Bryce L. Friedman is a Partner in the Firm’s Litigation Department. He concentrates on representing clients in trials and arbitrations and in responding to allegations of fraud.
Bryce has represented a wide variety of businesses in commercial and business tort disputes as both claimant and defendant. He has successfully litigated disputes to conclusion in state and federal courts and arbitral forums across the United States. He is recognized by Chambers USA, where sources describe him as an “excellent litigator” and a “notable practitioner in the field.” He is also recognized by The Legal 500 U.S. as a “Leading Lawyer” in General Commercial Disputes and Insurance, and by Euromoney’s Benchmark Litigation as a national “Litigation Star.” Bryce was also named as a 2020 “MVP” in Insurance by Law360.
Bryce’s dispute resolution experience is broad-based. Commentators say, “He is the complete package. He’s a great speaker, a great writer and has a superior strategic sense.” Bryce has extensive experience representing insurers and reinsurers in disputes at the trial and appellate levels and in helping address regulatory inquiries. Commentators say Bryce is “super smart, savvy and understands coverage and litigation nuance.” Bryce’s clients also regularly call on him to assist in managing crises and unusual events pre-litigation. Such engagements often involve personnel issues, potential data breaches and theft of information, financial reporting, regulatory inquiries and unexpected product or business failures in the business and professional services, consumer products, financial services and transportation industries. He also regularly represents clients in responding to whistleblowers’ allegations of fraud, including False Claims Act (FCA) violations in the financial services and health care industries. Bryce has litigated extensively in bankruptcy court and tried contested matters for both debtors and creditors.
Bryce received his B.A., cum laude, from Dartmouth College in 1994. He graduated from Columbia University School of Law in 1997, where he was a Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar. Prior to joining the Firm, he served as a law clerk for the late United States District Judge Shirley Wohl Kram in the Southern District of New York.
Bryce has served as chair of the Firm’s Legal Personnel and Pro Bono Committees. Bryce is currently a member of the boards of directors of Volunteers of Legal Service Inc. (VOLS) and the off-Broadway theater company Playwrights Horizons.
Updated Sep 2021