Lawrence Friedken

Instructor in Accounting
Department: Accounting
Office: 307 Rider Building
Phone: 814-865-0953


Professor Friedken currently serves as University Tax Manager for Penn State University ensuring the University's compliance with all federal, state, and local tax requirements. Prior to coming to Penn State, he served as an adjunct professor at Robert Morris College for the Masters of Tax Program (1996-1998). He started his professional career as a staff auditor with Price Waterhouse; moved to Deloitte & Touche as a tax manager; and later as a department head for Coopers & Lybrand. While at the University of Pittsburgh he was the Notes Editor for the University of Pittsburgh Law Review and at the University of Florida he served as Assistant Managing Editor for the Florida Tax Review.

Professor Freidken is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, the Pennsylvania Bar Association, and the Legal Aid Society. He is the recipient of the Alexander Loeb Award for the second highest score in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvnia on the November 1987 CPA Exam.




B.S., Penn State University, 1986

J.D., University of Pittsburgh, 1990

LL.M. in T, University of Florida, 1994


ACCTG 306, Principles of Taxation

ACCTG 406, Advanced Taxation