Mr. Fredman is a trial attorney with more than three decades of experience
arguing complex business cases in state and federal trial and appellate
courts throughout California. An authority on both Internet and antitrust
matters, Mr. Fredman’s areas of expertise also include the defense
and prosecution of business contract and tort litigation, and cases related
to banking, trademarks, trade secrets, defamation, unfair competition,
and Strategic Lawsuits Against Public Participation (SLAPP).
Mr. Fredman is a 1966 graduate of Princeton University. He received his
law degree, cum laude, from Columbia University in 1969 where he distinguished
himself for oral and written advocacy. Recently, he has been active as
a mediator and in 2002 he was honored by the federal district court in
Los Angeles for his service as an Attorney Settlement Officer.
Mr. Fredman has lectured to the Los Angeles County Bar Association, the
Beverly Hills Bar Association, the Southern California Complex Litigation
Inn of Court, the California Continuing Education of the Bar, and the
Practicing Law Institute on subjects which include product liability,
depositions, negotiation, antitrust, intellectual property litigation,
and SLAPP cases. He is also a member of the editorial advisory board for
California Causes of Action. Previously, Mr. Fredman was Counsel to Atlantic
Richfield Company in its Major Litigation Unit, and he is a former partner
of Frandzel & Share, Los Angeles, California.
Mr. Fredman is the President-Elect of the Beverly Hills Bar Association.
He is a former chairman and is presently a member of the Los Angeles County
Bar Association (LACBA) Antitrust Section Executive Committee. He is a
former LACBA Delegate to the State Bar Conference of Delegates, and a
former member of the LACBA Nominating Committee. Mr. Fredman is also a
member of the American Bar Association, the Federal Bar Association, and
the Association of Business Trial Lawyers.