Meland Budwick Adds Attorney Jacob R. Friedman

Miami | September 18,  2023 – Meland Budwick, P.A. is pleased to announce the expansion of the firm with the addition of Jacob R. Friedman as Of Counsel. 

Jacob was an associate at one of the leading litigation firms in the country where he focused on complex commercial litigation, creditors’ rights and bankruptcy matters. Jacob’s experience includes handling a wide range of commercial matters in both state and federal courts throughout the United States as well as regulatory investigative matters across government agencies.  

His varied litigation practice encompasses virtually all types of business disputes spanning numerous industries and covers a broad spectrum of issues, including breach of contract, business torts, valuation disputes, partnership and corporate shareholder disputes, securities and common law fraud, and breach of fiduciary duty.

Prior to joining the firm, Jacob was the CEO and Co-Founder of a regulatory technology company. 

“The firm is pleased to bring on board Jacob whose unique legal and finance background will be an asset to our clients as we continue to expand our growing litigation practice,” said Eric Ostroff, Managing Partner. 

Earlier this year, Meland Budwick signed a lease expansion of the firm’s Class A office at 200 South Biscayne Boulevard increasing the firm’s office space by 15% to accommodate its growing team and create additional space for collaboration and client meetings. 


About Meland Budwick

Meland Budwick is a Miami-based law firm that provides real estate and developer representation, receiverships and assignments, corporate bankruptcy and reorganization, financial frauds and Ponzi schemes litigation, trade secrets, creditors’ rights, labor and employment, alternative dispute resolution and mediation, and complex commercial litigation services to a broad array of corporate, fiduciary and individual clients. The firm was co-founded in 1993 by entrepreneurial, business-minded attorneys with a vision to create a results-focused, diverse firm that provides high-quality legal counsel along with a personalized, client-centric approach. As part of the firm’s culture of community service, its attorneys are actively involved at high levels with the local bar associations and serve on the boards of numerous community organizations. Its attorneys are recognized by Chambers and Partners and rated AV by Martindale-Hubbell. For more information, visit