Partners

Each attorney at Friedman | Rubin is hand selected by the leadership team because of his or her expertise, track record and talent as a trial lawyer. They are the best of the best, devoted to excellence in representing individuals and small businesses at trial.

Partners

Richard H. Friedman

Partner

A graduate of Harvard Law School, 2013’s Trial Lawyer of the Year and the author of four best selling legal books, Rick Friedman built his reputation representing regular people and small businesses injured by large corporations. He has won large verdicts in difficult cases in the fields of personal injury, defamation, insurance bad faith, and business torts.

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Jeffrey K. Rubin

Partner

Partner since 1989, Jeffrey devotes his practice to representing policyholders in litigation against their insurance companies. Jeffrey’s early practice involved criminal defense in state and federal courts and representing injured individuals in personal injury litigation.

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Kenneth R. Friedman

Partner

Rated “AV Pre-eminent,” the highest rating by the Martindale Hubbell, Ken successfully represents plaintiffs in sexual harassment, defamation, personal injury, police misconduct, and insurance bad faith.

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James A. Hertz

Partner

Jim focuses on insurance bad faith litigation for Friedman|Rubin and as Managing Partner, he drives the firm’s engagement in joint venture relationships with firms across the United States.

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William S. Cummings

Partner

Bill represents policyholders in lawsuits against insurance companies and individuals and families injured by defective products or the negligent or reckless conduct of corporations. Bill co-authored the book The Elements of Trial with Rick Friedman.

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Alisa R. Brodkowitz

Partner

Alisa specializes in complex personal injury litigation and products liability with a focus on aviation. In addition to representing travelers, Alisa also represents pilots and flight attendants injured on airplanes. She has experience working on experimental aircraft, helicopter, single engine, and commercial and charter airplane crashes.

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Henry G. Jones

Partner

Henry’s areas of practice include plaintiff’s personal injury, insurance bad faith, and complex commercial litigation. He is a member of the Alaska, District of Columbia and Washington State Bar Associations and is admitted to practice before the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals in San Francisco.

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Peter J. Mullenix

Partner

Peter brings product defect, medical device, and medical malpractice cases nationwide on behalf of injured patients and their families. He holds licenses in Washington and Oregon.

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Associates

Sean J. Gamble

Associate

Sean focuses on civil prosecutions of corporations and insurance companies that break the law, as well as managing the firm’s library on traumatic brain injury neuroscience.

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David P. Roosa

Associate

Friedman | Rubin’s first “Moe Levine Fellow of Trial Advocacy,” David primarily handles claims arising out of automobile collisions, insurance bad faith denial of benefits, medical negligence, and nursing home abuse.

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Alex Ackel

Associate

Friedman | Rubin’s second “Moe Levine Fellow of Trial Advocacy,” Alex assists trial attorneys in all types of claims handled by the firm.

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Of Counsel

Michael N. White

Of Counsel

A former assistant District Attorney, District Attorney and District Court Judge, Michael is of counsel to Friedman | Rubin, focusing on litigating personal injury, wrongful death, aviation disasters, Jones Act, medical malpractice and insurance bad faith cases.

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Kirsten Tinglum Friedman

Of Counsel

Kirsten is an experienced trial lawyer and holds an M.A. in Counseling. As both an attorney and counselor Kirsten uses her unique background to more effectively communicate the essence of the injustice and loss suffered by their clients.

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Lincoln D. Sieler

Of Counsel

A successful litigator and trial lawyer, Lincoln’s practice encompasses personal injury, wrongful death, medical malpractice, interstate trucking accidents, insurance bad faith and insurance coverage.

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Richard Dykstra

Of Counsel

Richard is a legal expert on issues of insurance coverage and insurance company good faith claims handling, achieving a number of confidential settlements involving payment of many millions of dollars for injured persons and businesses. He represents insurance policyholders and serves as personal counsel for large and small businesses, law firms and medical professionals.

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Don C. Bauermeister

Of Counsel

Don has focuses on litigation involving wrongful death, negligence, product liability, and bad faith insurance claims. He has won five jury verdicts for plaintiffs each in excess of one million dollars and is an expert on the uses of cognitive neuroscience in the courtroom.

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Roger Davidheiser

Of Counsel

Roger is Senior Trial Attorney in Friedman | Rubin’s innovative civil trial practice group. His practice focuses on class actions, insurance bad faith, corporate and commercial fraud and contract claims, personal injury, wrongful death, and product and professional liability. Roger prides himself on working hard for his clients, and giving them a powerful voice at the table.

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James M. Abernethy

Of Counsel

Located in Phoenix, Arizona, James’ practice includes personal injury, insurance/bad faith, medical and professional malpractice, securities, commercial and civil trial work and appeals. He has been involved in a number of reported legal opinions.

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