Robert H. Friedman

Public and private companies and investment funds have long relied on Robert Friedman’s sophisticated corporate law counsel for their most complex merger and acquisition, financing, restructuring, compliance and other transactional needs. 

Companies and their boards, private equity firms, hedge funds, and investment banks depend on Bob’s responsive, skilled and thoughtful approach to their transactional and operational needs. His experience as a corporate lawyer spans a broad array of domestic and cross-border merger and acquisition transactions, financings, restructurings, joint ventures, strategic partnerships, and other strategic transactions. 

Bob has also served as outside corporate counsel to private and public companies, advising on matters those companies face on a day-to-day basis. He has notable experience with companies in many industries, including technology, pharmaceuticals, gaming, food and food services, apparel and healthcare.

Bob’s long-term relationships with clients and his accomplishments on their behalf are among the reasons why Olshan is consistently recognized as a leading law firm in corporate and securities law.




  • Member of the Rutgers University Board of Trustees 


J.D., Rutgers University School of Law, Newark, 1983

  • Research Editor, Rutgers Law Review, 1982 – 1983

M.Ed., Temple University, 1976

B.A., Rutgers University, 1974


  • New York
  • New Jersey
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