Todd R. Friedman is a business litigator. He represents early adopters, investors, and businesses at all stages of litigation, including trials, appeals, arbitration, and other dispute resolution alternatives. Collectively, he has participated in the resolution of controversies involving several hundreds of millions of dollars.
Todd recently participated in the representation of a large financial services firm, defending the firm in multiple, securities-fraud class actions. The litigation involved $400 million in claimed damages before multipliers, nearly 800 investors, a parallel SEC enforcement action, and a receivership. The parties reached an amicable settlement.
Todd also participated in the prosecution of claims relating to the routing and processing of debit card transactions on behalf of one of the U.S.’s largest merchants against the world’s largest payment card network. Todd’s experience helped him develop an in-depth understanding of the technology and structure underlying electronic transactions executed on payment card networks.
Todd has represented clients in multiple trials in federal and state courts throughout Florida, as well as in arbitration. Todd has also successfully represented clients at the appellate level, including a recent appeal in which he obtained a unanimous opinion reversing a final judgment adverse to his client and directing the trial court to re-enter final judgment in favor of his client.
Todd is also an active member of his community. The University of Miami selected Todd as a member of its inaugural 30 Under 30 class, and the City of Miami appointed him to serve on the Downtown Development Authority’s Resiliency Task Force Committee. He also sits on the Board of Directors of the University of Miami Law Alumni Association, having previously served as Chair of Young Alumni. Todd is also the chair of the South Florida chapter of the Swarthmore Business Network and volunteers with the Greater Miami Jewish Federation.
Todd is diligent and efficient. He focuses on developing time-sensitive and cost-effective litigation strategies, tailored to the unique needs of each individual client. He values developing trust with his clients by maintaining an ongoing and frank dialogue.