Rebecca Friedman’s practice focuses primarily on complex commercial litigation. She has represented corporations and individuals in a wide range of disputes spanning numerous industries and covering a broad spectrum of issues, including breach of contract, business torts, real estate, banking, securities, common law fraud, breach of fiduciary duty and RICO.
Rebecca also devotes time to various pro bono matters. Most recently, Rebecca obtained asylum from the New York Immigration Court on behalf of a domestic violence victim who had been subjected to repeated persecution in El Salvador, which included suffering severe physical and emotional harm from the father of one of her children. The award of asylum also covered the mother’s two young children. Rebecca has also represented women seeking child support/custody payments.
- A Native American Tribe in connection with challenging the constitutionality of a state commercial gaming law.
- A Native American Tribe in connection with the state’s unconstitutional takings of its land and misappropriation of its funds.
- Harbinger Capital Partners, the controlling shareholder of LightSquared, in connection with LightSquared’s bankruptcy proceeding.
- Harbinger Capital Partners in the United States District Court for the District of Colorado seeking over $1.5 billion in damages for violating federal and state racketeering and other laws.