Randolph J. Friedman
Mr. Friedman joined the firm at the beginning of 2011 to build a new practice area focused on acquiring operating businesses in the Distribution and Healthcare sectors.
Previously, he served as the founder, CEO and Chairman of the Harvard Drug Group, the largest independent distributor of generic pharmaceuticals in the U.S. During his twenty-three year career at Harvard, Mr. Friedman led eleven successful add-on acquisitions, two sale processes to private equity firms and managed several joint ventures. The complete story can be read here.
Prior to Harvard, Mr. Friedman was a practicing attorney, who served for several years as the Managing Partner of the law firm of Simon Deitch Tucker and Friedman.
Mr. Friedman currently serves on the boards of Ashley Hall School, St. Roper/St. Francis Hospital Foundation, Spoleto Festival, The First Tee of Greater Charleston, and Physician Resource Management Inc. Additionally, he serves on the Advisory Board of Hollings Cancer Center, Medical University of South Carolina. He has previously served on the Board of The Detroit Ronald McDonald House, the Board of Trustees of Detroit Country Day School and the School Board of Ann Arbor, Michigan. He also spent many years on the Government Affairs Committee of the Healthcare Distribution Management Association.
Mr. Friedman received his B.A. from Trinity College where he graduated Phi Beta Kappa, and his J.D. from the University of Michigan Law School. He is licensed to practice law in the State of Michigan.