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Joel Friedlander

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Joel Friedlander

Lecturer in Law

Mr. Friedlander is a founding partner of Friedlander & Gorris, P.A., a litigation boutique recognized by Benchmark Litigation as “Delaware Firm of the Year” for 2015 and 2017. The 2020 and 2017 editions of The Best Lawyers in America recognized Mr. Friedlander as “Litigation – Mergers and Acquisitions ‘Lawyer of the Year’ for Wilmington, Delaware, and the 2022 edition recognizes him as “Lawyer of the Year” for Bet-the-Company Litigation in Wilmington, Delaware. He has been profiled in The Wall Street Journal and named “Litigator of the Week” in The Am Law Litigation Daily. The current edition of Chambers USA states: “He’s a legend in the plaintiff Chancery Bar.”

Mr. Friedlander received his undergraduate degree, cum laude, and his law degree from the University of Pennsylvania. He was executive editor of the University of Pennsylvania Law Review. He is a member of the Board of Advisors of the University of Pennsylvania Institute of Law and Economics. Mr. Friedlander is also a lecturer at University of Michigan Law School and was previously a lecturer at Harvard Law School. He is an Adviser to the American Law Institute, Restatement of the Law, Corporate Governance. He is the author of nine law review articles.