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Cassandra Lenning - Washington, DC

1225 New York Ave NWSuite 1200 Washington, DC 20005

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Updated: 04/29/2022

Washington Labor and Employment Law Lawyer

Overview

CASSANDRA W. LENNING is a partner at Outten & Golden LLP, where she is part of the Firm's individual practice group and an active member of several of the firm’s practice groups, includingDiscrimination & Retaliation,Executives & Professionals,Family Responsibilities & Disability Discrimination, andSexual Harassment & Sex Discrimination.

Ms. Lenning represents employees and executives in litigation, arbitration, and negotiation in all areas of employment law...

CASSANDRA W. LENNING is a partner at Outten & Golden LLP, where she is part of the Firm's individual practice group and an active member of several of the firm’s practice groups, includingDiscrimination & Retaliation,Executives & Professionals,Family Responsibilities & Disability Discrimination, andSexual Harassment & Sex Discrimination.

Ms. Lenning represents employees and executives in litigation, arbitration, and negotiation in all areas of employment law. Her litigation practice focuses on claims of discrimination, retaliation, equal pay, breach of contract, and wrongful termination, as well as representing individuals sued by their employers for alleged violations of restrictive covenants. She also provides advice and counsel to clients with respect to non-compete, separation, bonus and compensation, and severance agreements.

Before joining Outten & Golden in 2017, Ms. Lenning practiced at a boutique civil rights and employment law firm in D.C., and prior to that, she litigated complex human rights cases at a D.C.-based non-profit organization. She served as a fellow at the American Civil Liberties Union of Washington State, and the Washington Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights and Urban Affairs, where she worked on employment discrimination and wage and hour matters.

Ms. Lenning received her undergraduate degree,cum laude, from University of Washington, and her J.D. from Duke University School of Law. During law school, Ms. Lenning was actively involved in multiple civil rights organizations, and spent her summers interning at public interest organizations.

In 2018, Ms. Lenning was selected by her peers and recognized by Super Lawyers as a 2019 Rising Star.

About Cassandra Lenning

Practice Areas

  • Labor and Employment Law
  • Discrimination & Retaliation
  • Executives & Professionals
  • Family Responsibilities & Disability Discrimination
  • Sexual Harassment & Sex Discrimination

Current Employment Position(s)

  • Associate
  • Partner, since 2021

Languages

  • English (Primary)

Qualifications

Bar Admissions

  • Virginia, 2011
  • District of Columbia, 2013
  • Supreme Court of the United States of America
  • U.S. District Court District of Colorado
  • U.S. District Court for the District of the District of Columbia
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland
  • U.S. Court of Federal Claims
  • Washington, 2018
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Washington

Other Affiliations

  • American Bar Association (Member)
  • Washington State Bar Association (Member)
  • National Employment Lawyers Association (Member)
  • Metropolitan Washington Employment Lawyers Association (Member)
  • Washington Employment Lawyers Association (Member)
  • Washington Council of Lawyers (Member)
  • Washington State Bar Association’s Labor and Employment Law (Executive Committee)

Education

  • Duke University School of Law, Durham, North Carolina, 2011
    J.D.
  • University of Washington, 2008
    B.A.
    Honors: cum laude

Classes and Seminars

  • Moderator, “Workers Without Borders: Employees in Remote Locations”, Washington State Bar Association's 21st Annual Labor and Employment Law Conference, - 2021

Achievements

Other Sources of Feedback About Cassandra Lenning

Included on the 2024 Washington DC list


Past Lists

  • 2023 Washington DC Super Lawyers list
  • 2022 Washington DC Super Lawyers list
  • 2021 Washington DC Super Lawyers list
  • 2020 Washington DC Super Lawyers list
  • 2019 Washington DC Super Lawyers list

View the profile for Cassandra Lenning on Super Lawyers

Honors

  • Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch, 2021 - 2022
  • Rising Star by Super Lawyers , 2019 - 2021

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Office Information

Address

1225 New York Ave NWSuite 1200 Washington, DC 20005

Fax

  • 202-847-4410

Office Hours

9:00 A.M. - 6:00 P.M.

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