Michael D. Friedman was formerly Managing Director at Ocean Tomo, LLC, an intellectual property focused merchant bank, where he headed its Asset Management business, served as Chief Investment Officer, and headed Investment Banking. Prior to joining Ocean Tomo, Mr. Friedman founded and was Managing Partner of FHS Investments, LLC, a multi-strategy hedge fund, and was a managing director at UBS AG where he was co-head of Special Situations investing. Mr. Friedman practiced mergers and acquisitions and securities law for a number of years before joining the investment community. Mr. Friedman also serves as a Director of Intellectual Property Exchange International.
Mr. Friedman received a JD from the Law School in 1988, and was Research Editor of the University of Chicago Legal Forum. He also holds a BS in Marine Engineering and Nautical Science from the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy.