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About Juliet M. Moringiello

Associate Dean for Research and Faculty Development Juliet M. Moringiello is a leader in law reform on the state and national levels. Through her work with the Pennsylvania Bar Association Business Law Section she played a key role in the enactment in Pennsylvania of Revised Articles 1, 7 and 9 of the Uniform Commercial Code and the Uniform Voidable Transactions Act. In 2007 the Pennsylvania Bar Association recognized her law reform work with a Special Achievement Award. Professor Moringiello is an elected member of the American Law Institute and is a Uniform Law Commissioner for Pennsylvania. In 2019 she was appointed to the joint ALI/ULC Study Committee on the Uniform Commercial Code and Emerging Technologies.
Professor Moringiello is a versatile scholar whose interests include the online contracting process, creditors’ rights in digital assets, and the relationship between state and federal law in bankruptcy. Her articles on these topics have been published in several leading law reviews and have been cited by numerous state and federal courts. The United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York cited four of her articles in Berkson v. Gogo, LLC, 97 F. Supp. 3d 359 (E.D. N.Y. 2015), a widely cited opinion on assent to “click to agree” terms of service.
Professor Moringiello has held several leadership positions in the American Bar Association Business Law Section and served as Chair of the Pennsylvania Bar Association Business Law Section in 2017-2018. She also serves on the Board of Regents of the American College of Commercial Finance Lawyers.
Professor Moringiello is devoted to business law education at Widener Law Commonwealth. She served as Director of the law school’s Business Advising Program from 2016 – 2019 and during that time established the Student Professional Development Fund, which provides funds to enable students to attend professional conferences.
In 2014, the graduating class honored Professor Moringiello with the Outstanding Faculty Award for excellence in teaching, and she has received the Douglas E. Ray Excellence in Faculty Scholarship Award three times.


Present Associate Dean for Academic Affairs; Professor of Law, Widener University Commonwealth Law School



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  • Bankruptcy
  • Property
  • Sales
  • Secured Transactions
  • Seminar on Cities in Crisis

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