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Larry Friedman, the Lawyer With the Most Interesting List of Clients in Dallas

Mary Crosland is a client of Friedman's. Her husband says she had an affair with plastic surgeon Rodney Rohrich (pictured).
Mary Crosland is a client of Friedman’s. Her husband says she had an affair with plastic surgeon Rodney Rohrich (pictured).

We mentioned the Crosland divorce earlier today. Luke says Mary was having an affair with the couple’s plastic surgeon and claims she secretly sold a $1 million diamond ring to promote a book she wrote with the doc. Usual Dallas stuff. What caught my eye was the name of the wife’s attorney: Larry Friedman. The man has been on our radar since at least 1997. Interesting guy. Even more interesting list of clients. I searched a database of Morning News articles to remind myself whom Friedman has represented recently. This is just going back to 2010. I’m sure I’ve missed some. Imagine all these folks together at Friedman’s holiday party:

– Eric Brauss, the developer who soaked his investors for $200 million and then fled to Brazil, where he recently died. Maybe. There are reasons to believe he’s still alive and has great seats to the USA match on Sunday.

– Taya Kyle, the widow of slain American Sniper author Chris Kyle and the woman who alleged that Chris’ business partners were mismanaging his old business, Craft International

– Pat Snuffer, the restaurateur who sold Snuffer’s and then tried to open Pat’s Burger & Cheddar Fries

– Dallas DA Craig Watkins and his wife, Tanya, who claimed a company damaged their house while roof repairs were underway

– Country singer Randy Travis, whose legal issues would take me too long to recount

– Pilar Sanders, ex-wife of Deion, whose divorce was messier than Mark

– Domingo Garcia [cough, cough]

– Darius McClinton-Hunter, son of baseball man Torii Hunter and one of five Prosper High School boys who were charged with sex crimes (McClinton-Hunter was not indicted)

– Rhonda Aikman, ex-wife of Troy, who was arrested at a high school, in the morning, on a public intoxication charge

– Pamela Martin-Duarte, cast member of Big Rich Texas, who sued a whole bunch of people for cyber-bulling

– Simona Beal, ex-wife of billionaire Andy Beal, who during her divorce wanted $5 billion in damages from her ex, in addition to $15 billion in exemplary damages

– Former Dallas County Constable Jaime Cortes, who admitted to falsifying his campaign finance records

– Gregg Merkow, who sued the owner of a Lower Greenville building after it burned, destroying his restaurant; Merkow was also busted in a sting for running a gambling operation

– Michael Irvin, who was fired by ESPN a day after a woman filed a civil suit against him alleging sexual assault