Keith Waldman

Keith Waldman

Partner & Shareholder
Mount Laurel, New Jersey

Keith Waldman is a shareholder in Selikoff & Cohen. He was admitted to the New Jersey and Pennsylvania Bars in 1989. He received his Bachelor of Arts in 1985 from the University of Virginia, studied at the University of Valencia, Spain from 1983 to 1984, and received his Juris Doctor Degree in 1988 from Rutgers University. Keith was the Business Editor of the Rutgers Law Journal from 1987-1988. He is a member of the New Jersey State Bar Association (NJSBA), where from 2005-2007, he served on the Legislative Committee, and from 2005-present has served on the Employment Law Section Executive Committee (Labor). Keith is currently a member of the MSRA Nominating Committee and served as Secretary of the Labor and Employment Law Section from 2013 to 2015; Treasurer of the Section for the 2015-2017 term and 2nd Vice Chair for the 2017-2019 term. For the 2019-2020 term he is the 1st Vice Chair. Keith is also a member of the American Bar Association and served as Editor-in-Chief of the NJSBA Labor and Employment Law Quarterly from 2005-2007.

Keith is co-author of chapter 19 of Employment Litigation in New Jersey (LexisNexis 2006). Keith is listed in Super Lawyers®*, and Best Lawyers in America ®*. Representative cases include In the matter of Robbinsville Bd of Ed v Washington Twp Ed Assoc, 227 N.J. 192 (2016) Camden Ed Ass'n. v Camden BOE, 32 NJPER 136 (2006); Hillsborough Ed. Ass'n. v. Hillsborough BOE, 32 NJPER 97 (2006); Lumberton Ed. Ass'n. v. Lumberton BOE., 28 NJPER 427 (App. Div. 2002).

Watch Keith argue a case before the New Jersey Supreme Court

Areas of Practice

  • Labor and Employment
  • Sexual harassment
  • Wage and hour claims
  • Wrongful termination
  • Union contract negotiation
  • Workplace discrimination

Litigation Percentage

  • 75% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • New Jersey, 1989
  • Pennsylvania, 1989
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 3rd Circuit, 1989
  • U.S. District Court District of New Jersey, 1989


  • Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey School of Law - Camden, Camden, New Jersey
    • J.D. - 1988
    • Law Journal: Rutgers Law Journal , Business Editor, 1987 - 1988
  • University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Virginia
    • B.A. - 1985
  • University of Valencia, Spain - 1984

Published Works

  • NJSBA Labor and Employment Law Quarterly, Editor-in-Chief, 2007
  • Chapter 19 of Employment Litigation in New Jersey, (co-author), LexisNexis, 2006

Honors and Awards

  • Rutgers Law Journal, Business Editor, 1987 - 1988

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • New Jersey State Bar Association (NJSBA), Member
  • American Bar Association, Member
  • New Jersey State Bar Association (NJSBA), Legislative Committee, 2005 - 2007
  • New Jersey State Bar Association (NJSBA), Labor and Employment Law Section Executive Committee, 2005 - Present
  • New Jersey State Bar Association, Secretary of the Labor and Employment Law Section, 2013 - 2015