Carolyn Hochstadter

Lawyer and Professor

Carolyn runs her own boutique law firm, specializing in business and bankruptcy law with a niche in the Digital Health space. She takes a passionate and pro-active interest in her clients and creatively guides them to be self-sustaining entrepreneurs of their companies and personal lifestyles. The firm helps clients explore, develop and launch start-ups, fundraise, hire talent and operate their companies for lifestyle or exit purposes. On the restructuring end, the firm helps clients with all aspects of bankruptcy cases, work-outs and fresh starts.

Carolyn teaches Legal Tools and Concepts for the Digital Health Entrepreneur at Thomas Jefferson University, focusing on telehealth, mobile devices, data science and AI. The course is a primer on using key legal tools and basic building blocks to launch a successful start-up that maximizes value and mitigates risk. Carolyn serves as an Arbitrator-Mediator for Philadelphia’s Court of Common Pleas and is tasked with speedy resolution of cases. The firm is certified as a Woman-Owned Business Entity (WBE) and helps other WBEs become certified. In the international sphere, Carolyn sits on the Board of the Philadelphia Israel Chamber of Commerce and advises her clients in their language of choice, including Hebrew, French, Arabic, and German.