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Joel  Friedlander

Joel Friedlander

Friedlander & Gorris, P.A.

Wilmington, DE, USA


Joel Friedlander is a partner at Friedlander & Gorris, P.A., a Delaware litigation boutique that was recognized by Benchmark Litigation as “Delaware Firm of the Year” for 2015 and 2017.  The 2017 edition of The Best Lawyers in America recognized Mr. Friedlander as “Litigation – Mergers and Acquisitions ‘Lawyer of the Year’ for Wilmington, Delaware.”  He has been profiled in The Wall Street Journal and named “Litigator of the Week” in The Am Law Litigation Daily.  He repeatedly has been selected for annual inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America, Benchmark Litigation, Chambers & Partners, and Delaware “Super Lawyers.” 

Mr. Friedlander has spoken on corporate law issues at the University of Pennsylvania Law School, Harvard Law School, New York University School of Law, Columbia Law School, University of Colorado Law School, James E. Rogers College of Law at the University of Arizona, Widener University Delaware Law School, the Mercatus Center at George Mason University, and Hebrew University in Jerusalem, among other forums.  In 2015, he participated in the inaugural session of the Salzburg Forum on Global Developments in Corporate Governance. 

His publications include: “Vindicating the Duty of Loyalty: Using Data Points of Successful Stockholder Litigation As a Tool for Reform,” 72(3) Business Lawyer (Summer 2017); “Is Delaware’s ‘Other Major Political Party’ Really Entitled To Half of Delaware’s Judiciary?,” 58 Arizona Law Review 1139 (2016); and “How Rural/Metro Exposed the Systemic Problem of Disclosure Settlements,” 40 Delaware Journal of Corporate Law 877 (2016).

Joel Friedlander is associated with the following items:
CHB Chapters  CHB Chapters Vindicating the Duty of Loyalty: Using Data Points of Successful Stockholder Litigation as a Tool for Reform (October 24, 2016) - Mergers & Acquisitions 2017: Advanced Trends and Developments, Tuesday, January 17, 2017
Corporate Law Needs a New Tort: Fraud on the Board (November 3, 2017) - Mergers & Acquisitions 2018: Advanced Trends and Developments, Thursday, January 11, 2018
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