• Pennsylvania


  • Bar Association of Lehigh County
  • Pennsylvania Bar Association


  • Yale Law School, JD
  • Lehigh University, BA, magna cum laude; Phi Beta Kappa
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Edward N. Cahn

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Philadelphia, PA v. +1.215.569.5590 f. +1.610.530.2727

Edward Cahn, former chief U.S. district judge for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, concentrates his practice in complex litigation and dispute resolution. Since joining Blank Rome, Judge Cahn has mediated over 1000 separate controversies. He serves a wide range of clients in matters such as:

  • corporate – shareholder actions, securities litigation
  • antitrust
  • commercial
  • alternate dispute resolution
  • intellectual property

Mr. Cahn began his service as a judge in 1975, and was chief judge for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania from 1993 to 1998. He is a member of Phi Beta Kappa and the Lehigh County and Pennsylvania Bar Associations. Previously, Judge Cahn was a Tresolini Lecturer in law at Lehigh University, an adjunct professor of law at Rutgers-Camden Law School, and received an honorary Doctor of Laws degree from Lehigh University in 2002.



  • 2005–2018, Arbitration and Mediation Law in Philadelphia, listed in The Best Lawyers in America©
  • 2017, “Lawyer of the Year” for Mediation in Philadelphia, listed by Best Lawyers®

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