David J. Weisenfeld

Professor of Practice


B.A., 1978, Trinity College
J.D., 1981, Harvard University

Areas of Expertise

Antidiscrimination Law
Dispute Resolution Processes
Employment Law
Labor Law


Professor Weisenfeld teaches ADR in the Workplace and Negotiation Theories & Skills in Cardozo’s Kukin Program for Conflict Resolution, as well as Contract Drafting, Employment Discrimination, Employment Law, Labor Law, and Public Sector Labor & Employment Law.  He also serves as coach and faculty advisor to the Cardozo Dispute Resolution Competition Honor Society.
Professor Weisenfeld remains an active arbitrator and mediator of labor, employment, and commercial disputes, and serves on numerous neutral panels including those of the American Arbitration Association, Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service, NYC Office of Collective Bargaining, Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, Financial Industry Regulatory Authority, and US District Courts for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York.  Before becoming a neutral, he was a partner at Thelen Reid & Priest LLP, and practiced labor and employment law in New York City for over 20 years. 
In addition to Cardozo, Professor Weisenfeld has taught at the Fordham, Emory, and Boston University Schools of Law.

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