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David R. Cashdan - Westfield, NJ

226 St. Paul Street Westfield, NJ 07090

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Updated: 05/10/2022


David R. Cashdan, a private practice lawyer specializing in employment law, discrimination, and executive employment law, has been practicing law for more than 40 years. He has been selected by his peers as one of the nation's Best Lawyers © and was named 2013 Metropolitan Washington's and Employment Lawyer of the Year for 2013 and has been awarded the AV Preeminent Rating for ethical standards and legal ability by Martindale Hubbell.


Bar Admissions

  • U.S. Supreme Court, 1968
  • District of Columbia, 1967
  • Maryland, 1990
  • U.S. Court of Appeals District of Columbia Circuit, 1967
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 3rd Circuit, 1970
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 4th Circuit, 1977
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 5th Circuit, 1968
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 6th Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 7th Circuit, 1970

Other Affiliations

  • Senior Attorney and Acting Chief, District Court Section, U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission
  • The District of Columbia Bar, Steering Committee of Labor Law Division (Co-Chair)
  • The State of Maryland Bar
  • American Bar Association, Sections of: Labor and Employment Law; Individual Rights and Responsibilities Law; Litigation (Member)
  • National Employment Lawyers Association, 2011 - 2014 (First Vice President )
  • National Employment Lawyers Association, 2007 - 2010 (Vice President Public Policy)
  • National Employment Lawyers Association, 2006 - Present (Treasurer)
  • National Employment Lawyers Association, 2003 - 2015 (Member, Board of Directors)
  • Metropolitan Washington Employment Lawyers Association, 1993 - 1996 (President)
  • Metropolitan Washington Employment Lawyers Association, 1988 - Present (Member of the Board of Directors)


  • The University of Michigan Law School, Ann Arbor, Michigan, 1964
  • Oberlin College, 1961

Pro Bono Activities

  • Co-Chair, Chet Levitt Fund for Employment Law
  • Workplace Fairness, Member, Advisory Board
  • District of Columbia Employment Justice Center, Board of Directors, 2000 - 2004
  • Chet Levitt Employment Law Fund, Co-Chair, 1997 - Present
  • College of Labor and Employment Lawyers, Member, 2003 - Present

Classes and Seminars

  • Adjunct Professor of Law, Equal Opportunity Law, Denver College of Law, Spring Quarters
  • Chairperson and Lecturer, Equal Employment Opportunity Law, CLE Colorado Bar


Other Sources of Feedback About David R. Cashdan

Included on the 2023 Washington DC list

Past Lists

  • 2022 Washington DC Super Lawyers list
  • 2021 Washington DC Super Lawyers list
  • 2020 Washington DC Super Lawyers list
  • 2019 Washington DC Super Lawyers list
  • 2018 Washington DC Super Lawyers list
  • 2017 Washington DC Super Lawyers list
  • 2016 Washington DC Super Lawyers list
  • 2015 Washington DC Super Lawyers list
  • 2014 Washington DC Super Lawyers list
  • 2013 Washington DC Super Lawyers list
  • 2012 Washington DC Super Lawyers list
  • 2011 Washington DC Super Lawyers list
  • 2010 Washington DC Super Lawyers list
  • 2009 Washington DC Super Lawyers list
  • 2008 Washington DC Super Lawyers list
  • 2007 Washington DC Super Lawyers list

View the profile for David R. Cashdan on Super Lawyers


  • Selected by his peers for inclusion in "Best Lawyers in America" © 2016
  • Recipient of Metropolitan Washington Employment Lawyers Association, “Attorney of the Year”, 2013
  • AV Preeminent Rating for ethical standards and legal ability by Martindale Hubbell
  • Selected for inclusion in the Washington, D.C., Super Lawyers list, 2007-2014
  • Received Avvo's employment lawyer highest rating of 10-10

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Office Information


226 St. Paul Street Westfield, NJ 07090


  • 908-264-9335



  • ADA Policy Law Editorial Advisory Board. Editorial Board, Bender's Labor & Employment Bulletin

Representative Cases

  • Lead Counsel: Bell et al. v. Automobile Club of Michigan

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