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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.

Resiliency

We go above and beyond to make sure your business is protected and you’re ready to scale at unstoppable speed.

Honesty

No hidden service charges or invoices. We also don’t sugarcoat things. We’re not afraid to have honest conversations about challenges your business faces.

Caring

We respond quickly and forecast future issues because we truly want to see you succeed.

Why We Care

At Fridman Law Firm PLLC, business is in our blood. The Firm’s founder, Neil Fridman’s, grandparents after surviving the Holocaust, 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 ins and outs of the startup world. From early-stage financing to intellectual property protection, he and his team serve as experienced advisers for companies at all stages to help them realize success.

Meet The Team

Headshot of attorney Neil Fridman

Fun Facts

  • For him, coffee is a must-have.
  • He started two eCommerce businesses in high school.
  • He loves to ski.
  • He was an early investor in 500 Startups, Facebook, Twitter, and Yelp.
Neil Fridman, Managing Partner

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.

Bar Admission
New York, 2009

Education
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

Fun Facts

  • For him, coffee is a must-have.
  • He started two eCommerce businesses in high school.
  • He loves to ski
  • He was an early investor in over 500 Startups, Facebook, Twitter, and Yelp.
Jenna Hough, Associate*

As a recent graduate of Villanova University Charles Widger School of Law, Ms. Hough has internship experience ranging from litigation to in-house legal departments and is interested in working with startups and social media influencers.

In law school she was the treasurer of the Fashion Law Society and sat as a student member on the New York City Bar Association Fashion Law Committee. She currently splits time between Philadelphia and New York City.

Education
Villanova University Charles Widger School of Law (2021)
University of Pittsburgh (2018)

*Awaiting the results of the July 2021 New York State Bar Examination

headshot of associate Jenna Hough

Fun Facts

  • She was a cheerleader in college.
  • Grew up on a dairy farm in Pennsylvania.
  • Loves Bourbon.
Headshot of Christina Reid, social media marketing
Fun Facts
  • She makes a mean cheese plate.
  • She wants her own talk show one day.
Christina Reid, Social Media Marketing

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.

Education
Cornell University (2016)

Fun Facts
  • She makes a mean cheese plate.
  • She wants her own talk show one day.

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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 IS MADE ON YOUR TERMS.

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.

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 IS MADE ON YOUR TERMS.

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.

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