Michael Van Gorder



Michael Van Gorder is Partner at Faruqi & Faruqi's Delaware office.


•  Delaware

Practice areas

Shareholder Merger Litigation

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3828 Kennett Pike Suite 201, Wilmington, Delaware 19807

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Michael Van Gorder’s practice is focused on securities litigation.  Michael is a Partner in the firm’s Delaware office.  

Prior to joining F&F, Michael served as a law clerk to the Honorable James T. Vaughn, Jr. of the Delaware Supreme Court (2015-16).  While attending law school, Michael served as the Editor-in-Chief of the Delaware Journal of Corporate Law and was selected as a Josiah Oliver Wolcott Fellow with the Delaware Supreme Court.  Before law school, Michael worked in the private bank of a global financial services firm where he held multiple securities licenses.

Michael has authored the following article:  Boilermakers v. Chevron:  Are Board Adopted Arbitration Bylaws Valid Under Delaware’s General Corporation Law?, 39 Del. J. Corp. L. 443 (2014).

Michael received his J.D., magna cum laude, from Widener University School of Law (2015).  Michael received his B.S., Business Management, 2008; M.B.A., Finance, 2011, from Wilmington University. 

Michael is licensed to practice law in the state of Delaware and is admitted to the United States District Court of Delaware.


  • J.D., magna cum laude, Widener University School of Law, 2015
  • M.B.A., Finance, Wilmington University, 2011
  • B.S., Business Managment, Wilmington University, 2008

Bar Admissions

  • Delaware


  • Boilermakers v. Chevron: Are Board Adopted Arbitration Bylaws Valid Under Delaware's General Corporation Law?, 39 Del. J. Corp. L. 443 (2014)

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