David Wachtel

David Wachtel

Employment / Labor Attorney

Washington, DC





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About Me

I'm proud and fortunate to be in a legal field that is challenging and competitive but also really human and basic.     I've had over two decades of unforgettable clients, and the clients do the hardest part -- living their cases.     I've had outstanding mentors and colleagues:  David Rose, the founder of Rose & Rose and the first Chief of the Employment Law Section in the Department of...

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Practice Areas

Client Reviews

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Ey v. CAO

Posted by: Carl about 1 month ago.

David Wachtel and Karen Tannenbaum were true professionals. They are very sensitive to ensuring their clients enjoy the appropriate representation...

Mr. David Wachtel is a brilliant attorney

Posted by: a Employment client 9 months ago.

Mr. David Wachtel is an extremely talented, hard-working attorney. I can't say enough good things about the work he did for me. I couldn't have...
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Edgar F Ndjatou
Edgar Ndjatou

Washington, DC

8 months ago

Relationship: Worked for lawyer

I endorse this lawyer.
Joshua N Rose
Joshua Rose

Washington, DC

9 months ago

Relationship: Co-worker

I worked with Dave for more than 10 years and have known him for 30. He is smart, honest, well versed in the law and dedicated to protecting...
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1991 License Status: Active for the state of Dist. of Columbia.
Last updated by Avvo: 07/18/2014
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Work Experience

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2005 – present

Bernabei & Wachtel, PLLC


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1989 JD - Juris Doctor with honors in Law

University of Texas School of Law


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2012 Employment

Best Lawyers in America


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1990- present Member

State Bar of California

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Showing 2 of 7 publications

2011 Walmart v. Dukes: Future prospects for plaintiff classes

CCH Employment Law Daily Alerts

2009 Amended Disabilities Act Widens Protection

Policy & Practice

Speaking Engagements

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2014 Sexual Orientation and Identity in Employment Law

at Webcast

2012 Unmanned Aerial Vehicles, Drones and Privacy

at Webcast

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