Blake Frieman is a shareholder at Bean, Kinney & Korman who represents financial institutions and other businesses in commercial financing and real estate matters. He routinely handles the documentation and negotiation of complex credit and security agreements for commercial loans as well as matters related to the acquisition, financing, and leasing of real estate. Blake also represents and advises businesses and individuals with respect to M&A transactions, taxation, and trusts and estates. He also has experience with handling commercial loan workouts and foreclosures, as well as collections, business disputes, and other commercial litigation matters.
Prior to joining Bean, Kinney & Korman, Blake served as a legal intern for Commissioner Maureen K. Ohlhausen of the Federal Trade Commission. He also served as a legal intern for the Civil Division of the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Middle District of Florida.
Beyond the Suit
Blake is originally from St. Petersburg, Florida. He currently resides in Fairfax County with his wife and their dog. In his spare time he enjoys sports, jogging, cooking, and spending time with his family.
Bar and Court Admissions
District of Columbia, 2017
U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida
U.S. District Court for the Western District of Virginia
U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland
U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia
George Mason University School of Law, J.D., magna cum laude, 2016
Research Editor, George Mason Law Review
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, B.S., with distinction, 2011
Awards and Honors
Virginia Super Lawyers, Rising Star in Business/Corporate, 2023
Washington, D.C. Super Lawyers, Rising Star in Business/Corporate, 2023
Best Lawyers in America: Ones to Watch in Banking and Finance Law, 2022-2024, Corporate Law, 2023-2023 and Mergers and Acquisitions Law, 2024
Greater Reston Chamber of Commerce, Board of Directors
Risk Management Association, Potomac Chapter, Board Member
Fairfax County Business Emergency Operations Council, Advisor