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Why Us?

Why Friedman & Friedman PLLC, Attorneys at Law?

We are a Firm Committed to Excellence

Women Leaders in 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.

Our Founding Attorney Sets the Standard for Excellence & Dedication

Attorney Sari 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 and frequently lectures at Marino Institute Continuing Education Seminars. In addition, she 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.

Not only does Attorney Friedman have over 35 years of legal experience to offer, but she is also the recipient of numerous awards.

Leadership in Law

These awards speak to the dedication of Sari and of the firm as a whole:

  • New York Metro Super Lawyers® - Top 5% of Attorneys in the Region
  • 2016 Long Island Power Women in Business Awards & Networking Award
  • 2016 New York Family Business Award SmartCEO Magazine
  • 2016 "New York's Women Leaders in the Law Award" by New York magazine
  • 2015-2016 New York's Legal Leaders Top Rated Lawyers
  • 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017 New York Metro Super Lawyer
  • 2012 Leadership in Law Award by Long Island Business News
  • National Advocates Top 100 Lawyers for Matrimonial and Family Law
  • American Academy of Trial Attorneys' Premier 100 Trial Attorneys in New York
  • "10 Best" in Client Satisfaction Award by the American Institute of Family Law Attorneys.

In addition, 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.

Serving the Community for 30 Years

Put More Than 35 Years of Experience on Your Side

Sari M. Friedman is a mother of two, which enables her to understand the trials 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.

Our Client Testimonials

  • “Sari and her team have lots of experience and good advise to give for any situation that presents itself when it comes to a divorce.”


  • “The level of professionalism within Sari's handling of my case was unmatched. If you are considering this type of matter, I urge you to set up a consultation with Sari.”


  • “Andrea explained options, helped form a plan, and executed that plan with extreme professionalism and care.”


  • “She is good for those needing a strong forceful approach yet someone who will listen to your needs. Her staff was excellent and kind especially during the more stressful times.”

    Former Client

  • “She negotiated an incredible settlement for me, but most importantly, she stuck with me through the entire process, when the lighthearted would have bailed out.”


  • Top 100 Registry
  • Leading Lawyer
  • AV 2020
  • 2020 Attorney of the Year
  • Lawyers of Distinction 2020
  • Legal Leaders
  • Lifetime Achievement
  • Top Attorneys In Metro New York
  • 10 Best Law Firm
  • 10 Best 2019

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