Mr. Fried graduated from Cornell University, and received his J.D. from Harvard Law School. He began his career as a litigator in private practice specializing in property issues, including landlord-tenant conflicts, condominium conversions, zoning and eminent domain.
Mr. Fried served for eight years as Deputy Counsel to Charles J. Hynes, District Attorney of Kings County (Brooklyn), working in public administration, discrimination law, and labor law in a union and civil service environment.
Mr. Fried served for two years as an Assistant Attorney General for the State of New York, handling major civil rights and public health cases and appeals.
From 2002 to 2005, Mr. Fried was Chief of Enforcement for the Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination. He managed investigations into discrimination in employment, housing and public accommodations, and worked closely with the Civil Rights Division of the Office of the Attorney General.
In 2006 Mr. Fried opened his own practice specializing in labor and employment law, litigating principally on behalf of employees.
Mr. Fried has taught a variety of legal subjects including Property, Criminal Law and Professional Responsibility at several law schools, including the University of Notre Dame and Rutgers-Newark.
Mr. Fried is admitted to the practice of law in Massachusetts and New York State.