Tuesday, July 19, 2011

Daniel Fridman Appointed to 11th Circuit Judicial Nominating Commission

MIAMI – July 19, 2011 – Holland & Knight is pleased to announce that Daniel Fridman, a partner in the firm's Miami office, has been appointed by Florida Governor Rick Scott to serve on the Eleventh Circuit Judicial Nominating Commission. Fridman's term begins on July 18, 2011 and ends on July 1, 2015.

The Eleventh Judicial Circuit of Florida is the largest in the state and the fourth largest trial court in the nation. Its 123 Circuit and County Court judges serve a population of over two million in the Miami-Dade County of South Florida. Fridman will join the eight other members of the Judicial Nominating Commission to interview circuit and county court applicants and make recommendations for judicial appointments to the Governor. 

Fridman is an experienced trial lawyer who practices in the areas of complex business litigation and white collar criminal defense. Prior to joining Holland & Knight, Fridman was an Assistant U.S. Attorney in Miami, Florida, where he was the lead prosecutor in numerous federal criminal jury trials. Fridman also served as Senior Counsel to the Deputy Attorney General of the United States and Special Counsel for Health Care Fraud at the U.S. Department of Justice in Washington, D.C. He received his bachelor’s degree from the University of Florida and his law degree from Harvard Law School. 

About Holland & Knight LLP:  Holland & Knight is a global law firm with approximately 1,000 lawyers in 18 U.S. offices as well as Abu Dhabi, Beijing and Mexico City. The firm is among the nation's largest law firms, providing representation in litigation, business, real estate and governmental law. Interdisciplinary practice groups and industry-based teams provide clients with access to attorneys throughout the firm, regardless of location.www.hklaw.com


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