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Biography of Kenneth I. Friedman

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Born: Sayre, Pennsylvania; December 17, 1962.
Admitted to bar, 1988, Connecticut and U.S. District Court, District of Connecticut; 2000, U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, Second Circuit.

Education: Cornell University (A.B., with distinction, 1985); Vanderbilt University (J.D., 1988); Phi Delta Phi, Legal Honor Society; Associate Editor, Vanderbilt Law Review, 1987-1988.

Factfinder / Arbitrator, State of Connecticut Superior Court.

Retained as an expert witness in a federal bankruptcy proceeding to testify as to the reasonable settlement value of an employment case (2014).

2389 Main Street
Glastonbury, CT 06033
Phone: 860-659-6557
Fax: 860-760-6017
ken@kenfriedman.com

Sampling of Decisions: Pintavalle v. Valkanos, 216 Conn. 412 (1990); Lacasse v. Burns, 214 Conn. 464 (1990); Lavallee v. Container Graphics Corp., 4 Conn. L. Rptr. 259 (1991); Jones v. Security – Connecticut Life Ins. Co., 2068-BR-92 (CT Dep’t of Labor, Employment Security Appeals Division, Board of Review (1994)); Blake v. H-2A & H-2B Voluntary Employees Beneficiary Association, 952 F.Supp. 927 (D. Conn. 1997); Reynolds v. Frank, 786 F. Supp. 168 (D. Conn 1992); Gandelman v. Aetna Ambulance Service, Inc., 48 F. Supp.2d 169 (D. Conn. May 10, 1999); Zoldak v. Tacala, Inc., 2000 WL 1576419 (D. Conn. 2000); Chaudhry v. Country Pure Foods, Inc., 2000 WL 1056636 (Conn. Super. 2001), 141 Lab.Cas. P 59,036 (2000); Schleifer v. Women’s Health Group of Manchester, P.C. , 27 Conn. L. Rptr. 15 (2000);¬†Martinez v. Rivera, ¬†34 Conn. L. Rptr 622 (2003); Tri-State Contracting, LLC v. Ferguson & McGuire, Inc., 35 Conn. L. Rptr. 453 (2003); Bradley v. Colonial BT, LLC, 1797-BR-03, Digest No. DD 0-77, DD 0-78 (CT Dep’t of Labor, Employment Security Appeals Division, Board of Review) (2004); D’Agostino v. Cellco Partnership, 1510-BR-04 (CT Dep’t of Labor, Employment Security Appeals Division, Board of Review (2004)); Menard v. Estate of Menard, 2004 WL 1558288 (Conn. Super. 2004); Chaulk-Snow v. University of Connecticut, 10 Conn. Ops. 1384 (Connecticut Superior Court, October 25, 2004); Pfeifer v. MacDougal-Walker Correctional Institution, Freedom of Information Commission (Doc. No. FIC 2003-299) (August 11, 2004);¬†Menard v. Gaskell, 92 Conn. App. 551 (2005); Chaulk-Snow v. University of Connecticut, 2006 WL 279384 (Conn. Super. 2006); Loucks v. Positive Changes, 502-BR-06 (CT Dep’t of Labor, Employment Security Appeals Division, Board of Review (2006)); Bourke v. Kensington Bird and Animal Hospital, 612-BR-07 (CT Dep’t of Labor, Employment Security Appeals Division, Board of Review (2007)); Hunting v. Chambers, 99 Conn. App. 664 (2007); Upton v. Sleepy’s, Inc., 595-BR-07 (CT Dep’t of Labor, Employment Security Appeals Division, Board of Review (2007)); Lienfactors, LLC v. Crandall, 2008 WL 496631, 2008 WL 4635858, 2008 WL 4635876 (Conn. Super. 2008); Gilbert v. Parker, 2008 WL 4253309 (Conn. Super. 2008); Curran v. United Technologies Corporation, 2008 WL 4857462 (Conn. Super. 2008); Legienza. v. Joys, 2008 WL 5156454 (Conn. Super. 2008); Coe v. DeLucia, 2009 WL 4683557 (Conn. Super. 2009); J.P. Morgan Chase Bank v. Reynolds, 2009 WL 4913594 (Conn. Super. 2009); Swart v. Connecticut Pie, Inc., Employment Security Appeals Division, Referee Case No. 982-AA-10, affirmed, 1205-BR-10 (CT Dep’t of Labor, Employment Security Appeals Division, Board of Review (2010)); Swart v. Connecticut Pie, Inc., Employment Security Appeals Division, Referee Case No. 982-AA-10, affirmed, 1205-BR-10 (CT Dep’t of Labor, Employment Security Appeals Division, Board of Review (2010)); Czaikowski v. Konover Commercial Corporation, 1957-BR-09 (CT Dep’t of Labor, Employment Security Appeals Division, Board of Review (2010));In re Nordstrom (State of CT Retirement Services Division), Favorable Decision on Reconsideration Request (2011)); Czaikowski v. Administrator, Unemployment Compensation Act, 2012 WL 1139120 (Conn. Super. 2012); Baffo v. United Healthcare Services, Inc., 91-BR-12 (CT Dep’t of Labor, Employment Security Appeals Division, Board of Review (2012)); Herbert Mitchell, Jr., v. State of CT, Department of Veterans’ Affairs, OPH/WBR No. 2012-181, State of CT Commission on Human Rights and Opportunities, Office of Public Hearings (Articulation of Ruling on Respondent’s Motion to Dismiss, 2012); Van Dyke v. Mathues, Order on Motion to Strike (Superior Court, Docket No. HHD-CV-13-6038037S, May 28, 2013); Johnson v. XSE Group, Inc., 2013 WL 3767599 (Conn. Super. 2013); Van Dyke v. Mathues, Order on Motion to Strike (Superior Court, Docket No. HHD-CV-13-6038037S, June 23, 2013)); In re Cruz (State of CT Retirement Services Division), Favorable Decision on Reconsideration Request (2013));In re Dul (State of CT Retirement Services Division), Favorable Decision on Reconsideration Request (2015);Boehm v Garon, SCC-595192 (January 27, 2016);Vosney v. Archdiocese of Hartford, Order on Motion to Dismiss (Superior Court, Docket No. CV-12-6037003, April 28, 2016);Anna Richard v. Para-Pharm, Inc. d/b/a, Ruling on Motion for Summary Judgment (Superior Court, Docket No. WWM-CV-14-6008998S, August 11, 2016).

Relevant Work History:
Law Offices of Ken Friedman, LLC
2389 Main Street
Glastonbury, CT 06033
(2004 – present)

Beck & Eldergill, P.C.
Attorneys at Law
Manchester, CT
1990-2003 (Principal from 1994-2003)

Memberships / Affiliations: Connecticut Bar Association; Connecticut Employment Lawyers Association.