David M. Cedar, Esquire
Awards and Special Recognition
In 1992, David M. Cedar graduated from Rutgers State University, School of Law in Camden, New Jersey. He was admitted into the bars of New Jersey in 1992 and Pennsylvania in 1993 as well as various district courts and the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit. In addition, he was appointed by the Supreme Court of New Jersey as a Certified Civil Trial Attorney in 1997, an honor awarded to less than 1% of all attorneys in the State of New Jersey.
Mr. Cedar is currently the founding partner of the Cedar Law Firm, LLC. Prior to founding Cedar Law Firm, Mr. Cedar was a managing partner of the law firms Merovitz & Cedar, L.L.P, and Merovitz, Cedar & Gruber., L.L.C.
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, environmental law, professional malpractice, constitutional law, and products liability in both New Jersey and Pennsylvania.
Throughout his career, 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, bankers, real estate appraisers, builders, car dealerships, home improvement contractors and other participants in deceptive and fraudulent acts and practices.
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.
Recently, Mr. Cedar has been retained to represent a class of school children who may have been exposed to high levels of lead while in attendance at their school in Camden, New Jersey.