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Bart Friedman, American Lawyer ( law: pract. & administration)SecuritiesCorporate, generallawyer.


Friedman, Bart was born on December 5, 1944 in New York City. Son of Philip and Florence (Beckerman) Friedman.


Long Island University (Bachelor of Arts, 1966). Harvard Law School (Juris Doctor, 1969).


Research fellow Harvard University Business School, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1969-1970. Associate Cahill, Gordon & Reindel LLP, New York City, 1970-1972, 77-80, partner, since 1980. Special counsel Securities and Exchange Commission, Washington, 1974-1975, assistant director, 1975-1977.

Board directors California Institute for the Arts, Sanford Bernstein Mutual Funds, Allied World Assurance Holdings, lead director and deputy chairman, since 2007.


Member Indiana Task Force on Post-Conflict Iraq, since 2003. Visiting committee Harvard University Graduate School Education, 1995—2001, committee on university resources, 1996—2003. Trustee Juilliard School, 1988—2001, vice chairman, 1994—2001.

Council foreign relations Brookings Institute, since 1995, trustee, since 1997, joint task force on resources for foreign affairs, independent task force on non-lethal weapons. Delegate North Atlantic Treaty Organization Headquarters and Field, 1998, 2003, delegate to Libya, 2005. Advisory board Remarque Institute New York University, 1997—2002, International Institute for Strategic Studies, since 2000.

Board directors Lincoln Center for Performing Arts, since 2002, trustee, member executive committee, since 2002. Council foreign relations Bretton Woods Committee, since 2003, Economic Club. Member oversight committee Milton Academy Mountain School, since 2004.

Director Sanford Bernstein Family of Mutual Funds, since 2005, Institute International Education, since 2007. Member Association Bar City of New York, Council Foreign Relations, Explorers Club, The River Club, Links Club, The Tuxedo Club, Century Association, The Metropolitan Club (Washington), Waccabuc Club.


Married Wendy Alpern Stein, January 11, 1986. Children: Benjamin Alpern, Jacob Stein.