Mergers & Acquisitions


Real Estate

Business Formation

Trademark & Copyright

Alternative Dispute Resolution

Internet Law

Branding Strategy



University of Baltimore School of Law,


University of Baltimore, M.A.

   Legal and Ethical Studies

Yeshiva University, B.A.




Rule 17-106 Mediation Certification

Maryland Child Counsel Certification

Member, Maryland Volunteer Lawyers for the Arts

Bar Admissions




American Bar Association

Maryland State Bar


Intellectual Property Section-

   Maryland State Bar


Business Law Section-

   Maryland State Bar


Ari Y. Friedman



8 Park Center Court, Suite 100

Baltimore, Maryland 21117


Phone: (410) 457-3449

Fax: (410) 363-3569




Ari Friedman’s practice consists of a broad range of corporate, business, and commercial transactions, as well as intellectual property matters. Ari advises small and middle market companies and owner-managed businesses as well as international companies comprised primarily in the areas of technology companies, government contractors, medical practices, manufacturers, and professional services companies.

Ari’s experience includes buy-side and sell-side mergers and acquisitions, commercial finance transactions, business formation, and other commercial transactions. He assists companies with a wide array of commercial agreements and transactional issues as well as licensing and regulatory compliance and general corporate governance issues. Ari also counsels companies and executives on a wide variety of trademark, copyright and Internet law, with an emphasis on client counseling relating trademark applications and portfolio management, licensing, strategic brand development, brand marketing, Uniform Domain-Name Dispute Resolution Policy law, domain-name brokerage, technology and data management policies including data retention and protection, social media, and BYOD (Bring Your Own Device) policies.

Prior to joining ZLG, Ari was an Attorney with Aspire IP, a national boutique intellectual property practice comprised of attorneys that were previously with a large international law firm.  Prior to joining Aspire IP, Ari practiced as an associate at a high volume Intellectual Property firm in Washington, DC Ari also gained valuable experience early in his career while working as a Litigation Law Clerk at a large general practice firm in the Washington, DC Metropolitan area and as a Legislative Research Technician and Chief Ethics Compliance Officer for the City of Baltimore.


Ari was born in Toronto, Canada, raised in Baltimore, Maryland and lives in Maryland with his wife and two daughters.

Publications and Speaking

"Trademark Basics for the

   Marketing Professional" -

   Maryland (2013)

"Choosing a Trademark:

   What you Should Consider

   When Starting a Branding

   Campaign" - Marketing

   Directors Support Group




Super Lawyers® Rising Star 2015 - 2017

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