Gabrielle S. Friedman


Gabi is a partner at Lankler Siffert & Wohl LLP in New York City, a renowned “white collar boutique” ranked as a first tier firm by Chambers and Partners in 2018.  Gabi holds degrees from Columbia and Brown Universities, studied abroad in Germany and the UK, and completed her studies at the Yale Law School.   After beginning her career at Cleary Gottlieb in New York, Gabi served as law clerk to a federal judge in Manhattan, and then joined LSW in 2004. She has built a practice representing individuals in complex government investigations conducted by US authorities including the U.S. Department of Justice, the Securities and Exchange Commission, various United States Attorney’s Offices, as well as state authorities.  She has amassed considerable experience defending clients in cross border prosecutions involving allegations of wire fraud, foreign bribery, conspiracy to commit fraud and money laundering, among other issues. Her clients include manufacturing and financial executives, board members, physicians, sophisticated investors, artists and accounting professionals.   Gabi speaks fluent German and has lived in Germany, enabling her to not only communicate directly with clients in their own language, but also to appreciate European cultural norms and business practices.

Gabi is an American lawyer who provides counsel in English and German.