LOS ANGELES, Calif., July 26, 2018 – Southern California based law firm Buchalter is pleased to announce the promotion of Oren Bitan and Paul J. Fraidenburgh to Shareholder.

“These two individuals are dedicated members of the Buchalter community as well as a tremendous representation of the Firm – we are proud to share the news of Oren and Paul’s well-deserved recognition. The high-level degree of specialized expertise both attorneys possess will continue to add great value to our clients and the Firm,” said Adam J. Bass, President and Chief Executive Officer.

Based in the Firm’s Los Angeles office, Oren Bitan handles matters in the business, real estate, banking, receivership law, consumer product, and commercial litigation industries. Representative clients include banks and financial institutions, state and federal receivers, private investors and investment funds, private equity groups, real property developers, apparel manufacturers, breweries, consumer products companies, and corporate entities large and small.

Mr. Bitan earned his J.D. cum laude at Loyola Law School, where he was a member of the Order of the Coif and a Sayre Macneil Scholar. He received his B.S. in Business Administration at the University of Southern California.

Paul J. Fraidenburgh focuses his practice on representing transportation industry clients in complex litigation and regulatory affairs. Working primarily in the Firm’s Orange County office, he has gained a national reputation for his representation of clients in the transportation and technology industries. In 2018, Mr. Fraidenburgh was named a “Top 40 Under 40” lawyer by the Daily Journal, as one of only 20 lawyers selected from Southern California.

Mr. Fraidenburgh earned his J.D., cum laude, from the University of California, Hastings College of the Law and his B.A., magna cum laude, in History from University of the Pacific.