FSA Augments Litigation Practice

Friedman Schuman, P.C., is strengthening its litigation practice with the addition of shareholder Michael Yanoff and associate Andrew Brown.

"We are extremely pleased to welcome Michael and Andrew to the firm," said Robert H. Nemeroff, chairperson of the firm's Litigation Practice. "Their experience and expertise is a great addition to our thriving litigation practice."

"Friedman Schuman has some of leading attorneys in the areas of personal injury and commercial litigation, corporate, real estate, tax, estate planning, bankruptcy, and municipal law. The addition of such high-quality lawyers further enhances our reputation for litigation excellence," added Nemeroff.

Yanoff is an accomplished and sophisticated litigator with over 37 years of experience representing clients in a variety of commercial and criminal litigation matters. He has significant federal and state courtroom experience, and has tried a myriad of jury and bench trials, and appeals throughout Pennsylvania, including Montgomery, Philadelphia, Bucks, Chester and Lehigh Counties.

Yanoff also has extensive expertise handling products liability, personal injury and medical malpractice litigation, having secured a number of multi-million dollar verdicts and arbitration awards on behalf of injured clients. Yanoff also successfully represents developers of residential and commercial properties, including multi-unit home developments, shopping centers and office complexes, in land development and zoning matters.

"Attorneys at Friedman Schuman share my commitment to professional excellence and client service," said Yanoff. "I am excited about the opportunity to work with such a well-respected and collegial firm."

Brown has experience representing public and private companies as well as municipalities in a variety of litigation and employment matters. By joining Friedman Schuman, Brown will further diversify his litigation experience. Brown earned his law degree from Columbia Law School, and holds a B.S. from Cornell University in Industrial and Labor Relations.