Max M. Friedman

Orange County
  • 650 Town Center Drive
  • 20th Floor
  • Costa Mesa, CA 92626-1925
  • USA

Mr. Friedman is an associate in the Orange County office of Latham & Watkins and a member of the firm's Environment, Land & Resources Department. Prior to joining Latham, Mr. Friedman served as co-editor-in-chief of the Stanford Environmental Law Journal and president of the Stanford Environmental Law Society.


Mr. Friedman’s experience includes engaging in public and private mergers and acquisitions with a focus on environmental indemnification and water rights. He has also worked on complex environmental litigation, including an original jurisdiction action before the US Supreme Court over the interstate allocation of a river system. His experience also includes work with an environmental law clinic where he drafted briefs in cases regarding land conservation and water quality issues, including an amicus brief for the US Supreme Court.


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