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Daniel Friedman focuses his practice on litigation, including white collar criminal investigations and complex commercial disputes. He is an experienced trial lawyer, representing financial institutions, medical device and pharmaceutical companies, energy companies and individuals in both state and federal courts. Daniel also represents a broad range of clients in investigations conducted by the S.E.C., the U.S. Attorney’s Office, the Department of Health and Human Services, and state regulatory authorities. He also represents unaccompanied minors seeking Special Immigrant Juvenile Statues and students in Individuals with Disabilities Education Act hearings.

Daniel is an experienced data privacy and cybersecurity attorney and is a Certified Information Privacy Professional (CIPP/US).



  • Represent public company CFO accused of securities fraud
  • Represent international retailer in litigation arising from M&A transaction
  • Represent medical device company in litigation stemming from licensing agreement
  • Represent financial institution in financial crisis-related lender liability action
  • Represented private equity partner in SEC enforcement action in SDNY bench trial
  • Represented energy company against investment bank in Delaware jury trial
  • Represented financial adviser in Delaware appraisal action
  • Represented investment bank in mortgage-backed securities litigation
  • Certified Information Privacy Professional/United States (CIPP/US), International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP)
  • U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of New York, Organized Crime and Civil Rights Divisions, Fall 2010
  • Alaska Department of Law, Criminal Division, Summer 2010
  • San Francisco District Attorney’s Office, Summer 2009


  • J.D., New York University School of Law, 2011
  • B.A., with distinction, University of Michigan, 2005
  • New York
  • California
  • Chinese (Mandarin), Conversational