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Stephen Fraidin

Stephen Fraidin, American lawyer. Bar: New York 1965. Named a Dealmaker of the Year, The American Lawyer magazine, 2011; recipient Judge Joseph M. Proskauer award, Lawyers Division United Jewish Appeal Federation New York, 2002.


  • Fraidin, Stephen was born on July 29, 1939 in Boston, Massachusetts, United States. Son of Morris and Freda (Rozeff) Fraidin.

  • Education

    • AB, Tufts University, 1961. Juris Doctor, Yale University, 1964.


    • Associate Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson, New York City, 1964—1971, partner, 1971—2003, Kirkland & Ellis LLP, New York City, since 2003. Visiting lecturer, Yale University Law School, since 1988. Member executive committee Yale Law School Association, 1990-1994.

      Board overseers Tufts University Arts & Sciences, 1992-1999. Chairman Lawyers Division of United Jewish Appeal-Federation New York, 1995-1997. Board directors College Summit., 2004-2008.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: New York 1965.


    • Contributor numerous articles to professional journals.


    Past chairman New York Lawyers Division United Jewish Appeal Federation. Member of American Bar Association (reporter committee on federal regualtion securities, section corporation, banking and 1974-1976, subcommittee since 1974), Association Bar of City of New York (secretary securities regulation committee 1971-1974, chairman subcommittee tender offers 1987-1990, securities regulation committee since 2004).


    • Married Lori Kramer, October 27, 2001. Children from previous marriage: Matthew, Sam, Sarah.
    • father: Morris Fraidin
    • mother: Freda (Rozeff) Fraidin
    • spouse: Lori Kramer
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