Matthew Friedman is a founding partner of the law firm of Ford & Friedman where he focuses primarily in the areas of complex divorce, family law litigation and appellate practice before both the State and Federal Courts. Matthew's wealth of legal, professional and political experience enables him to bring a unique perspective to the practice of law. Matthew is a licensed member of the Nevada State Bar and is admitted to practice before the United States District Court, District of Nevada and the United States Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit. As a member of Nevada’s Family Law Bar, Matthew has been widely recognized for his skilled advocacy and legal acumen. Matthew was distinguished as a "Rising Star" of the Mountain States by Super Lawyers in 2014 and has been selected as a member of Nevada's “Legal Elite” in 2013 and 2014 by Nevada Business Magazine.