Glenn A. Friedman

Partner

Glenn Friedman is a partner in the San Francisco office of Lewis Brisbois and vice-chair of the firm-wide Toxic Tort & Environmental Litigation Practice. He specializes in litigation and regulatory matters emphasizing hazardous waste, toxic tort, construction defect, products liability, habitability and real property issues.

  • Environmental Law
  • Toxic Tort
  • PFAS Exposure
  • Mold
  • Products Liability
  • Habitability
  • Construction Defect

Mr. Friedman has been involved in a wide range of multi-party environmental and toxic tort cases involving mold and water intrusion, DBCP groundwater exposure, contamination from leaking underground storage tanks, refineries, manufacturing and chemical plants, service stations and dry cleaning facilities, PFAS exposure, silicosis, benzene, asbestos and latex glove liability, among others.  He is also involved environmental matters including dealings with regulatory agencies.

Professional Presentations

  • Defending Mold Lawsuits, Bridgeport Mold Insurance Litigation Conference, San Francisco, CA, February 2004
  • Recent Case Law Developments, Speaker/Chairman, Institute for International Research Additional Insured Endorsements & Contractual Indemnity Agreements Seminar, Orlando, FL,  November 2001
  • Update on Recent Case Law Developments, Speaker/Chairman, Institute for International Research Additional Insured Endorsements and Contractual Indemnity Agreements Seminar, Dallas, TX, November 2000
  • Case Law Update on Additional Insured Endorsements, Institute for International Research Additional Insured Endorsements & Contractual Indemnity Agreements Seminar, Atlanta, GA, November 1999
  • Discovery Issues in Bad Faith Cases, Northern California Association of Defense Counsel Bad Faith Seminar, Monterey, CA, August 1999
  • The Pros and Cons of Class Action Lawsuits: Basic Principles and Selected Real Life Case Studies, Defense Research Institute Insurance Coverage and Practice Seminar, San Francisco, CA, June 1999
  • Numerous client presentations on topics involving environmental and toxic tort issues

Admissions

  • State Bar Admissions
    • California
  • United States District Courts
    • United States District Court for the Central District of California
    • United States District Court for the Eastern District of California
    • United States District Court for the Northern District of California
  • United States Courts of Appeals
    • United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit

Admissions

California

U.S. District Court: Northern, Eastern, and Central Districts of California

U.S. Court of Appeals Ninth Circuit

Associations

American Bar Association

Awards & Honors

Martindale-Hubbell AV Rated 

Education

University of San Francisco School of Law

Juris Doctor, 1982

University of California, Berkeley

Bachelor of Science, 1979

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