Clifford has been a real estate lawyer for over 30 years focusing his practice on leasing law, rent control, and occupancy issues. He has handled hundreds of trials and appeals in his career. Clifford lectures on various real property issues and writes for several local apartment magazines and publications. He maintains the highest ratings by Avvo and Martindale-Hubbell and was named a Super Lawyer by San Francisco Magazine.
Steve has been representing real property owners in the Bay Area since 1999. He has a wealth of experience in many areas of the law including landlord-tenant, co-ownership and neighbor disputes, and purchase and sales transactions.
Steve also regularly contributes legal opinions and articles to a variety of publications and gives talks on landlord-tenant related issues.
Alana began working with Clifford Fried and Steve Williams in 2008 and was instrumental in helping form the Fried & Williams law firm. She specializes in residential and commercial leasing, real property purchase and sales, and landlord-tenant litigation. She has experience representing clients in court and at rent board proceedings and is a certified mediator.
Alana has given numerous presentations on landlord-tenant law to the East Bay Rental Housing Association and the Oakland Housing Authority.
Robin is an important part of the Fried & Williams law firm. She is a paralegal with an intimate understanding of the practice and procedure of real estate law. This comes from more than 28 years of experience working with Clifford Fried as a paralegal on more evictions than most eviction attorneys.