Abigail Friedman is an associate in the Washington, D.C. office of Latham & Watkins.

Ms. Friedman represents public and private companies, partnerships, investors, and financial institutions on a wide variety of complex tax matters.

Ms. Friedman advises clients on a variety of transactions, including public and private mergers, acquisitions and divestitures, including spin-offs, joint ventures, and internal restructurings. Ms. Friedman also advises on complex capital markets offerings and a wide variety of financing and financial instrument matters. Ms. Friedman has significant experience advising on all aspects of special purpose acquisition company (SPAC) offerings and transactions and has presented to a New York State Bar Association Committee and lectured to a New York University graduate tax class on SPACs and related tax issues.

Ms. Friedman maintains an active pro bono practice, representing non-profit organizations.

Prior to joining Latham, Ms. Friedman was a tax associate in the New York office of another global law firm. 

Bar Qualification

  • California
  • District of Columbia
  • New York


  • LLM in Taxation, New York University School of Law, 2019
  • JD, University of Virginia School of Law, 2014
    Order of the Coif
  • BA, Wellesley College, 2010
    magna cum laude