Fredric W. Yerman

Retired Partner

Fredric Yerman is a retired partner of the firm; he had been a partner since 1975. Mr. Yerman concentrated his practice in litigation and is a Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers.

Mr. Yerman is an experienced trial lawyer who litigated a broad variety of cases throughout the country, including a major antitrust case, in which he successfully represented the plaintiff in a jury trial and on appeal, including an appeal he successfully argued before the United States Supreme Court. He also was one of the trial counsel in the longest federal civil jury trial. Mr. Yerman has also handled a wide range of antitrust, commercial, securities, false advertising, unfair competition and intellectual property litigations, and arbitrations for many major corporations in such fields as pharmaceuticals, computers, toys, cosmetics, insurance, and electronics, among others. He also served as a mediator in ADR proceedings.

Mr. Yerman has lectured widely and in programs at the Columbia Law School on Trial Advocacy in an Antitrust Case.


  • LLB, Columbia University, 1966, cum laude
  • BA, Brooklyn College of the City University of New York, 1963
  • New York

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