Sari M. Friedman
Sari Friedman is a matrimonial and family law attorney with over 35 years
of experience. A mother of two, Sari understands the importance of family
and protecting the rights of children.
From her office in Long Island, Sari and her team are dedicated to helping
families with legal matters including Divorce, Alimony/ Maintenance, Fathers'
Rights, Grandparents' Rights, Postnuptial, Prenuptial, Same-Sex Marriage,
Separation Agreements, Child Custody, Child Support and Visitation.
Sari provides one-on-one attention that allows for a personalized legal
plan. "As every family is unique, a cookie-cutter legal approach
is not effective," Sari said.
Attorney Sari Friedman has received many recognitions that distinguish
her among other attorneys. She has been awarded the Long Island Power
Women in Business award. Another award that the firm is proud to receive is the
2016 New York Family Business Award from
Sari is General Counsel for the Fathers' Rights Association of NYS
and Long Island. Sari was recently named to
Legal Leaders Top Rated Lawyers in 2015 and 2016, a distinction only given to those attorneys in Long Island who have achieved
the prestigious AV Preeminent® rating from Martindale-Hubbell®.
Attorney Sari Friedman has been selected for membership as one of the "10
Best" Attorneys for New York by the American Institute of Family
Law Attorneys. The rating system used for this honor is based upon client
satisfaction in the legal services she provides.
In addition, she has the following accolades:
- Been invited to join the National Advocates Top 100 Lawyers (Matrimonial
& Family Law)
2014, 2015, 2016 New York Metro Super Lawyer, a distinction given to only
5% of attorneys within New York State
Received the 2012 Leadership in Law Award by
Long Island Business News
Received the 2016 Leadership in Law Award by
New York's Women's Leaders in the Law
Who's Who in American Law
- Recognized as one of the Premier 100 Trial Attorneys in New York State
for the year 2015 by the American Academy of Trial Attorneys
- Recently named to Who's Who as a Top Attorney in North America.
- Honoree, National Association of Women Business Owners
- Named to Rue's Ratings Best Attorneys of America list
Sari lectures about matrimonial law at Marino Institute Continuing Legal
Education Seminars and has published articles on family law matters.
We believe that no greater vocation can be had by woman or man than to
be a parent. Our purpose is to promote the equality of that vocation and
to offer men and women an opportunity for the mutual support to pursue
What people need most is an attorney who will fight hard for them" - Sari M. Friedman
Andrea B. Friedman
Andrea B. Friedman is a named partner at Friedman & Friedman, Attorneys
at Law. Friedman joined the Law Offices of Sari M. Friedman, PC, as an
associate in 2009, after receiving her J.D. from Hofstra University Law
School, and a B.A. from George Washington University.
In her many years at the firm, she has distinguished herself as a leader
in the area of matrimonial and family law. She has developed a well-respected
reputation for her aggressive attitude humbled by her compassionate disposition.
Andrea Friedman focuses her practice on preparation, insight into the law
and advocacy for her client. Practicing side-by-side with Sari M Friedman,
she handles all areas of matrimonial and family law from inception through trial.
Attorney Andrea Friedman won the Long Island Business News Millennial Award,
which sets her apart from other young professionals in the millennial
generation. She was also recently named to Who's Who as a Top Attorney
in North America. She is also a new member of the White Plains Rotary Club!
Friedman has emerged as a well-respected attorney. In 2014, Long Island
Business News called Friedman "one to watch." In 2017, she was
honored to be selected as one of "40 Under 40" in Queens. She
often teaches trial skills to students at Hofstra University School of
Law. She has also been a guest lecturer at the Marino Institute of Continuing
Legal Education, speaking to fellow attorneys on all aspects of matrimonial
and family law. Additionally, she was named as an asvisory board member
at ACDS which is a not for profit organization devoted to serving individuals
with developmental disabilities.
"Diligence is key, and I enjoy what I do," Friedman says. "What
my clients are looking for most is someone who will look out for their
best interest." Andrea Friedman achieves that goal for every client,
Latonia Early is an associate with the firm concentrating on matrimonial
and family law. Earning a Juris Doctorate from Hofstra University School
of Law and a B.A. from Princeton University, she has gained more than
20 years of experience as a matrimonial and family law attorney.
Ms. Early has earned a regional reputation as a strong litigator, who is
also successful at settling cases as a result of her mediation background
and skills. She is proficient in identifying issues, analyzing complex
problems and finding solutions that work.
Over the years, Ms. Early has received much recognition in the field. Most
recently, she was named 2014 Attorney of the Year for Strathmore's
Who's Who of Attorneys. She was also honored as Ten Leaders Under
45 in Matrimonial Law; with the Hofstra Law Women Award of Inspiration
; and named a Top 40 under 40 professional by
Long Island Business News.
Ms. Early is admitted to the New York State Bar and the Connecticut State
Bar. She is also admitted to Federal Court practice in both the Eastern
and Southern Districts of New York.
Jennifer Nadraus is an associate with the firm concentrating on matrimonial
and family law. Ms.
Nadraus earned her Juris Doctorate, with cum laude distinction, at Hofstra
University School of
Law and her B.A. from Hofstra University, with summa cum laude distinction,
in an accelerated
Prior to joining Friedman and Friedman, Ms. Nadraus had several years of
on family and matrimonial law as a law clerk at various boutique matrimonial
law firms. During
her time at Hofstra University, Ms. Nadraus was a member of Family Court
international, interdisciplinary family law journal, and had an article
published in the journal in
January of 2015.
Ms. Nadraus is admitted to both the New York State Bar and the New Jersey