Why Friedman & Friedman, Attorneys at Law?

Are you presently searching for an attorney to represent you in your divorce or family law matter? If so, there is no question that the attorney you choose should be someone with impeccable credentials, an excellent reputation in the community, and someone with years of experience under their belt. All of these qualifications are essential, especially when you take into consideration that the outcome of your matrimonial or family law proceeding can impact the rest of your life.

At Friedman & Friedman, Attorneys at Law, our founding attorney Sari M. Friedman not only has 35 years of legal experience to offer, but she is also the recipient of numerous awards, one of which is being listed in the New York Metro Super Lawyers® - Top 5% of Attorneys in the Region. She has also been awarded with the Long Island Power Women in Business. Additionally, SmartCEO Magazine has honored Sari Friedman with its 2016 New York Family Business Award. This award was given to the firm for maintaining family as the center of its purpose and focus.

She has also been given the 2016 "New York's Women Leaders in the Law Award" by New York magazine. This indicates that the attorney was considered one of the top female lawyers in New York for that year. Additionally, Sari was named to New York's Legal Leaders Top Rated Lawyers in 2015 and 2016, and she was named a 2014, 2015 and 2016 New York Metro Super Lawyer, a designation given to only 5% of the attorneys in New York State. She was also given the 2012 Leadership in Law Award by Long Island Business News. This award recognizes hard work, dedication, tenacity and professional competence as important qualities for this highly regarded award which is dedicated to those individuals who have demonstrated outstanding leadership in the legal profession, as well as in the Long Island community. She has also been invited to join the National Advocates Top 100 Lawyers for Matrimonial and Family Law as well as the American Academy of Trial Attorneys' Premier 100 Trial Attorneys in New York.

Attorney Sari Friedman has received the 2016 Long Island Power Women in Business Awards & Networking Dinner award! She received this award on December 1, 2016 in recognition of her service to the legal and local community.

Sari Friedman is listed in Who's Who in American Law, Who's Who in American Professionals, and Rue's Ratings Best Attorneys of America. She was named a 1999 Honoree, by the National Association of Business Owners, and she is a regular lecturer for Marino Institute Continuing Education Seminars.

Attorney Sari Friedman has been honored with the "10 Best" in Client Satisfaction Award by the American Institute of Family Law Attorneys.

She serves as general counsel for the Fathers' Rights Association of New York State and Long Island, and she is the author of numerous articles on matrimonial and family law issues. Additionally, both attorney Sari Friedman and attorney Andrea Friedman were named to Who's Who as a Top Attorney in North America.

In addition to the above, Sari M. Friedman has been featured and quoted in multiple articles in new sources and publications including: NYDailyNews.com, The Wall Street Journal, Newsday, the New York Law Journal, The New York Times and Long Island Business News.

Sari M. Friedman was featured in Newsday on April 15, 2007 as Businesswoman of the Year for New York by the National Republican Congressional Committee's Business Advisory Council. She was also featured in Fortune 52 by Beverly Fortune ( Long Island Press), in a column that is dedicated to honoring 52 different Long Island women who have made significant and lasting contributions to their communities.

Over 35 Years of Experience by Your Side

Attorney Friedman earned her Bachelor's degree from Hofstra University in 1977 and her Juris Doctor (law degree) from Hofstra University School of Law, where she graduated with honors and as a member of the Law Review. She was admitted to the New York State Bar in 1981; after clerking for the Appellate Division Second Department, she went into private practice in 1984 where she primarily focused on matrimonial and family law matters. She has authored and published numerous articles on family law issues, she frequently lectures and she has been interviewed on radio and television broadcasts on matters pertaining to divorce, child custody, visitation and child support.

Sari M. Friedman is a mother of two, which enables her to understand the trials and tribulations that her clients are going through in their divorce and family law proceedings. It is our firm's strongest belief that there is no greater vocation than being a parent; therefore, it is our purpose to promote the equality of that vocation for both men and women, as well as the opportunity for mothers and fathers to mutually support and pursue their fundamental rights. If you are searching for a qualified and reputable law firm to represent you, you have arrived at your destination. With over 35 years of experience, we are confident that we can explain your legal rights and protect your best interests in your matrimonial or family law matter. There is no substitute for experience, and you can feel confident that your case is being handled by a competent attorney when you hire Sari M. Friedman to represent you. Contact us today to get started finding out how we can be your greatest advocate during this difficult time of transition.