Epstein Becker Green Expands Litigation Practice with Addition of Brian Friedman in New York

NEW YORK – January 22, 2018 Epstein Becker Green (EBG) is pleased to announce that Brian L. Friedman has joined as a Member of the Firm in the Litigation & Business Disputes practice in New York.

Mr. Friedman has broad commercial litigation experience in state and federal courts and domestic and international arbitration, with a focus on the financial services industry.  A significant portion of his practice is dedicated to representing and counseling major brokerage firms, futures commission merchants, and other leading financial institutions in securities and commodities litigation; arbitrations and mediations; compliance and regulatory matters; and investigations and enforcement proceedings by the Securities and Exchange Commission, Financial Industry Regulatory Authority, the Commodity Futures Trading Commission, the National Futures Association, and exchanges.

In addition to his regular litigation practice, Mr. Friedman has led, on a pro bono basis, juvenile criminal appeals and divorce proceedings as well as a matter involving the provision of education and related services for incarcerated individuals.

Before joining Epstein Becker Green, Mr. Friedman practiced at Proskauer, where he was also a member of the firm’s Financial Services Practice Group and Securities Litigation Practice Group. He received his J.D. from New York University School of Law and an A.B., cum laude, from Duke University.

“The financial services industry continues to face increased regulatory scrutiny and clients will benefit from counsel who understand the industry and changing environment,” said Mr. Friedman. “EBG has long been advising and representing financial services entities and I look forward to bringing my industry and litigation experience to the firm’s strong team.”

“The firm’s Litigation & Business Disputes practice works on significant matters in a variety of industries and we continue to look for talented attorneys who will complement our active and diverse practice,” said Kenneth J. Kelly, co-chair of EBG’s National Litigation Steering Committee. “Brian’s litigation strategy experience combined with his financial services industry knowledge will be an asset to EBG’s client base.”

About Epstein Becker Green

Epstein Becker & Green, P.C., is a national law firm with a primary focus on health care and life sciences; employment, labor, and workforce management; and litigation and business disputes. Founded in 1973 as an industry-focused firm, Epstein Becker Green has decades of experience serving clients in health care, financial services, retail, hospitality, and technology, among other industries, representing entities from startups to Fortune 100 companies. Operating in offices throughout the U.S. and supporting clients in the U.S. and abroad, the firm’s attorneys are committed to uncompromising client service and legal excellence. For more information, visit www.ebglaw.com.