Edward H. Passman

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Top Rated Employment & Labor Attorney in Washington, DC

Passman & Kaplan PC
 | 1828 L Street, NW, Suite 600
Washington, DC 20036
Phone: 202-789-0100
Fax: 202-789-0101
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2009 - 2011
Licensed Since: 1968
Education: Harvard Law School
Practice Areas:
  • Employment & Labor
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Edward H. Passman is a founding member of Passman & Kaplan, P.C., of Washington, D.C. He focuses on labor and employment discrimination law and other civil service matters. His practice involves representation of federal and District of Columbia government employees and government labor unions in federal labor and employment disputes.

Mr. Passman litigates cases before numerous administrative agencies and labor arbitration boards, including the Federal Labor Relations Authority, the United States Merit Systems Protection Board, the Office of Personnel Management, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, and the Department of Defense Office of Hearings and Appeals. He is a member of the District of Columbia Bar and the Maryland State Bar Association. He is admitted to practice before the United States District Court of the District of Columbia and the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit.

Mr. Passman began his legal career with the National Labor Relations Board. He has also worked at the Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service and the American Federation of Government Employees, AFL-CIO. He is a founding member of the Society of Federal Labor and Employee Relations Professionals and was its fifth national president. Mr. Passman has published numerous articles on employment law and labor relations, and he is a fellow of the College of Labor and Employment Lawyers, Inc.

After graduating from Pace University in New York, New York, Mr. Passman received his Juris Doctor from Harvard Law School in 1964. In 1966, he obtained an M.B.A. from V.C.L.A. Graduate School of Business in Los Angeles, California, where he majored in labor and industrial relations.

Practice Areas
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About Edward Passman

Admitted: 1968, Washington D.C.

Professional Webpage: http://www.passmanandkaplan.com/Bio/EdwardPassman.asp


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

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • U.S. District Court of the District of Columbia, 1978
  • Past President, Society of Federal Labor & Employee Relations Professionals, 1972 - Present
  • Maryland, 1981
  • U.S. Federal Courts
  • District of Columbia, 1968
  • U.S. Court of Appeals District of Columbia Circuit, 1978

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • Co-Author, "Compensatory Damages in the Federal Sector,", 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
  • Co-Author, Federal Employees Legal Survival Guide, National Employee Rights Institute, 1999
  • Co-Author and Co-Editor, Federal Employees Legal Survival Guide, National Employee Rights Institute, Third Edition, 2015

Educational Background:

  • V.C.L.A. Graduate School of Business, Los Angeles, California, M.B.A., in Industrial and Labor Relations, 1996
  • Pace University, New York, New York, B.B.A., in Business Administration, Dean's List, 1961

Industry Groups

  • Federal Government; District Of Columbia Government
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Office Location for Edward H. Passman

1828 L Street, NW
Suite 600
Washington, DC 20036

Phone: 202-789-0100

Fax: 202-789-0101

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