Christopher K. Friedman focuses his practice on the representation of financial institutions and mortgage companies facing civil litigation in state and federal courts. Specifically, Chris defends financial institutions against claims of fraud, breach of contract, and misrepresentation.
He also has experience representing brokerage firms against claims asserted before the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA). Chris has represented clients involved in complex litigation, class actions, mass tort litigation, and civil rights claims brought under 42 USC § 1983.
In addition to financial institutions, his clients have included municipalities, publicly traded companies, public utilities, non-profit organizations, and quasi-governmental entities. He has also counseled government and non-profit entities in areas of risk mitigation and government relations.
- Cumberland School of Law at Samford University, J.D., 2014, summa cum laude; Symposium Editor, Cumberland Law Review; Dean Search Committee; 19 Scholar of Merit Awards; Stone-Parker Award; Alabama State Bar Bankruptcy and Commercial Law Section Award; ALI-CLE Award for Scholarship and Leadership
- Vanderbilt University Divinity School, M.T.S., 2007, Elliott Shepard Prize for Outstanding Achievement in Church History
- Birmingham-Southern College, B.A., 2005, President, Student Government Association; Omicron Delta Kappa
Clerkships : UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT, NORTHERN DISTRICT OF ALABAMA, HONORABLE ABDUL KARIM KALLON, 2014 – 2015
Professional & Community Activities:
- American Bar Association
- Alabama State Bar Association
- Birmingham Bar Association
- James Edwin Horton Inn of Court
- The Community Kitchen of Birmingham, Board of Directors
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