Insurance Coverage and Bad Faith

Mr. Friedman has litigated, mediated, or arbitrated insurance, reinsurance, and insurance regulatory disputes involving such policies as: Auto, Homeowners, Commercial General Liability, Legal Malpractice, Directors & Officers Liability, Employment Practices Liability, Medical Malpractice, Title, Health, Disability, Intellectual Property, Fidelity & Surety, and Motion Picture Completion Bonds.

Professional Liability/Malpractice

Including claims against lawyers, accountants, insurance agents, real estate agents, stock brokers, investment advisors, and trust officers.


Class Actions

Involving consumer products (Business & Professions Code Sections 17200 and 17500), Bank and Financial Products, Employment Discrimination, Wage and Hour, Securities, Real Estate and Insurance.

Business & Commercial Mediation Services

Partnership and joint venture disputes, post closing M&A disputes, breach of fiduciary duty, corporate dissolution, securities and entertainment litigation.[clear]

Real Estate

Mediation of real estate disputes including specific performance, title and title insurance, construction defect, mortgage and finance related matters, class actions, RESPA, and claims against real estate professionals including brokers, realtors, appraisers and escrow companies.


Disputes with respect to the financing, production, distribution, bonding and insurance of film and television.