David Matthew Cedar

David Matthew Cedar

Williams Cedar, LLC
  • Personal Injury, Employment Law, Environmental Law...
  • New Jersey, Pennsylvania
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Summary

David Cedar is the co-founder of Williams Cedar and prior founding member of the Cedar Law Firm, Merovitz & Cedar, L.L.P. and Merovitz, Cedar and Gruber., L.L.C. He is a graduate of Rutgers State University, School of Law, Camden (1992). He is admitted to practice in the bars of Pennsylvania (1993) and New Jersey (1992), along with various district courts and the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit. David Cedar was appointed by the Supreme Court of New Jersey as a Certified Civil Trial Attorney (2001) a honor awarded to less than 1% of all attorneys in the State of New Jersey.

Mr. Cedar’s primary focus involves catastrophic personal injury claims and complex tort litigation including civil class action claims in the field of consumer law, truth in lending violations, predatory financing, toxic tort and environmental law, professional malpractice, constitutional law, and products liability in both New Jersey and Pennsylvania

Mr. Cedar has successfully brought hundreds of claims to Trial and has prosecuted cases all the way through the Supreme Court under the consumer fraud acts in both New Jersey and Pennsylvania against Major Insurance Companies, Fortune 500 banks, title companies, mortgage brokers and bankers, real estate appraisers and builders, as well as car dealerships, home improvement contractors and other participants in deceptive and fraudulent acts and practices.

Recently, Mr. Cedar was co-lead counsel in the Barwood Estates matter out of York, Pennsylvania. This consumer fraud claim involved allegations of violation of the Pennsylvania Consumer Fraud Act and Federal RICO law against some Fortune 500 banks, and title companies, as well as other mortgage brokers, bankers and appraisers. This case involved a multi-million dollar settlement on behalf of many home owners.

Education
Rutgers School of Law-Newark
J.D. (1992)
Honors: Honors
Brandeis University
B.A. (1987) | American Studies
Honors: Honors
Professional Experience
Founding Partner
Williams Cedar, LLC
- Current
Founding Partner
Cedar Law Firm
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Founding Partner
Merovitz, Cedar and Gruber
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Founding Partner
Merovitz and Cedar
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Partner
Segal, Gibney, Burns & Cedar
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Associate
Segal & Andres
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Clerk
Judge Marvin Schloscher
Publications
Articles & Publications
Amicus Brief Writer
NJ Association for Justice
Environmental Contamination
Trial Magazine
Speaking Engagements
Trial Preparation, Consumer Fraud, Witness Preparation, Opening Statements, Frequent Lecturer
NJ Association for Justice
Certifications
Civil Trial Attorney
Supreme Court of New Jersey
Certified Arbitrator in Civil Matters
Camden County, Cumberland County and Burlington County Superior Courts
Awards
Super Lawyer
Super Lawyer
Rising Star
Pennslyvania Bar Association
Professional Associations
Pennsylvania State Bar # 67798
Member
Current
American Trial Lawyers Association
Member
Current
American Association for Justice
Member
Current
NJ Association for Justice
Member
Current
Camden County and Burlington County Bar Associations
Member
Current
American Association of Justice Civil Rights Section
Vice Chair
- Current
American Association of Justice Civil Rights Section
Chair Elect
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
New Jersey
Pennsylvania
United Stated 3rd Circuit Court of Appeals, National
Practice Areas
  • Personal Injury
  • Employment Law
  • Environmental Law
  • Products Liability
Additional Practice Areas
  • Civil Class Action Claims
  • Truth in Lending Violations
  • Predatory Financing
  • Toxic Tort
  • Professional Malpractice
  • Constitutional Law
Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
Social Media
Websites & Blogs
Website
Williams Cedar, LLC
Website
Williams Cedar, LLC Blog
Contact & Map
Philadelphia Office
1515 Market Street Suite 1300
Philadelphia, PA 19102
USA
Telephone: (215) 557-0099
New Jersey Office
1908 Marlton Pike East
Cherry Hill, NJ 08003
USA
Telephone: (856) 874-7500