Welcome to Friedman | Rubin

In 1982, Rick Friedman and Jeff Rubin started a firm dedicated to mastering both the art and science of winning jury trials. Over the years, they put together a team of talented attorneys and staff similarly devoted to excellence in representing individuals and small businesses at trial.

Today, lawyers from all parts of the country hire Friedman | Rubin to take their important cases to trial. These lawyers place their confidence in the firm's trial experience and proven ability to get outstanding results. They trust that FR will honor the relationship with them and represent our common client in accordance with the highest standards of our profession.

Friedman | Rubin has obtained some of the largest jury awards in the country, including four awards ranking in the top ten verdicts in the nation. The firm's unparalleled success has benefited its clients, co-counsel and the public at large. Through individual victories, we achieve a greater good for our communities and country. The people at Friedman | Rubin believe trial lawyers have a crucial part to play in policing Corporate America - making sure that big business follows the same rules the rest of us live by. No one can put a corporation in jail. But, an educated, motivated jury can take the profit out of breaking the rules. In that way, corporate practices can be changed, corporations can be reformed, and the economic playing field can be kept level and fair. Friedman | Rubin’s punitive damage verdicts have changed the way some of this country's largest corporations do business. Ultimately, this results in fewer victims and fewer lawsuits.

Rick Friedman, nationally acclaimed trial lawyer and author, serves as Friedman | Rubin's chief and mentor. The firm has offices located in Seattle and Bremerton, Washington, but the firm's lawyers are available to try cases nationwide. Upon request, Friedman | Rubin can provide references from co-counsel in nearly any part of the country as to the skill and professionalism of our lawyers and staff and as to the results we have been able to obtain.

Whether your case involves insurance bad faith, catastrophic medical, legal, or other professional liability cases, personal injury (auto accidents, product liability and design defects), wrongful death or complex commercial litigation, anywhere in the United States, Friedman | Rubin may be able to help. While we only accept a small number of cases each year, we screen many cases and we bring a strong commitment to each case we accept. Please take time to read about our successes and review our credentials. Our results speak for themselves.

Our legal fees are usually contingent. This means that there is no charge for our firm's time until the case is successfully concluded.

We welcome inquiries from potential clients and from other lawyers.


Friedman Rubin Win's $7.2 Million Verdict for Coal Miner

Landmark verdict for a coal miner suffering from Black Lung disease in what is believed to be the first coal-dust respirator case to go to trial in the country.

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Alisa Brodkowitz Joins Firm and Will Lead Firm's Aviation Practice Area

Outstanding aviation attorney Alisa Brodkowitz brings her talents to Friedman | Rubin.

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Friedman | Rubin Scores $3.8 Million Insurance Victory for State’s Taxpayers

Insurer denied coverage and sought to force State of Washington into binding arbitration of coverage dispute. Firm's efforts result in victory for State and taxpayers.

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Lawsuit Filed Against Boeing Over Toxic Fumes in Airplanes

Suit exposes “dirty little secret” in the commercial airline industry: cabin air breathed by passengers and flight crew can be contaminated with toxic by-products from jet engine oil.

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Rick Friedman Wins $4M Verdict for Injured Motorcyclist

Brad Gniffke was riding his motorcycle to the grocery store when a delivery truck turned in front of him.

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$8.3M Settlement for Family of Inmate Tased and Beaten to Death by Prison Guards

Inmate not given alcohol withdrawal protocols suffered delerium tremons and then a beating at hands of deputies.

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Friedman | Rubin Helps Win Largest Land Use Verdict in Washington History

$12M Verdict Against County for Interfering with Mining Contract

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Friedman | Rubin's $104 Million Verdict Against Drug Manufacturer helps make medicine safer for all Americans

Joint Commission issues new standards for use of vials that will prevent infection.

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Friedman | Rubin Wins Record IFCA Penalty Against Insurer

Friedman | Rubin's $2.4M verdict against insurer includes penalty of $862,000, the highest ever under Washington IFCA statute.

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