Merged Stephens Friedland + FBFK Law Firm Grows Fast,
Adds Three New Shareholders, Associate

COSTA MESA, CALIF. (May 7, 2024) — Leadership of the Orange County office of FBFK Law Firm, which merged with Orange County-based Stephens Friedland law firm in January, today announced the firm has added four new attorneys to its fast-growing roster: Litigation Shareholders George L. Hampton IV and Alyson Dudkowski, Transactional/M&A Shareholder Jason Wisniewski, and Litigation Associate Stephanie Pittaluga. 

These new attorneys bolster the strong existing Orange County team, led by veteran Shareholder/Attorneys John Stephens and Todd Friedland, along with Attorney Stephen Horner.  

“We’re seeing incredible demand in Orange County for experienced legal services and we’re grateful,” says FBFK CEO Kyle Ferguson. “FBFK’s filling an unmet need as a top-notch, reasonably priced, middle-market law firm, not to mention the strong reputation of our partners, John Stephens and Todd Friedland. The sky is the limit for us in Orange County.” 

  • George L. Hampton IV (Litigation Shareholder) – an AV-Rated® trial attorney who focuses his practice on the litigation and trial of complex commercial and real estate matters including unfair competition, trade secrets and intellectual property disputes. With more than 30 years of experience, Hampton is licensed to practice in both California and Texas, a 2023 Southern California Super Lawyer, and serves as Judge Advocate for the Special Forces Home for Christman Fund. He also serves on the Board of Directors for the Bahia Sail Racing Association. Hampton is also the Rear Commodore of the Bahia Corinthian Yacht Club 


  • Alyson Dudkowski (Litigation Shareholder) – an experienced litigator, Dudkowski focuses her practice on general business litigation, employment law, financial services litigation, and real estate disputes. A distinguished appellate attorney, she has a proven track record of success in both state and federal appellate courts. Dudkowski previously spent four years working in-house for a financial services company managing pre-litigation and litigation matters involving mortgage servicing operations. 


  • Jason Wisniewski (Transactional/M&A Shareholder) – a more than 20-year attorney with deep experience representing small, closely-held companies as well as emerging, high growth startup companies, across a wide range of industries but with particular expertise in the technology, life-science and consumer product industries. Admitted to practice law in both California and Texas, and in addition to his transactional experience, Wisniewski regularly advises Boards of Directors, officers and shareholders as to their fiduciary duties and other obligations or potential conflicts of interest. 


  • Stephanie Pittaluga (Litigation Associate) – a specialist in complex business litigation, Pittaluga focuses on commercial and real estate matters, trademarks and “bet-the-company” litigation. She has experience in a wide variety of litigation matters, most notably complex commercial litigation, governmental entity representation and landlord-tenant litigation. Pittaluga was also the lead e-Discovery attorney for a multi-million-dollar federal litigation representing Orange County.