DANIEL FRIEDMANN, Professor of Law (Emeritus) Tel-Aviv University, former Dean of the Law School of Tel-Aviv University, and a member of the Israel Academy of Sciences and Humanities, was Israel's Justice Minister between February 2007 and march 2009.
He is a member of the American Law Institute and a member (titular) of the International Academy of Comparative Law. He was an Adviser to the Restatement (Third) of the Law of Restitution.
He was a member, of the Commission of Inquiry (Chairman Justice M. Beiski) that investigated price regulation of bank shares. He has been a member of a number of Legislative Advisory Committees, including a member of the Advisory Committee (Chairman, Justice A. Barak) for the Codification of Civil Law in Israel.
In 1990 he became the founding Dean of a new Law School at the College of Management, a position he held until 1997.
In addition to extensive publications in the legal field in Israel, the U.S., and England, Professor Friedmann has published many articles in Israeli newspapers on current topics.
He received a number of prizes in law including the prestigious Israel Prize.
He has been Visiting Professor at Harvard Law School, The University of Pennsylvania Law School, Queen Mary College, The University of London and Fordham University Law School.