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David D. Friedman



Lipsig, Shapey, Manus & Moverman, P.C.
24th Floor
40 Fulton Street

New York,NY 10038-1850

Contact Information
Phone – (212) 285-3300
Fax – (212) 406-4544

David D. Friedman focuses his practice on Labor Law, premises liability, and complex personal injury cases. Mr. Friedman counsels construction laborers, union workers, accident victims, and their families, who have been catastrophically hurt. He advises and represents his clients at all stages of litigation, from commencement through trial and appeals.

Mr. Friedman has helped obtain millions of dollars for his clients by successfully negotiating multiple seven-figure settlements on their behalf at mediation.

Previously, Mr. Friedman worked at a boutique litigation firm on Wall Street, where he handled all phases of civil and commercial litigation matters in trial and appellate courts, specializing in plaintiffs' general tort litigation. He has experience in all key areas of pretrial and trial practice, including managing discovery, conducting and defending depositions of parties and witnesses, and briefing and arguing dispositive motions.

Mr. Friedman has government experience working at the United States Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of New York. He was a legal intern at the Kings County District Attorney’s Office in Brooklyn.

Mr. Friedman received his J.D. with honors from Columbia Law School, where he was a Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar and Executive Editor of the Columbia Journal of Tax Law. While in law school, Mr. Friedman was a student attorney with Columbia University’s Lawyering in the Digital Age Clinic, and a member of the Columbia Business and Law Association. He also served as a judicial intern in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York, and in New York State Supreme Court, Appellate Division, First Department.

Mr. Friedman is admitted to practice law in New York and New Jersey.


  • Columbia Law School, J.D.
  • Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar

Bar Admission(s)

  • State of New York
  • State of New Jersey