Helping You Grow with Confidence
We're Making Long-Term Success Possible
We don’t just work with our clients—we care about our clients. That’s why we empower entrepreneurs and founders with strategic planning and innovative solutions so they can grow quickly, scale confidently, and achieve their goals.
The values we live by:
We go above and beyond to make sure you’re business is protected and you’re ready to scale at unstoppable speed.
No hidden service charges or invoices. We also don’t sugar coat things. We’re not afraid to have honest conversations about challenges your business faces.
We respond quickly and forecast future issues because we truly want to see you succeed.
Why We Care
At Fridman Law Firm, business is in our blood. As survivors of the Holocaust, founder Neil Fridman’s grandparents came to the United States and built a life as successful, self-made entrepreneurs. With that passion and drive in his DNA, Neil committed to eventually building a business of his own.
After working on Wall Street as an investment banker for several years, he decided to blend his finance experience with his legal background to help founders—like himself—navigate the in’s and out’s of the startup world. From early-stage financing to intellectual property protection, he and his team serve as experienced advisors for companies at all stages to help them realize success.
Meet The Team
1. For him, coffee is a must-have.
2. He started two eCommerce businesses in high school.
3. He loves to ski.
4. He was an early investor in over 500 Startups, Facebook, Twitter, and Yelp.
Neil Fridman, JD, MBA is a senior corporate and real estate attorney. As the Managing Partner of the Fridman Law Firm PLLC, he has represented companies ranging from startups to multinationals, along with funds and individual and institutional investors.
Mr. Fridman counsels on entity formation and structuring, seed and venture capital financing, joint venture and strategic partnering relationships, employment, equity plans, mergers and acquisitions (M&A), and, together with outside counsel, protection and licensing of intellectual property.
New York, 2009
St. John’s University School of Law, Juris Doctor, 2008
St. John’s University Tobin College of Business, Masters of Business Administration, 2009
University of Michigan, Bachelor of the Arts Political Science and Psychology, 2005
Before joining Fridman Law Firm, Ms. Katamadze was a Senior Specialist at the Ministry of Economy and Sustainable Development of Georgia where she led several of the state’s high-profile complex litigation cases and represented the Ministry in trials and administrative proceedings involving civil, corporate and administrative law.
Ms. Katamadze focuses her practice on drafting and negotiating for domestic and international clients, including mergers and acquisitions, and specifically on energy and infrastructure projects.
New York, 2020 (pending)
Law School TBD, Juris Doctor, YEAR
1. She speaks English, Georgian, Russian, and German
1. She Can weightlift double her body weight.
2. Huge fan of anime.
Ms. Ahmed is a rising third-year law student at the University of California, Irvine School of Law. She has experience as a law clerk for a boutique, California-based law firm focused on business litigation and transactions, real estate, and employment law. She also serves as a student practitioner for the Intellectual Property, Arts & Technology Clinic where she provides pro bono legal advice and counseling to independent filmmakers, startups, authors, and more.
University of California, Irvine School of Law (2021)
City University of New York City College (2017)
Bard College (2015)
As a rising third-year student at Villanova University Charles Widger School of Law, Ms. Hough has internship experience ranging from litigation to in-house legal departments and has an interest in working with startups and social media influencers.
She is the treasurer of the Fashion Law Society and sits as a student member on the New York City Bar Association Fashion Law Committee. She currently splits time between both Philadelphia and New York City.
Villanova University Charles Widger School of Law (2021)
University of Pittsburgh (2018)
1. She was a cheerleader in college.
2. Grew up on a dairy farm in Pennsylvania.
1. She makes a mean cheese plate.
2. She wants her own talk show one day.
Ms. Reid is passionate about making impactful digital content that has an impressive reach. After graduating with an Industrial & Labor Relations degree from Cornell University, she now combines her love of writing with social justice. By building up the firm’s digital presence, she hopes to make startups and small business owners aware of the resources available to them.
Cornell University (2016)
Get the Guidance Your Company Needs
You’ll be able to protect your company from future issues. We forecast things to look out for like staying on track to reach the milestones needed for successful financing. Or how to manage your day-to-day legal needs.
You’ll gain new perspectives and business connections through a combination of our finance and entrepreneurial knowledge and industry relationships.
Negotiations will be a more positive and beneficial experience. We’ll represent your best interests and make sure a DEAL ON YOUR TERMS IS MADE.
You’ll have the legal partner you always wish you had. We go the extra mile and take to heart your success. You wear many hats running a business and we do too when it comes to seeing you thrive.