Will Edelman

Will Edelman

Will Edelman is a former federal prosecutor & a former police officer.
  • Securities Law, Stockbroker & Investment Fraud, Antitrust Law ...
  • California, Illinois
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Will Edelman is a former federal prosecutor, a former police officer, and a Stanford Law graduate who clerked for two federal judges. Will’s practice focuses on white-collar and regulatory matters, internal investigations, and complex commercial litigation.

As a federal prosecutor in the Northern District of California, Will acted as first or second chair in ten trials. He also handled numerous contested evidentiary hearings and dispositive motion hearings. As a prosecutor, Will was the primary attorney responsible for a variety of complex matters, including multi-defendant RICO cases and fraud cases. Will also served as a police officer for a large southern California city for four years, and his law enforcement background gives him unique credibility when interacting with criminal investigators.

Will also has extensive experience litigating criminal and civil matters at top corporate defense firms and an elite plaintiffs-side securities class action firm. In the private sector, Will represented individuals and companies in white-collar and regulatory investigations and prosecutions, including criminal antitrust conspiracy, embezzlement, DEA controlled-substance hospital audit, and hazardous materials/dumping matters under federal and local law.

Practice Areas
Securities Law
Stockbroker & Investment Fraud
Antitrust Law
White Collar Crime
Criminal Law
Criminal Appeals, Drug Crimes, Expungement, Fraud, Gun Crimes, Internet Crimes, Theft, Violent Crimes
Health Care Law
Additional Practice Area
  • Cryptocurrency Fraud
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
State Bar of California
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Supreme Court of Illinois
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  • English
Professional Experience
Assistant U.S. Attorney & Special Assistant U.S. Attorney
U.S. Attorney's Office for the Northern District of California
Law Clerk to the Hon. Charles R. Breyer
U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California
Law Clerk to the Hon. Michael Boudin
U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit
Police Officer
San Diego Police Department
Stanford Law School
J.D. (2011)
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University of Cincinnati
M.S. (2004)
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Professional Associations
State Bar of California  # 285177
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Websites & Blogs
Delahunty & Edelman LLP Blog
Contact & Map
Delahunty Edelman LLP
4 Embarcadero Ctr.
Suite 1400
San Francisco, CA 94111
Telephone: (415) 891-6225