Society of Professionals: Spotlight on David Kushner

November 24, 2019

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Comprised of area Jewish legal, medical, and business professionals, United Jewish Federation of Tidewater’s Society of Professionals encourages engagement and networking through a variety of activities.

David A. Kushner

David Kushner

David Kushner

A partner in the law firm of Willcox Savage, David Kushner maintains a busy legal practice concentrating in the areas of Labor and Employment law, as well as Fair Housing and Public Accommodation. He is married to Nichole Kushner, has two daughters, and somehow finds time to serve on the boards of directors of Ohef Sholom Temple and United Jewish Federation of Tidewater.

Jewish News: What is one thing that would surprise people to know about you and your practice?

David Kushner: After generations of Kushners in the rabbinate in Eastern Europe, the last three generations have been attorneys. Despite the fall from grace from the rabbinate into the law, I love my job. I am passionate about helping my clients solve difficult employment issues in an efficient and pragmatic manner.

JN: What are you most proud of as a Jewish lawyer?

DK: I aim to treat my clients’ challenges and opportunities with as much urgency and passion as I would my own. Navigating the minefield of employee relations can create near daily emergencies, and I want my clients to feel confident that I will be available when they need me, and will help them find a solution efficiently and cost-effectively.

JN: Can you describe any recent changes that might be noteworthy?

DK: I recently became chair of Willcox Savage’s labor and employment law Practice Group. I also head up the firm’s Fair Housing and Public Accommodation group.

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