SKILL. ATTENTIVENESS. INTEGRITY.

Since 1994, Friedman, Dever & Merlin, has served its clients with skill, attentiveness and integrity. We are proud of the long-lasting relationships we have established with our clients. The majority of our client relationships have grown over many years as our clients have grown their businesses and advanced their careers. With more than 80 years of combined experience, our attorneys deliver efficient, innovative legal, tax and business advice with personal attention and responsiveness usually not found in large firms.

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WE FOCUS ON YOUR SUCCESS.

While we have extensive experience in business litigation and corporate/tax law, we are proud to maintain a youthful, innovative perspective. We consistently develop creative solutions to complex problems while staying abreast of current business and legal trends. We will thoroughly examine every solution to ensure we arrive at the best result.

BUSINESS HAPPENS EVERYWHERE.

For decades, Friedman, Dever & Merlin has operated in the Atlanta metro area. We understand that business happens everywhere. We can handle the full range of corporate and business litigation matters across the state and the United States. No matter where you are located or the complexity of your dilemma, we will be your strategic legal partners throughout the process.

OUR TEAM OF EXPERIENCED ATTORNEYS

Our team is comprised of strong corporate transaction and business litigation attorneys. Each one of us has developed in-depth knowledge of their respective areas of the law but we work together so that we are able to represent your company effectively in a wide range of matters.

To learn more about the education and accomplishments of our legal team, we invite you to follow the links provided below.

SHELDON E. FRIEDMAN

PARTNER  •   ATLANTA, GA

Shelly Friedman provides clients with responsive, business-minded advice founded on his comprehensive business, finance, taxation and M&A acumen gathered over 30 years of practicing law. Mr. Friedman was first selected as one of Georgia’s Super Lawyers in 2004 and has received an AV rating by Martindale-Hubbell.

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Phone: 404-236-8600
Email: sfriedman@fdmlaw.com

H. MICHAEL DEVER

PARTNER  •   ATLANTA, GA

As senior litigator and founding partner at Friedman, Dever & Merlin, Mike Dever handles a wide variety of legal issues related to business disputes. His areas of expertise include business torts, contracts, officer and director liability, shareholder disputes, securities litigation, trade secrets and covenants not to compete.

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Phone: 404-236-8600
Email: mdever@fdmlaw.com

LAWRENCE M. MERLIN

PARTNER  •   ATLANTA, GA

Larry Merlin, an Atlanta native, offers to our clients a wealth of experience and expertise in the areas of business, finance, commercial real estate, tax law, estate planning and probate. Mr. Merlin was first selected as one of Georgia’s Super Lawyers in 2005.

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Phone: 404-236-8600
Email: lmerlin@fdmlaw.com

DAVID K. GOLDBERG

PARTNER  •   ATLANTA, GA

David Goldberg practices in the areas of general business law, taxation, executive compensation and estate planning. He counsels clients on a variety of tax-sensitive business transactions, including reorganizations, mergers, and stock and asset acquisitions. He has extensive experience in drafting complex limited partnership and limited liability company agreements for operating businesses and investment funds.

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Phone: 404-236-8600
Email: dgoldberg@fdmlaw.com

SCHEDULE A CONSULTATION TO DISCUSS YOUR MATTER

If you are facing a legal challenge or if you are preparing for your future, we encourage you to schedule a consultation with an attorney at our office. At Friedman, Dever & Merlin, we maintain offices in Atlanta, but we are prepared to provide legal guidance throughout Georgia and the United States. Call us at 404-236-8600 or complete our online contact form to schedule your consultation with an attorney.

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