Todd M. Friedman

Top rated Consumer Law attorney in Woodland Hills, California

Law Offices of Todd M. Friedman, PC
Todd M. Friedman
Law Offices of Todd M. Friedman, PC

Practice Areas: Consumer Law, Employment & Labor, Civil Litigation; view more

Licensed in California since: 2001

Education: Loyola Law School Los Angeles

Languages Spoken: English, French, Spanish

Selected to Super Lawyers: 2016 - 2023

Law Offices of Todd M. Friedman, PC

21031 Ventura Blvd
Suite 340
Woodland Hills, CA 91364 Visit website


Todd M. Friedman is the founding partner of the Law Office of Todd M. Friedman, PC, with offices in Woodland Hills, 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

Consumer Law, Employment & Labor: Employee, Civil Litigation: Plaintiff, Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff

Focus areas

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

  • 40% Consumer Law
  • 40% Employment & Labor: Employee
  • 10% Civil Litigation: Plaintiff
  • 10% Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff

First Admitted: 2001, California

Professional Webpage:

  • Clippers and Dancer v L.A
  • 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
  • 1.2 Million Illegal Recording Settlement Against Nelnet, 2014
  • Tahmasian v Midway Rent A Car, Case No. 30-2015-00813013-CU-OE-CXC (LASC) (PAGA and Labor Code class action, 2017
  • Weisberg v HD Supply - Final Approval Granted in a $1,225,000 Tcpa Class Action Settlement, 2018
  • Carrie Couser v Comenity Bank- Final Approval Granted in an $8,000,000 TCPA Settlement, 2015
  • Mederiros v HSBC- Final Approval Granted of 4.5 to 6.5 million Settlement class action, 2017
  • Friedman v. Los Angeles
  •  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
  • LA Clippers $5 million Dollar TCPA Class Action Settlement, 2014
  • 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
  • Final Approval Granted in TCPA Class Action Settlement v Apria Healthcare, 2015
  • 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
  • Paul Stemple v QC Holdings- Final Approval Granted in a $1,500,000 Illegal Recording Settlement under CAl. Penal Code 632.7, 2017
  • Ann Fox V Asset Acceptance Final Approval Granted in a 7 figure TCPA class settlement, 2016
  • Gehricht, et al v Chase Bank, et al
  • Sayan Aboudi v T Mobile- TCPA classs settleent FInal Approval Granted $2,500,000 common fund , 2015
  • Chase Bank 34 Mlllion Dollar TCPA Class Action Settlement, 2014
  • 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
  • Bank agreed to settle $8.5 million for allegedly violating the Telephone Consumer Protection Act., 2013
  • 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
  • Carrie Couser v Dish One Sattelite- FInal Approval granted in a $1,000,000 TCPA settlement, 2017
  • Abdejalil v GE Capital Retail Bank- Final Approval Granted in a $7,000,000 TCPA Settlement, 2017
  • Ann Fox v Spectrum Club Holding Company- Class Wide TCPA Settleement , 2017
Bar/Professional Activity:
  • US District Court Southern District of Colorado
  • US District Court Northern District of Colorado
  • 9th Circuit Court of Appeals
  • US District Court Eastern District of California
  • US District Court Central District of Illinois
  • State Bar of California, 2002
  • State Bar of Illinois, 2002
  • US District Court Northern District of California
  • US District Court Eastern District of Colorado
  • US District Court Central District of Colorado
  • State Bar of Pennsylnavia, 2010
  • US District Court Central District of California
  • US District Court Southern District of California
Scholarly Lectures/Writings:
  • Author, Consumer Rights Guide
  • Author, “7 Deadly Mistakes that Will Wreck Your Car Crash Case,”
  • Guest Lecturer, California Association of Collectors
Educational Background:
  • University of Wisconsin-Madison, 1998
  • 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
White Papers:
  • 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., CAN THEY MAKE ME PAY FOR THAT?, 2016
  • A guide for workers who are wondering whether they have been treated illegally at work. Emphasis on lesser-known forms of discrimination., Is That Legal? A Worker’s Guide to Spotting Employment Discrimination, 2015
Industry Groups:
  • AAJ
  • ASLA
  • CACA

Office location for Todd M. Friedman

21031 Ventura Blvd
Suite 340
Woodland Hills, CA 91364

Phone: 866-221-9998


8 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2016 - 2023

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