Todd R. Friedman

Todd R. Friedman

Email: Todd R. Friedman | Phone: (305) 373-1000

Todd Friedman focuses his practice on business litigation. Todd has second-chaired several trials in Florida's State and Federal Courts and first-chaired an appeal before Florida's Third District Court of Appeal, resulting in a unanimous opinion reversing a final judgment. In addition, Todd has participated in several arbitrations, mediations and settlement conferences.

Born in Miami, Todd earned his B.A. from Swarthmore College, and his J.D., magna cum laude, from the University of Miami School of Law, where he was a member of the University of Miami Law Review, the Bar & Gavel Honor Society and a Dean’s Merit Scholarship recipient. After graduating, Todd clerked for the Honorable Robert M. Gross of Florida’s Fourth District Court of Appeal and then learned the ropes of commercial litigation while practicing at his father's law firm.

Todd is admitted to practice in the State Courts of Florida, the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Florida, the United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida, the United States District Court for the Middle District of Florida, and the United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit.

Areas of practice

  • Complex Commercial Litigation
  • Professional Malpractice Defense
  • Class Action Defense

Admitted to practice

  • Florida Bar, 2012
  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Southern District of Florida, 2015
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Florida, 2015
  • U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida, 2017
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit, 2015

Awards and honors

  • University of Miami School of Law Alumni Association, Chair of Young Alumni Committee (2017-2018)
  • University of Miami School of Law Alumni Association, Young Alumni Leadership Award (2015)
  • Dade Legal Aid Leadership Academy for Rising Stars, Fellow (2015)
  • Book Awards: Legal Research & Writing; US Constitutional Law; Art & Law

Education

  • University of Miami, J.D., magna cum laude, 2012
    • University of Miami Law Review, Associate Editor
    • Bar & Gavel Honor Society
    • Dean’s Merit Scholarship
  • Swarthmore College, B.A., 2009

Professional memberships

  • The Florida Bar
    • Member, Young Lawyers Division
    • Member, Business Law Section
  • Miami-Dade County Bar Association
  • Federal Bar Association

Publications

  • Floridians Still Have Time to Help Shape Casino Industry, Daily Business Review
  • Paving the Streets in Gold: A Comparative Analysis of the 2012 Fla. Gaming Bill, 66 U. Mia. L.Rev. 1183

Biography

  • Born in Miami, Florida
  • Conversant in Spanish

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