Robert I. Friedman joined the firm’s Philadelphia office in April 2009 as a member in the Business Law Department. He serves as chair of the Private Client Services Practice Group and concentrates his practice in the areas of estate and trust planning and administration, including business succession planning, and tax and charitable planning.
Robert is a fellow of the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel, and he is a member of the Advisory Committee to the Pennsylvania Joint State Government Commission on Decedents’ Estates Laws. He is a past chair of the Probate and Trust Law Section of the Philadelphia Bar Association, and has served as chair of several of its committees. He has also served as a member of the Executive Council of the Real Property, Probate and Trust Law Section of the Pennsylvania Bar Association.
Robert received his undergraduate degree, magna cum laude, from Cornell University, after which he did graduate work at the University of Edinburgh. He earned his law degree, cum laude, from the University of Pennsylvania Law School, where he served as a teaching fellow.