David S. Frydman is the principal of Frydman LLC and has been practicing complex business litigation in New York City for over twenty years. Mr. Frydman was a litigation associate and has been a partner with several commercial law firms and formed his own firm in 2000. He enthusiastically engages in aggressive litigation. Mr. Frydman also is skilled in resolving complex disputes in direct negotiation, arbitration and mediation. With the use of technology, appropriate and supervised staffing and attention to expenses, Mr. Frydman and his firm provide effective and cost conscious legal services.
Mr. Frydman's clients have included public corporations, private companies, partnerships, banks, investment funds, investors, broker dealers, entrepreneurs, bankers, business people and professionals. The firm's clients are involved in various industries, including finance, construction, real estate development, manufacturing, technology, barter and professional services. As a tenacious and successful litigator and business lawyer, Mr. Frydman has enjoyed relationships with referring attorneys and clients, in many instances for a decade or more.
Mr. Frydman routinely litigates with and against sophisticated litigation counsel in New York and acts as local counsel for law firms and clients across the country and overseas. Mr. Frydman appears in the state court commercial parts, Surrogate's Court, Federal District Court and Bankruptcy Court, appellate courts, FINRA and various private arbitration and mediation forums. Mr. Frydman's practice has also involved proceedings in Arkansas, Illinois, Florida, California, Kentucky, Tennessee, Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Delaware, Connecticut, Massachusetts and other states.
In addition to providing litigation services, Mr. Frydman serves as a trusted advisor and outside general counsel and, on an as requested basis, provides or supervises corporate legal services such as leasing, drafting and negotiating license agreements, development agreements, service agreements, sales agreements, distribution agreements and templates for business forms.
Mr. Frydman is AV rated by Martindale Hubell, the highest peer review rating which is "a testament to the fact that a lawyer's peers rank him or her at the highest level of professional excellence." Mr. Frydman has also been selected to the exclusive New York Super Lawyers list, a designation reserved for no more than 5% of New York attorneys. Mr. Frydman is a graduate of Rye Country Day School, Tufts University and Brooklyn Law School.
Mr. Frydman is admitted to practice in the New York and New Jersey State and Federal courts.
Glen Lenihan practices complex commercial and business litigation in state and federal courts and various private arbitration and mediation forums. Mr. Lenihan has represented numerous clients in disputes concerning breach of contract, "business divorces", restrictive covenant disputes and severance issues, breach of fiduciary duty, shareholder derivative actions, financial services, investments, founder equity grants, corporate governance and real estate development. Mr. Lenihan enjoys an aggressive approach to litigation. Among his strengths are his ability to effectively distill complex fact patterns and his tenacity to resolve the thorniest legal issues.
Mr. Lenihan has a wealth of experience successfully representing private and public companies, individuals, family offices, start-up businesses, officers and directors, shareholders and real estate developers. With an attention to detail, Mr. Lenihan strives to resolve disputes in an efficient, cost effective manner while best protecting his clients' interests.
Mr. Lenihan also acts as outside general counsel to start-ups and small and mid-sized companies, providing cost effective services regarding contract negotiations, employment agreements, acquisition agreements, financing and day to day consulting.
Mr. Lenihan has twice been selected to the New York Super Lawyers Rising Stars list, a designation reserved for no more than 2.5% of New York lawyers and marking him as one of the top under-40 year old attorneys in New York.
Mr. Lenihan received his Juris Doctorate from Fordham University School of Law in 2007 where he was a member of the Fordham Environmental Law Journal. Mr. Lenihan was a legal intern for the Honorable Colleen McMahon of the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York. He received a Bachelor of Arts, with honors, from Wesleyan University in 2004, with a major in the selective College of Social Studies.
Mr. Lenihan is admitted to practice in the State of New York and before the United States District Courts for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York.