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Edward H. Passman - Silver Spring, MD

8403 Colesville RoadSuite 1000 Silver Spring, MD 20910

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Updated: 01/04/2023

Silver Spring Adverse Actions Lawyer


EDWARD H. PASSMAN, a founding principal of the law firm of Passman & Kaplan, P.C., received his law degree from Harvard University and has a Masters of Business Administration from the University of California, Los Angeles, where he specialized in labor and industrial relations. Mr. Passman's first position was with the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB), and he then worked for the Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service (FMCS)...

About Edward H. Passman

Practice Areas

  • Adverse Actions
  • Federal Employment Discrimination
  • Private Sector Litigation
  • Federal Disability Retirement
  • LGBTQ Discrimination in the Workplace
  • Workplace Sexual Harassment
  • Wage and Hour Violations


  • 100%

Current Employment Position(s)

  • Senior Counsel


Bar Admissions

  • District of Columbia, 1968
  • Maryland, 1981
  • U.S. District Court of the District of Columbia, 1978
  • U.S. Court of Appeals District of Columbia Circuit, 1978
  • U.S. Federal Courts

Other Affiliations

  • Society of Federal Labor & Employee Relations Professionals, 1972 - Present (Past President)


  • Harvard University Law School, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1964
  • U.C.L.A. Graduate School of Business, Los Angeles, California, 1966
    Major: Industrial and Labor Relations
  • Pace University, New York, New York, 1961
    Honors: Dean's List
    Major: Business Administration

Past Positions

  • American Federation of Government Employees, AFL-CIO, Director, Labor-Management Relations Department, 1975 - 1977
  • Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service, Mediator-Trainee, 1967 - 1969
  • National Labor Relations Board, Region 13, Labor Management Relations Examiner, 1966 - 1967

Classes and Seminars

  • "Summary Judgment Litigation at the EEOC", 25th Annual Employment Law & Litigation Institute, Georgetown University Law Center Continuing Legal Education, April 12, 2007
  • "Alternative Dispute Resolution in the Federal Government", Society of Federal Labor & Employee Relations Professionals, Washington, DC Chapter, 2006
  • Labor and Employment Law, Federal Training Foundation, Inc., 2001 - 2005


Other Sources of Feedback About Edward H. Passman

Included on the 2011 Washington DC list

Past Lists

  • 2010 Washington DC Super Lawyers list
  • 2009 Washington DC Super Lawyers list

View the profile for Edward H. Passman on Super Lawyers


  • Fellow, The College of Labor & Employment Lawyers, Inc, 2004-Present

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Office Information


8403 Colesville RoadSuite 1000 Silver Spring, MD 20910


  • 301-608-0881

Accepts Credit Cards




  • "Compensatory Damages in the Federal Sector," (Co-Author), BNA Employment Discrimination Reporter, Vol. 29, No.3, July 28, 2007
  • Chapter 14, "Retirement and Reemployment" A Guide to Merit Systems Protection Board Law and Practice, Dewey Publications Inc., 2007
  • Federal Employees Legal Survival Guide, (Co-Author), National Employee Rights Institute, 1999
  • Federal Employees Legal Survival Guide, (Co-Author), National Employee Rights Institute, Second Edition, 2004
  • Federal Employees Legal Survival Guide, (Co-Author), National Employee Rights Institute, Third Edition, 2014

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