Adam Friedman’s practice is concentrated in the fields of fidelity and related insurance, surety, construction, and other complex commercial matters throughout New York and New Jersey.
Adam advises and represents fidelity insurers on all aspects of matters relating to financial institution bonds, commercial crime policies and other types of fidelity insurance involving both standard and proprietary forms. He counsels and represents sureties on all aspects of performance and payment bond claims, subdivision bond claims and claims against other types of bonds, including matters in litigation, arbitration, mediation and bankruptcy. He also advises and represents contractors in a variety of construction-related matters on both public and private projects throughout New York and New Jersey.
In 1992, Adam served as a law clerk to U.S. District Judge Arthur D. Spatt of the Eastern District of New York. He is a 1991 graduate of the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, Yeshiva University, where he was an editor of the Cardozo Law Review.
- Included in The Best Lawyers in America®, Litigation – Construction (2020-2024)
- Included in New Jersey Law Journal, 40 Under 40 (2002 and 2004)
- Martindale-Hubbell AV® Rating
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- American Bar Association, Tort Trial & Insurance Practice Section – Fidelity and Surety Law Committee, Vice Chair
- Defense Research Institute, Fidelity and Surety Committee
- New Jersey State Bar Association
- New York State Bar Association
- Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, Yeshiva University (J.D., 1991)
- Cornell University (B.S., 1988)
- New Jersey
- New York
- U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit
- U.S. Court of Appeals, Third Circuit
- U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey
- U.S. District Court, Northern District of New York
- U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York
- U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York
- U.S. District Court, Western District of New York
- U.S. Court of Federal Claims
- U.S. Court of International Trade
- U.S. Supreme Court