|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|New York Family Business Award Honoree||Smart CEO Magazine||2016|
|Leadership in Law Award||New York's Women's Leaders in the Law||2016|
|Top Rated Lawyers||New York's Legal Leaders||2016|
|Super Lawyer||Super Lawyers||2016|
|10 Best Family Law Attorneys for Client Satisfaction in NY||American Institute of Family Law Attorneys||2016|
|Who's Who in American Law||Who's Who||2015|
|Premier 100 Trial Attorneys in NY||American Academy of Trial Attorneys||2015|
|Top 100 Lawyers (Matrimonial & Family Law)||National Advocates||2015|
|Best Attorneys of America||Rue's Ratings||2015|
|Top Rated Lawyers||New York's Legal Leaders||2015|
|Super Lawyer||Super Lawyers||2015|
|Who's Who as a Top Attorney in North America||Who's Who||2015|
|Super Lawyer||New York Metro||2014|
|Leadership in Law Award||New York's Women's Leaders in the Law||2014|
|Rated Attorney||Lead Counsel||2013|
|Leadership in Law Award||Long Island Business News||2012|
|Listed||Marquis Who's Who in American Law||2012|
|Honoree||National Association of Women Business Owners||1999|
|Founding Attorney||Friedman & Friedman, Attorneys at Law||1984 - Present|
|Clerk||Appellate Division Second Department||1980 - 1984|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|Fathers' Rights Association of NY State & Long Island||General Counsel||1990 - Present|
|New York State Bar Association||Member||1981 - Present|
|Tolbert v. Scott||N/A|
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|Hofstra University School of Law||Law||JD - Juris Doctor||1980|
|Hofstra University||N/A||BA - Bachelor of Arts||1977|
|Marino Institute of Continuing Education Seminars||Divorce Law, The Basics||2015|
|Marino Institute for Continuing Legal Education||Matrimonial Law||2015|
|Marino Institute of Continuing Education Seminars||How to Draft Agreements||2014|
|Marino Institute of Continuing Education Seminars||How to Handle a Matrimonial Client||2014|
Posted by Susan
Overall I was very satisfied with how Sari represented me in my divorce case. She quickly understood the situation and what was needed and pushed forward intelligently and strategically. She was always available when needed - there have been many times when I exchanged a flurry of emails with her late at night or on weekends to resolve an issue quickly. And her billing for all time was very reasonable and appropriate. I always reviewed bills against my notes and they were always as expected, or even a little less than I anticipated sometimes.
Sari is an aggressive lawyer. She's tough, but cordial - certainly not warm and fuzzy, but that's not what I need from a lawyer. The only time we disagreed was frankly when I wanted to go easier on my ex than she recommended. But I'd rather have that than someone who is not constantly fighting for her client. My ex complained at one point that I outspent him in legal fees, but my understanding is that in fact he spent a LOT more than I did. I'm very happy with the outcome of my case and would definitely recommend Sari.
Posted by anonymous
Sari and her firm zealously advocated for me. On the occasion I felt the need to email or call her into the night or after my work day, she would always promptly respond. I never had reason to think about questioning her support or reliability at any time. I have worked with numerous attorneys, but never during such a physically and emotionally taxing process. When my emotions would get the best of me, Sari reliably provided sound judgment and brought me back to reason. With Sari, you know what you are getting when you first meet her - zealous, tireless, and unrelenting. I have learned she is an attorney whose reputation in family law clearly proceeds her.
Posted by anonymous
Failed to educate me. Failed to explain joint custody. Charged me for her free consultation. Fathers Rights my tush! Stay away!
Todd Zimmer, Divorce and separation Attorney
Relationship: Worked together on matter
I have had the pleasure of working on several cases with Sari Friedman, Esq. over the years. I have always found her to be a knowledgeable, hard-working attorney who works tirelessly as an advocate for her clients. She is extremely well regarded in the community of divorce and family law attorneys we both operate within. Without reservation, I would fully recommend Sari and am happy to give her my endorsement.
Latonia Early, Divorce and separation Attorney
I endorse this lawyer. Many years ago, when I was a young lawyer, I had a case with with Sari that involved a contested custody litigation. As an adversary, I found her to be a tenacious advocate for her client, while exhibiting the highest level of professionalism and ethical behavior. Now that I work for her many years later, my admiration and respect for her legal acumen and trial skills have only increased. No one will work harder to meet the goals of their client, while assisting the client in being mindful of the practicality of those goals and how they fit that client's life plan.