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Matthew Kadushin

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Phone: (212) 688-5640
Fax: (212) 688-2548

233 Broadway
5th Floor
New York, New York 10279

Matthew Kadushin joined Joseph & Kirschenbaum LLP in 2009. Mr. Kadushin has extensive litigation experience in some of the nation's most innovative and prominent criminal defense and civil rights organizations.

From early on in his career, Mr. Kadushin has been a fierce advocate for civil rights and equal justice. After receiving his Bachelor Degree, he was selected for the Department of Housing and Urban Development Honors Program where he worked as an investigator in the Fair Housing Enforcement Division. Before and during law school, he worked for the NAACP Legal Defense Fund, a leading civil rights organization, as a paralegal and law clerk.

Mr. Kadushin spent nearly the next decade working as a criminal defense attorney for the two most prestigious and innovative public defender offices in the country: the Public Defender Service in Washington, D.C. and The Bronx Defenders in New York. Mr. Kadushin successfully tried numerous complex and high stakes felony cases including a high-profile felony police assault case to a full acquittal on an eighteen count indictment. Mr. Kadushin was also a partner in inaugurating The Bronx Defenders Trial Practice Institute, which trained forty new lawyers on openings, cross-examination and closing arguments.

Mr. Kadushin brings to the firm his extensive litigation skills.

Mr. Kadushin's practice areas include workplace discrimination, sexual harassment in the workplace, whistleblower laws, the Family Medical Leave Act, and wage and hour law.


J.D., NYU School of Law, 2000
New York Death Penalty Clinic

B.A., Muhlenberg College, Allentown, PA, 1992
Graduated Top Ten Percent of Class (33/401) National Honor Society History and Economics

Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice

New York State Court, 2006
Washington D.C., 2001
U.S. District Court, Southern District of NY, 2009
U.S. District Court, Eastern District of NY, 2009