Cassandra Lenning - Employment Attorney Washington, DC

Cassandra W. Lenning

Washington, DC Office
(202) 847-4400


CASSANDRA W. LENNING is an associate in Outten & Golden LLP’s Washington, DC office, and a member of the firm’s Individual Employees Practice Group. Prior to joining the firm in 2017, Ms. Lenning practiced at a boutique civil rights and employment law firm in D.C., where she advised and represented employees and executives in a range of employment-related matters, including litigating claims for discrimination, retaliation, equal pay, breach of contract, wrongful termination, and unpaid wages, as well as negotiating severance agreements. 

Previously, Ms. Lenning practiced at a small non-profit organization and associated law firm, which partnered to litigate large, complex human rights cases involving dozens or hundreds of plaintiffs.  She also completed fellowships with the American Civil Liberties Union of Washington State, and the Washington Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights and Urban Affairs, where she worked with the Equal Employment Opportunity Project.

Ms. Lenning graduated cum laude from University of Washington in Seattle in 2008, and earned her J.D. from Duke University School of Law in 2011.  During law school, Ms. Lenning was actively involved in multiple civil rights organizations, including the American Civil Liberties Union, and spent her summers interning at public interest organizations.

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Bar Admissions & Professional Activities

  • Ms. Lenning is an active member of the Bars of the Commonwealth of Virginia and the District of Columbia.  She also is admitted to practice in the U.S. District Courts for the District of Colorado, the District of Columbia, the District of Maryland, the U.S. Court of Federal Claims, and the Supreme Court of the United States. 

  • Member, National Employment Lawyers Association (NELA)

  • Member, Metropolitan Washington Employment Lawyers Association (MWELA)

  • Member, Washington Council of Lawyers (the public interest bar association for the District of Columbia)

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