Todd M. Friedman

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Consumer Law Attorney in Woodland Hills, CA

Law Offices of Todd M. Friedman, PC
 | 21550 Oxnard St, Suite 780
Woodland Hills, CA 91367
Phone: 424-278-9125
Fax: 866-633-0228
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2016 - 2020
Licensed Since: 2001
Practice Areas:
  • Consumer Law (40%),
  • Employment & Labor: Employee (40%),
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (10%),
  • Civil Litigation: Plaintiff (10%)
Languages Spoken:
  • English,
  • French,
  • Spanish
Attorney Profile

Todd M. Friedman is the founding partner of the Law Office of Todd M. Friedman, PC, with offices in Beverly Hills and Costa Mesa, California. Representing clients throughout Los Angeles and Orange counties, he focuses his practice primarily on employment law matters, assisting employees who have been harmed in cases involving wrongful termination, sexual harassment, retaliation, and wage and hour violations. Mr. Friedman also represents consumers in both individual lawsuits and class action litigation, who are seeking to protect their rights under the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act, the Telephone Consumer Protection Act, and similar federal and state statutes.

After receiving a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in 1998, Mr. Friedman then pursued his legal education at Loyola Law School, Los Angeles, and was awarded his Juris Doctor in 2001. He was a partner at a Los Angeles consumer rights law firm before founding his current firm in 2009. Admitted to practice in California, Illinois and Pennsylvania, Mr. Friedman is also admitted to practice before the U.S. District Courts for the Southern, Central, Eastern and Northern Districts of California as well as the U.S. District Court for the Central District of Illinois.

Mr. Friedman is frequently asked to speak before groups of fellow attorneys, including the National Association of Consumer Advocates, on topics relating to his practice areas. The Association of Credit and Collection Professionals invited him in 2014 to give his perspective as a consumer plaintiff's attorney. Highly regarded by his fellow professionals, Mr. Friedman has been given a 10.0 "Superb" peer review rating through Avvo. He stays abreast of current developments in his field through his active participation in a variety of legal associations, including the American Association for Justice, Consumer Attorneys of California and the Los Angeles County Bar Association.

Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Consumer Law (40%)

Employment & Labor (40%): Employment Law - Employee, Wage & Hour Laws, Sexual Harassment

Personal Injury - General (10%): Wrongful Death

Civil Litigation (10%)

Focus Areas

Employment Law - Employee, Wage & Hour Laws, Sexual Harassment, Wrongful Death


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Super Lawyers: 2016 - 2020

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White Papers

  • CAN THEY MAKE ME PAY FOR THAT? (2016) - If you work in California and have ever had to personally cover expenses directly related to your job — for example, by putting miles on your car when driving on the job, or using your own cellphone for work-related purposes — there is a good chance that you have a right to reimbursement.

  • Is That Legal? A Worker’s Guide to Spotting Employment Discrimination (2015) - A guide for workers who are wondering whether they have been treated illegally at work. Emphasis on lesser-known forms of discrimination.

  • About Todd Friedman

    Admitted: 2001, California

    Professional Webpage:


    • Lead Counsel Rating ,Consumer Protection, Lemon Law and Civil Litigation, Lead Counsel Review Board, 2014
    • American Society of Legal Advocates as one of the Top 40 lawyers under 40, 2014
    • Avvo Clients Choice, Avvo, 2014

    Bar/Professional Activity:

    • State Bar of Pennsylnavia, 2010
    • State Bar of California, 2002
    • State Bar of Illinois, 2002
    • US District Court Central District of California
    • US District Court Central District of Colorado
    • US District Court Central District of Illinois
    • US District Court Eastern District of Colorado
    • US District Court Northern District of Colorado
    • US District Court Southern District of Colorado
    • US District Court Southern District of California
    • US District Court Eastern District of California
    • US District Court Northern District of California
    • 9th Circuit Court of Appeals

    Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

    • Guest Lecturer, California Association of Collectors
    • Author, Consumer Rights Guide
    • Author, “7 Deadly Mistakes that Will Wreck Your Car Crash Case,”


    • Weisberg v HD Supply - Final Approval Granted in a $1,225,000 Tcpa Class Action Settlement, 2018
    • Sheena Raffin v Medicredit, Inc. et. al., Case No. 2:15-cv-04912-MWF-PJW (C.D. Cal.) (Cal. Penal Code § 632.7 class action certified by Hon. George H. King Ret. under Rule 23(b)(2) and (b)(3), 2017
    • Tahmasian v Midway Rent A Car, Case No. 30-2015-00813013-CU-OE-CXC (LASC) (PAGA and Labor Code class action, 2017
    • Ross v Zurixx LLC, Case No. 34-2016-00190874 (Sacramento SC) (UCL, FAL and CLRA class action alleging false advertising for real estate educational courses, non-reversionary common fund settlement for over $600 per class member, 2017
    • Shelby v Two Jinn, Inc., Case No. 2:15-cv-03794-AB-GJS (C.D. Cal.) (EFTA class action involving no cognizable actual damages, with net worth of company of $25 million, settled for non-reversionary common fund of $457,000,, 2017
    • Payton v Luxe Valet, Case No. BC588462 (LASC) (class-wide settlement in wage and hour independent contractor misclassification class action, on behalf of 1,600 employees, settled for $2.4 million, with preliminary approval pending);, 2017
    •  Everado Gonzalez v The Scotts Company, Case No. BC577875, Consolidated with Case No: BC570350 (LASC) (class-wide settlement of $925,000 in wage and hour class action on behalf of approximately 603 employees achieved, final approval granted);, 2017
    • Ann Fox v Spectrum Club Holding Company- Class Wide TCPA Settleement , 2017
    • Mederiros v HSBC- Final Approval Granted of 4.5 to 6.5 million Settlement class action, 2017
    • Abdejalil v GE Capital Retail Bank- Final Approval Granted in a $7,000,000 TCPA Settlement, 2017
    • Paul Stemple v QC Holdings- Final Approval Granted in a $1,500,000 Illegal Recording Settlement under CAl. Penal Code 632.7, 2017
    • Carrie Couser v Dish One Sattelite- FInal Approval granted in a $1,000,000 TCPA settlement, 2017
    • Anne Wolf v Hewlett Packard Company, Case No. 5:15-cv-01221-BRO-GJS (C.D. Cal.) (Consumer Legal Remedies Act class action certified on behalf of tens of thousands of class members, 2016
    • Ann Fox V Asset Acceptance Final Approval Granted in a 7 figure TCPA class settlement, 2016
    • Sayan Aboudi v T Mobile- TCPA classs settleent FInal Approval Granted $2,500,000 common fund , 2015
    • Carrie Couser v Comenity Bank- Final Approval Granted in an $8,000,000 TCPA Settlement, 2015
    • Final Approval Granted in TCPA Class Action Settlement v Apria Healthcare, 2015
    • Chase Bank 34 Mlllion Dollar TCPA Class Action Settlement, 2014
    • 1.2 Million Illegal Recording Settlement Against Nelnet, 2014
    • LA Clippers $5 million Dollar TCPA Class Action Settlement, 2014
    • A favorable class-action settlement for Adrienne Dancer was announced recently against Los Angeles Times Communications, LLC, 2013
    • Bank agreed to settle $8.5 million for allegedly violating the Telephone Consumer Protection Act., 2013
    • Clippers and Dancer v L.A
    • Friedman v. Los Angeles
    • Gehricht, et al v Chase Bank, et al

    Educational Background:

    • University of Wisconsin-Madison, 1998

    Industry Groups

    • AAJ
    • ASLA
    • CAALA
    • CACA
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    Office Location for Todd M. Friedman

    21550 Oxnard St
    Suite 780
    Woodland Hills, CA 91367

    Phone: 424-278-9125

    Fax: 866-633-0228

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    Last Updated: 8/6/2019

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