Joe Hedal joined Harvard Law School in 2010 as a Senior Fellow and is currently Deputy Director of the Transactional Law Clinics.
Before coming to Harvard, Joe practiced law for over 20 years as a transactional lawyer. He served for 13 years as General Counsel at LTX-Credence Corporation, a NASDAQ-listed global provider of semiconductor automatic test equipment for the wireless, computing, automotive, and entertainment markets. As legal advisor to management and the Board of Directors, Joe handled a broad range of legal matters, including corporate governance, employment, intellectual property, real estate, securities law, and Sarbanes-Oxley compliance. Before joining LTX-Credence, Joe was in private practice at Foley, Hoag & Eliot and Bingham, Dana & Gould in Boston. He has been involved in a wide variety of corporate transactions, such as debt and equity financings, joint ventures, mergers and acquisitions, and technology and licensing agreements. .
Joe has been a member of the Harvard Mediation Program since 2007 and is also a mediator on a pro bono basis for the Association of Corporate Counsel, Northeast Chapter. He received his J.D. from Boston University School of Law, where he was a member of the law review, and a B.A. in Geology from Middlebury College.