Judge Edward N. Cahn (Retired) Emeritus
U. S. District Court, Eastern District of Pennsylvania
Arbitrator & Mediator
Judge Edward Cahn has mediated over 1,100 separate controversies and is reporting a success rate in excess of 90%. From 1975 to 1998, he served as United States District Judge for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania and was Chief Judge from 1993 to 1998. He is admitted to practice law in Pennsylvania in 1959 and was in private practice from 1959 to 1974 in Allentown, Pennsylvania. He graduated magna cum laude with a Bachelor of Arts degree from Lehigh University and received his LL.B. degree from Yale University in 1958. In 2002, Lehigh University awarded Judge Cahn an Honorary Degree of Doctor of Laws.
Judge Edward Cahn is a member of Phi Beta Kappa, Lehigh County and Pennsylvania Bar Associations, Judicial Conference of the United States from 1994 to 1996, Judicial Conference for the Third Circuit Court of Appeals from 1993 to 1998. He was a Tresolini Lecturer in Law at Lehigh University. Judge Cahn is a certified panelist of the National Patent Board. He is a member of the Donald E. Wieand, Sr., American Inn of Court. Judge Cahn was Adjunct Professor of Law at Rutgers-Camden Law School from 1985 to 1989. Judge Cahn maintains offices in Allentown and Philadelphia.