Alyssa A. Friedman

Brooklyn Metrotech
1 MetroTech Center
Suite 1701
Brooklyn, NY 11201

Tel: (718) 215-5300
Fax: (718) 215-5304
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Practice Areas

  • Audit/Refund and Demand
  • Compliance Programs
  • Criminal Law
  • Fraud and Abuse
  • Fraud, Waste and Abuse
  • Government Audits and Investigations
  • Health Law
  • Healthcare Fraud & Abuse
  • Litigation
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • OPD Defense
  • OPMC Defense
  • Professional Licensing
  • Professional Misconduct/OPMC
  • Provider Agreements
  • Regulatory and Compliance
  • White Collar Criminal Defense


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Alyssa A. Friedman


Alyssa A. Friedman, Esq. is a Partner and Chair of the firm’s Health Care Fraud and White Collar Criminal Defense Practice Group with Abrams Fensterman, LLP working out of the firm’s Brooklyn office.

Prior to joining Abrams Fensterman, Ms. Friedman was with Healthfirst, a non-profit health insurance company sponsored by some of the most prestigious hospitals and healthcare systems in New York where she was Assistant Vice President of the Special Investigations Unit specializing in risk mitigation and eliminating fraud, waste, and abuse. Ms. Friedman also served as a Special Assistant Attorney General, Medicaid Fraud Control Unit in the New York State Attorney General’s Office where she investigated and prosecuted complex Medicaid fraud matters, as well as, abuse and neglect cases of nursing home residents. In addition, Ms. Friedman served as an Assistant District Attorney, Investigations Division, Economic Crimes Bureau for nine years with the Bronx District Attorney’s Office where she managed and spearheaded a team of investigators, attorneys and cooperating witnesses in the development, investigation, and trial of multifaceted felony cases.

Ms. Friedman earned her Juris Doctorate from New York Law School and her undergraduate degree at Loyola University in Maryland. During law school, she served as a Judicial Intern to the Honorable James Yates, New York State Supreme Court, as well as a legal intern with the Kings County District Attorney’s Office and the Legal Aid Society, Criminal Defense Division. She also served as a Public Interest Fellow and a member of Moot Court Team and received both the Public Service Award Recipient and Best Advocate Award.

Ms. Friedman is admitted to practice in the State of New York.

Bar Admissions

New York


  • New York Law School, J.D.
    • Public Interest Fellow, 2005-2007
    • Public Service Award Recipient, 2007
    • Member of Moot Court Team, 2005-2007
    • Best Advocate Award, New York Law School Froessel Moot Court Competition, 2005
  • Loyola University Maryland, B.A.

Honors and Awards

Excellence in CMS Audit Award, Healthfirst, 2021

Journey2Greatness Award for Payment Integrity Achievements, Healthfirst, 2020

Compass Award Nominee for Data Analytics Tool Development to Combat FWA, Healthfirst, 2018

Public Service Award Recipient, New York Law School, 2007

Best Advocate Award, New York Law School Froessel Moot Court Competition, 2005

Professional Associations and Memberships

Brooklyn Bar Association, Member

New York City Bar Association, Member