as in Minnesota and Florida, each since 1978, and is admitted to practice before the United States Supreme Court, the United States Courts of Appeals for the Fifth, Eighth, Tenth and Eleventh Circuits, the United States Tax Court, and the United States District Courts for the District of Minnesota and the Northern, Southern, Eastern, and Western Districts of Texas.
Mr. Friedman is a member of the Texas Bar and The Dallas Bar Association, and sits on various committees of the Dallas Bar Association. He is also a Fellow of the Dallas Bar Foundation. Mr Friedman also remains a member of the Florida Bar and the Minnesota Bar.
Mr. Friedman is active in the Dallas community and has served on the Board of Directors of First Western National Bank, Signature Place Bank, T.A.C.A., Inc., The National Craniofacial Foundation for Children's Deformities, the Dallas and National Boards of the American Friends of The Hebrew University, and The Signature Athletic Club. He has been a member of the Greater Dallas Crime Commission, Co-chairman of the Crime Victims Committee, author of the Crime Victims Handbook, Vice-Chairman of the Mayors Adopt-A-Block Commission, and a member of the Mayors Advisory Committee on Crime.