Will Edelman

Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP

Will Edelman’s practice focuses on complex litigation, with an emphasis on advising and representing management in complex labor and employment matters arising under federal, state and local law.Before joining the firm, Mr. Edelman was a federal prosecutor in the Northern District of California for approximately three years, where he co-chaired three federal jury trials and six bench trials, and also argued numerous motion hearings and evidentiary hearings.

Prior to that, Mr. Edelman worked for a large firm in San Francisco, where his practice focused on litigation in business and employment matters.After graduating from Stanford Law School in 2011, Mr. Edelman served as a law clerk to the Honorable Michael Boudin of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 1st Circuit, followed by a second clerkship with the Honorable Charles R. Breyer of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California. While in law school, Mr. Edelman served as a notes editor for the Stanford Law Review, as well as a co-editor-in-chief of the Stanford Law & Policy Review. Prior to law school, Mr. Edelman was a police officer in Southern California for approximately four years.

Representative Work:

  • Mr. Edelman’s engagements include:
    • Advising a large social media company regarding compliance with state and federal privacy laws.
    • Representing a video game company in a right of publicity action under California law.
    • Advising the management of a laboratory regarding litigation stemming from a reduction in force.
    • Representing a social media company in a federal class action alleging privacy rights violations.


  • J.D., Stanford Law School, 2011
  • M.S., University of Cincinnati, 2004
  • B.S., Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, summa cum laude, 2003


  • U.S.D.C., Northern District of California
  • U.S.C.A., 1st Circuit

Bar Admissions:

  • California


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