Neil Fridman Attorney Profile on UpCounsel
Neil Fridman

Neil Fridman

Corporate and Start-Up Attorney

New York
New York
Licensed in
NY
St. John's University School of Law
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About
I enjoy advising companies and identifying solutions to complex business and legal problems. My intimate knowledge of corporate/real estate law, investment banking, and private equity has positioned me to serve as outside general counsel to dozens of startups, middle-market, and enterprise clients over the last decade. I've also provided guidance to several tech companies in their sale to large cap businesses, and have closed some of the largest commercial real estate transactions.

Prior to law practice, I worked in finance for several years as both an investment banker and consultant with a focus on M&A. I enjoy working with founders
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5.0
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Clear Communication
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"Neil was all around great to work with. He is smart, responsive and was really helpful in our company's formation and location of our Manhattan headquarters. Neil delivered our documents in a timely fashion and was available for questions as I got my company off the ground and located our new HQ. I recommend him whole-heartedly for founders!"

Delaware and New York Entity Formation and Lease for Corporate Headquarters for IT startup
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"Neil is extremely professional, thoughtful, and responsive to our investor questions. He helped negotiate our convertible promissory notes for two rounds of financing. Neil was always available and really took the time to understand our needs and represented us. I would highly recommend him for your startup."

SEED and Series A Financing for Tech Startup
Non-UpCounsel Client

Work History

Katsky Korins LLP

Corporate and Real Estate Attorney

May 2016 - Sep 2018

I represented mid-sized privately held companies, high net worth entrepreneurs and other clients in a wide array of complex corporate matters, including mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, partnerships, restructurings, and commercial real estate transactions.

Areas of practice included: Venture Capital, Start-ups, Corporate Matters, Commercial Real Estate

May 2016 - Sep 2018

Wachtel Missry LLP

Corporate and Real Estate Attorney

Mar 2014 - Apr 2016

I represented clients including private equity firms, hedge funds, real estate developers, apparel makers and distributors, commercial lenders, and public and privately held companies. I counseled businesses on a broad range of corporate transactions and matters. I was personally responsible for advising private equity clients’ fund raising and purchase of a 50% interest in a mobile phone app.

Mar 2014 - Apr 2016

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