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Rachel A. Sabo Friedmann

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Employment & Labor Attorney in Hilliard, OH

The Friedmann Firm LLC
3740 Ridge Mill Dr
Hilliard, OH 43026
Phone: 614-610-9755
Fax: 614-737-9812
Selected to Rising Stars: 2015 - 2022
Licensed in Ohio Since: 2012
Practice Areas: Employment & Labor: Employee (50%), Employment Litigation: Plaintiff (50%)
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Attorney Rachel A. Sabo Friedmann is a founding member of The Friedmann Firm LLC, which has law offices in Columbus and North Royalton, Ohio. A top-rated trial lawyer with more than eight years of legal experience, Ms. Friedmann focuses her practice primarily on labor and employment law, and she provides exceptional representation to clients throughout Columbus, Cleveland and Cincinnati metros and beyond who have suffered serious violations of their rights on the job.

Throughout her practice, Ms. Friedmann has achieved considerable success advocating on behalf of those dealing with workplace discrimination and harassment, wage and hour disputes, employer retaliation and hostile work environments, and other serious grievances. She also routinely counsels her clients regarding their contracts and employment agreements as well as helping them negotiate favorable terms for their severance contracts and compensation.

Honored for her outstanding professionalism and service, Ms. Friedmann has earned perennial designation as among the top 2.5% of attorneys in her region as well as a Top Lawyer designation from Columbus CEO Magazine in 2015 and 2016. She has also received Superb, 10 out of 10 client ratings on Avvo along with numerous positive testimonials and referrals from those she has served. 

Along with maintaining a successful legal practice, she is also highly active in her legal community, and she currently serves as president of the Women Lawyers of Franklin County. She is also a member of the Ohio Employment Lawyers Association, the Ohio Association for Justice, the Central Ohio Association for Justice and the Columbus Bar Association, and she serves on the Nationwide Children’s Hospital Developmental board. 

A 2009 graduate of Cleveland State University, Ms. Friedmann studied international criminal and humanitarian law at The Asser Institute in The Hague, Netherlands. She attended Capital University Law School, where she was an active member of the moot court team and received the Philip J. Fulton Best Oralist award for her excellent performance at the National Moot Court Team Honor Round. 

Ms. Friedmann obtained her Juris Doctor in 2012, and the Ohio State Bar admitted her to practice that same year, and she is also admitted to practice before the U.S. District Courts for the Northern and Southern Districts of Ohio and the U.S. Supreme Court.

Practice Areas
  • 50%Employment & Labor: Employee
  • 50%Employment Litigation: Plaintiff
Focus Areas

Employment Law - Employee, Wage & Hour Laws, Labor Law, Employment Discrimination, Wrongful Termination, Retaliation


8 Years Rising Stars
  • Rising Stars: 2015 - 2022

About Rachel A. Sabo Friedmann

First Admitted: 2012, Ohio

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Bar/Professional Activity

  • The United States District Courts for the Northern and Southern Districts of Ohio
  • Ohio Association for Justice (OAJ), Member
  • Central Ohio Association for Justice (COAJ), Member
  • State of Ohio
  • Supreme Court of the United States
  • Nationwide Children’s Hospital Developmental Board, Slice of Columbus Committee
  • Ohio Employment Lawyers Association, member
  • Columbus Bar Association, member
  • Ohio State Bar Foundation Fellow, 2020
  • Ohio State Bar Foundation Fellow, 2019
  • Ohio State Bar Association, member, past participant in OSBA Leadership Academy, 2017
  • Junior League of Columbus, active member
  • Women Lawyers of Franklin County, board member, President

Educational Background

  • The Asser Institute in The Hague, Netherlands, International Criminal and Humanitarian Law
  • Cleveland State University, Journalism and Promotional Communication, 2009


  • Philip J. Fulton Best Oralist Award for her Outstanding Oral Advocacy
  • Best Law Firms in America, 2019
  • Columbus CEO Magazine’s, Top Lawyers 2015,, 2015
  • Columbus CEO Magazine’s, Top Lawyers 2016,, 2016
  • Rising Stars: 2015 - 2020, Rising Star, Super Lawyers, 2015

Scholarly Lectures/Writings

  • Leadership Academy, Law Practice Management, Ohio State Bar Association, 2017
  • Workers Compensation Retaliation Claims Under R.C. 4123.90, Las Vegas, Nevada (October 2014), Advanced Workers Compensation Seminar, 2014
  • Basics of Employment Law, Columbus, Ohio (co-presented with partner, Pete Friedmann, December 2015), Ohio New Lawyer Training Seminar, 2015
  • How to Start Your Own Law Practice (series of six presentations with co-presenter Gina Piacentino from March 2016-August 2016), Ohio State Bar Association, 2013
  • Are You Really Practice Ready? (co- presented with Honorable Judge Denise Moody, November 2016), Ohio State Bar Association Regional CLE, 2016
  • Young Lawyer Connect CLE (co-presented with Gina Piacentino, December 2016), Ohio State Bar Association, 2016
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Office Location for Rachel A. Sabo Friedmann

3740 Ridge Mill Dr
Hilliard, OH 43026

Phone: 614-610-9755

Fax: 614-737-9812

Last Updated: 10/5/2021

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