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Robert D. Friedman

Partner, Fort Lauderdale /

Robert Friedman is a Partner in the firm’s Fort Lauderdale office, focusing his practice on Workers’ Compensation and Subrogation.  Robert also has experience in the areas of civil litigation, including nursing home defense.

Robert is a Trustee Member of the Coral Springs Coconut Creek Regional Chamber of Commerce, where he sits on both the Board of Directors and Executive Board, holding the position of Vice-Chair – Legal Counsel.    Robert was integral in the integration of the Coconut Creek and Coral Springs Chambers.  He enjoys his leadership position with the Chamber and values his relationship with the business community.

Robert believes in the importance of giving back to the community,  serving as a mentor for a high school student through an organization called Take Stock in Children.   With his family, he helps volunteer with Parkland Buddy Sports, an organization that provides organized sports opportunities to the special needs community.

Robert authored an article published in the South Florida Hospital News and Healthcare Report regarding fraud in the workers’ compensation system.   An avid educator, Robert frequently conducts seminars for the firm’s clients regarding fraud, subrogation, and case law updates.

Robert received his undergraduate degree in Government and Politics from the University of Maryland, College Park where he was a member of the Student Judiciary, serving as both Executive Council member and Presiding Officer.   He then obtained his Juris Doctorate from Florida State University College of Law where he served as President and member of the Mock Trial Team.

  • Speaker, Top Ten Workers’ Compensation Cases of 2020 Webinar, August, 2020
  • Law and Ethics Update, July 2018
  • Mechanism of Injury, April 2018
  • FL Workers’ Compensation Deadlines and Time Frames, February 2018
  • Case Law Update Webinar: Castellanos, Stahl, Westphal, and Miles, August 2016
  • Law and Ethics Update, November 2015
  • Workers’ Compensation Subrogation, February 2013
  • Workers’ Compensation Subrogation, March 2013
  • Managing Workers’ Compensation Risks in the Construction Industry, April 2013
  • Subrogation, May 2013
  • Apportionment, July 2013
  • Permanent Total Disability, August 2013
  • Permanent Total Disability, September 2013
  • Case Law and Social Media Law, August 2012
  • Attendant Care, November 2012
  • Adjusters Ethics, July 2010
  • Social Security and Unemployment Offset, September 2010
  • As Healthcare Insurance Costs Rise, More Fraud Found in Workers’ Comp System, South Florida Hospital News, July 2010



  • Board Member, Tamarac Chamber of Commerce
  • Coconut Creek Chamber of Commerce
  • Superyacht Association
  • Volunteer, Miami Dolphin’s Foundation
  • Florida Restaurant and Lodging Association (FRLA)
  • Construction Association of South Florida (CASF)
  • Associated General Contractors of America (AGC)
  • 2019 Business Award, Coral Springs Regional Chamber & Coconut Creek Chamber Council

Contact Information

Practice Areas


  • Florida
  • District of Columbia
  • United States District Court, Middle District of Florida


  • Florida State University College of Law, J.D, 2002
  • University of Maryland College Park, B.S., 1999