Fried Frank associates work on complex legal matters in a top-to-bottom friendly and social environment across five global offices and over 650 attorneys. The firm prioritizes its people and communities, with associate perks like generous wellness offerings—including fitness stipends and an associates-only lounge in the New York office—and a strong dedication to pro bono work.
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Few firms, if any, have a rich and impressive history like Fried Frank. Partners of the firm have represented the families of Holocaust victims, one founded the Peace Corps, and one has been elevated to the Supreme Court. As an elite firm, Fried Frank hires largely from T14 schools, as well as top performers from other New York and DC law schools. Beyond academic prowess, the firm looks for hard-working team players who will fit in and work well with others. Associates can expect a collaborative, friendly work environment in which people respect personal lives and weekend plans. This welcoming ethos extends to lateral and clerk hires, too. Partners treat new attorneys respectfully and take the time to answer their questions. Fried Frank offers a significant amount of useful traini...
Fried Frank has had near unrivaled financial success within the legal profession over the past half-decade. Our highly commercial and collaborative approach has helped garner a prestigious client base of major corporations, investment funds, and financial institutions that consistently seek our attorneys’ advice on their most complex and s...
Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson LLP advises many of the world’s leading corporations, investment funds, and financial institutions on their critical legal needs and business opportunities. With approximately 650 lawyers in North America, the U.K., and Europe, the firm excels in corporate, real estate, and tax work.
An Impressive Crew
Fried Frank traces its history to the turn of the 20th century when a group of German-Jewish lawyers began practicing in New York City in the 1890s, a time when most New York firms did not employ Jewish lawyers. In 1929, Walter J. Fried (pronounced “Freed”) joined the firm as an associate who focused on real estate law. Fried practiced with the firm until his retirement in 1979. In the 1950s, Fried was a pioneer in the movement to convert ...
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