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E. Carolyn Hochstadter Dicker, Esquire is the principal founder of E. Carolyn Hochstadter Dicker, LLC and an Adjunct Professor at The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. She has been advising institutional and individual clients for over twenty-five years in all areas of entrepreneurship and business law in the Delaware Valley and New York. At Wharton, she teaches a full-semester course on the Legal Aspects of Entrepreneurship. Please visit https://lgst.wharton.upenn.edu/profile/1752/ for more information.
Carolyn speaks French, Arabic, Hebrew and German and has established a niche in helping international clients conduct business in the U.S. Her firm is also certified as a woman owned business (WBE) and further focuses on assisting WBE's to certify. On a day-to-day basis, Carolyn assists her clients with entity formation, shareholder-owner agreements, tax and intellectual property compliance, non-compete and invention assignment clauses, customer/supplier contracts, creditor collections, debt restructuring, bankruptcy, and commercial litigation matters.
Over the course of her practice, Carolyn has been recognized by her peers as a Philadelphia Super Lawyer and has been the recipient of the VIP Chancellor’s Award for her representation of indigent homeowners who are facing foreclosure. In addition, she has been appointed to the Honor Roll of the First Judicial District of Pennsylvania for her pro-active engagement in pro bono representations.
Carolyn has significant experience with mediation. She has served as a judge for mock trial competitions and has also successfully helped individuals to save their homes through Philadelphia’s Mortgage Foreclosure Conciliation Program. Please click here to view a video featuring Carolyn with the Honorable Annette Rizzo in the Court of Common Pleas.
Carolyn’s clients have included the City of Philadelphia, Barneys, Hershey, AmerisourceBergen, Fiserv, the Equity Committee of Columbia Gas, the Bondholders Committee of Federated Department Stores, the Trustee of Cajun Electric and DBSI Diversified Realty REIT.
Her cases have involved Healthcare, Technology, Financial Services, Retail, Grocery, Telecom, Insurance, Real Estate, Airline, Gaming and Entertainment, Municipal, Environmental, Regulatory and Labor matters.