Bart Friedman currently serves on four Corporate boards across four different industries: Biotech (NY), Insurance (Zug, Switzerland), Finance (NY), and the Food Service Industry (Pittsburgh). He has represented numerous corporate Boards in the Fortune 500, including two in the Fortune 10. He has also represented significant non-profit organizations and a global multilateral institution. He has served in multiple capacities (Partner and currently Senior Counsel) at Cahill Gordon & Reindel during his decades at the firm and has chaired nearly every committee during that period.
He has served or is currently serving on the Boards of over a dozen NGO’s including The Brookings Institution (Audit Committee Chair), Lincoln Center (Audit Committee Chair), The Juilliard School (Board Vice-Chair), Harvard’s Graduate School of Education (Visiting Committee), Guggenheim’s Works and Process (Board Chair) and as a member of the Membership Committee of the Council on Foreign Relations.
He graduated from Harvard Law School and spent a year on the Research Faculty of Harvard Business School before joining Cahill Gordon.
He is married to the Art Historian Wendy A. Stein and has two grown sons, Benjamin and Jacob.