Mr. Friedman is Counsel to the Maryland General Assembly in the Office of the Attorney General. Mr. Friedman is also a lecturer and adjunct faculty member at the University of Maryland School of Law, where he teaches state constitutional law, federal constitutional law, torts and appellate advocacy. He has written extensively on Maryland constitutional law and history. Previously, Mr. Friedman practiced at two prestigious Baltimore law firms, and was Chief of Litigation for the Baltimore City Department of Law. After graduating from law school, Mr. Friedman served as a judicial law clerk to the Honorable John Carroll Byrnes, Judge, Circuit Court for Baltimore City, and the Honorable Robert L. Karwacki, Judge, Court of Appeals of Maryland. Before becoming a lawyer he served as a law clerk to the Baltimore City Charter Revision Commission, as Legislative Director to Baltimore City Council President Mary Pat Clarke, and as Legislative and Administrative Aide to Maryland State Delegate Paul G. Pinsky. Mr. Friedman received a B.A., magna cum laude, from the University of Maryland and a law degree, with honor, from the University of Maryland School of Law. He is admitted to practice law in Maryland and the District of Columbia and before the U.S. District Courts for the District of Maryland and the District of Columbia.