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420 Aviation Boulevard, Suite 201, Santa Rosa, CA 95403
Santa Rosa United States

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John is continuing as a Committee Member for the Commercial Group in 2020.

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John F. Friedemann is the managing partner of Friedemann Goldberg LLP. He specializes in banking, business, entertainment and real estate law, both litigation and transactional, and has extensive expertise in matters involving fraud.

He is highly experienced in matters related to small and medium-sized business mergers and acquisitions, especially related to guiding clients through the purchase and sale process into retirement. He has been practicing law since 1984.

A graduate of UCLA and the University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law, with distinction, Mr. Friedemann frequently speaks and lectures on banking operations, lending law, loan documentation, contract disputes and Uniform Commercial Code issues.

Mr. Friedemann has been recognized 10 times as a Super Lawyer by Super Lawyers Magazine. He has been recognized as one of the most capable and sought-after banking and finance attorneys in Northern California. 

Firm Description

Friedemann Goldberg LLP is a California-based law firm with offices located in Santa Rosa, San Francisco and Sacramento. The firm practices in the areas of banking law, business law, estate planning, trust and probate administration, entertainment law, litigation, and real estate/real property law.

Friedemann Goldberg was founded in 1999 by a group of big-firm attorneys who sought to combine the high-quality legal services of a larger firm with the attention to detail and responsiveness of a smaller firm. Over the past 17 years, Friedemann Goldberg has become one of the premier law firms in the North Bay Area and beyond.

The firm’s objective is to assist clients in the resolution of legal issues by delivering the quality professional service expected from large law firms, but with greater efficiency and responsiveness. As a boutique firm comprised of experienced and creative attorneys, Friedemann Goldberg is able to handle complex matters with flexibility and speed.

The firm is comprised of some of the most successful trial practitioners in Sonoma County and the North Bay, and its attorneys have extensive experience in cases involving real estate, intellectual property, entertainment law, tax law, creditor’s rights, insurance and fraud matters, and business and commercial litigation.

Friedemann Goldberg is recognized nationally as a top-tier law firm and its attorneys are rated at the highest level of excellence by their peers; signifying their high ethical standards, knowledge, capabilities, judgment, communication ability and experience.