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Fighting for those who have been injured or who have suffered workplace harassment, discrimination, or retaliation.


Clients are Stephen's focus. With Stephen, you'll have an experienced attorney who aggressively pursues your objectives as an advocate, representative, and confidant. Stephen is a trial attorney that represents plaintiffs in personal injury and employment disputes. For many years, he primarily represented defendants. His experience taught him how defendants of all kinds and sizes (as well as their insurance providers) approach and evaluate claims, and how best to defeat them. At Frieder Law Firm, our clients are all important to us and we fight hard to get them what they deserve. 





For many years, Stephen represented defendants in injury-related lawsuits. After litigating countless cases in coordination with insurance companies, he knows how they operate. Now he only represents plaintiffs and will use his expertise to get you what you deserve. We specialize in the following:

* Car, Motorcycle, and Trucking Accidents      

* Dangerous Conditions of Property (Premises Liability)

* Dog Bites   

* Pedestrian Accidents     

* Bus, Uber, Lyft, and Taxi Accidents

* Accidents Caused by Public Entities or Their Employees 

* Habitability/Poor Living Conditions - Includes Infestation, Landlord's Failure to Repair, and Injuries Caused by Mold, Bugs, Lead Paint, Asbestos, or Other Property Conditions

We represent employees only. We specialize in the following:

* Discrimination     

* Harassment     

* Retaliation 

* Hostile Work Conditions     

* Wrongful Termination 

* Disability Accommodations

* Wage & Hour     

* Whistle-Blower

* Severance Agreements



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Born, raised, and educated in Southern California, Stephen has spent his career practicing law throughout the southland; from Newport Beach, to Los Angeles, to San Diego and the Inland Empire. After working for a large firm defending against injury, employment, and real estate claims, Stephen transitioned to a small firm representing public entities. While there, he handled a vast array of issues, including general litigation, employment arbitrations, contract negotiations, and advising public bodies on pending legal issues. In recent years, Stephen has concentrated on personal injury and employment claims and developed a passion for representing plaintiffs.  

Stephen established Frieder Law Firm to practice law the right way - by focusing on clients and delivering results. Law firms typically force clients to deal with multiple assistants and attorneys, then fail to return your calls and emails. That will never happen with Frieder Law Firm. You will deal directly with Stephen and he will always respond to you promptly. Despite his calm demeanor, Stephen is a fierce litigator who fights hard for his clients and never compromises their goals. 

Stephen graduated from Chapman Law School and has been a member of the State Bar of California since 2010.

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901 Dove Street, Suite 120

Newport Beach, CA 92660


Tel: (949) 438-0703

Fax: (949) 528-8115

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