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Mr. Friedland’s practice focuses on commercial litigation and strategic counseling including complex contract disputes, class actions, unlawful business practices, trade secrets, business torts, real estate and appellate matters.  Prior to forming Stephens Friedland LLP, Mr. Friedland practiced with the multi-national law firm of Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman.  Mr. Friedland was also a Judicial Law Clerk to the Honorable Paul Boland and the Honorable Alexander H. Williams of the Los Angeles Superior Court, and a Judicial Extern for the Honorable Alicemarie H. Stotler, U.S.  District Court, Central District of California.


Mr. Friedland is President-Elect of the Orange County Bar Association, Past-President of the Constitutional Rights Foundation Orange County, and a member of the Board of Governors of the Association of Business Trial Lawyers - Orange County Chapter.  Mr. Friedland is also Martindale-Hubbell AV - Preeminent rated, and a California "Superlawyer" for 2011-2015.   


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Practice areas


  1. Litigation: 90%
    20 years
  2. Intellectual Property: 5%
    20 years
  3. Antitrust: 5%
    20 years


Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

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  • Matthew G Stein

    Todd is a zealous and relentless advocate for his clients. He is exceptionally knowledgeable in the world of litigation and has a talent for trial advocacy. I highly recommend this lawyer.


    Matthew Stein Business Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Nathaniel Greenberg Kelly

    Todd and I just concluded a highly contested Intellectual Property litigation with a result both clients are comfortable with. Todd's knowledge of the law was outstanding as was his attitude and work ethic. I fully endorse him.


    Nathaniel Kelly Business Attorney
    Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter

Contact info

Stephens Friedland LLP

4695 MacArthur Ct Ste 1550
Newport Beach, CA, 92660


We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Super LawyersThompson Reuters2012
Volunteer of the YearConstitutional Rights Foundation Orange County2011
Super LawyersThompson Reuters2011
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
OwnerStephens Friedland LLP2006 - Present
AttorneyPillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman1997 - 2006
Association namePosition nameDuration
Orange County Bar Association Charitable Fund Golf CommitteeMember2011 - Present
Orange County Bar Association Charitable Fund Gala CommitteeMember2011 - Present
Orange County Bar Association, Editorial CommitteeMember2010 - Present
ProVisorsGroup Leader2010 - Present
Orange County Bar Association, Business Litigation SectionMember2007 - Present
Association of Business Trial Lawyers (Orange County chapter)Member2007 - Present
Constitutional Rights Foundation Orange CountyBoard of Directors2001 - Present
Constitutional Rights Foundation Orange CountyPast PresidentN/A
Orange County Bar AssociationPresident-Elect2015 - 2016
Orange County Bar AssociationTreasurer2014 - 2015
Orange County Bar AssociationSecretary2013 - 2014
Association of Business Trial Lawyers (Orange County chapter)Board of Governors2013 - 2015
Orange County Bar Association Small Trials CommitteeMember2011 - 2012
Orange County Bar Asscociation Facilities Task ForceMember2011 - 2012
Orange County Bar AssociationBoard Member - At Large2011 - 2013
Publication nameTitleDate
Orange County Lawyer MagazineThe changing face of the UCL: Where does it stand on standing?2009
Orange County Lawyer MagazineGift Certificates in California: The Gift That Keeps On Giving2003
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Southern California Law SchoolLawJD - Juris Doctor1996
University of Southern CaliforniaCommunications ManagementMA - MastersN/A
California State University, Long BeachRadio/TV/FilmBA - Bachelor of ArtsN/A
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Legal Marketing AssociationRainmakers Forum2009