LawOnMyPhone was founded in 2009 by Dan Friedlander, a partner at the law firm of Klein Friedlander LLP in Westlake Village, California.
Dan represents clients in the development, building, and construction industries in transactional, administrative, and regulatory matters. He also represents clients in litigation before both state and federal courts. As former general land use counsel to one of California’s largest land developers and as land use and environmental counsel to many of the nation’s top home builders, Dan assists clients in navigating the complex maze of land use and environmental laws and regulations under the most challenging settings and circumstances. His practice also includes advising clients on the applicability of state and federal prevailing wage laws to construction and improvement projects.
In addition to his legal experience, Dan has a degree in City and Regional Planning and has practiced as a land use planner and environmental consultant. He is also a certified member of the American Planning Association’s (APA) American Institute of Certified Planners (AICP). He currently serves on the Executive Board of the APA’s Planning and Law Division and is the Chairman of the Planning and Law Division’s Fellowship Committee.
Dan received his bachelor’s degree in City and Regional Planning from Cal Poly San Luis Obispo and his law degree from Thomas Jefferson School of Law. He currently resides in Agoura Hills, California, with his wife and two children, where he serves on the City’s General Plan Advisory Committee. Dan is also a purple belt in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu and is a competitive submission grappler.