Practice Areas


Services Provided to Federal Workers:

  • File discrimination and retaliation EEO complaints with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) based on race, sex, color, national origin, age, disability, and retaliation for engaging in prior EEO activity.

  • Litigate adverse personnel actions, suspensions, removals, reductions in grade, through the Merit Systems Protection Board (MSPB), Office of Personal Management (OPM), or the Office of Special Counsel (OSC).
  • We also respond to personnel actions (such as suspensions, demotions, denial of within-grade-increases, transfers, and terminations).
  • Shield whistleblowers against retaliation (OSC).
  • File labor-related charges and complaints (Federal Labor Relations Authority)(FLRA).
  • Resolve reduction in force issues.
  • Determine the optimal healthcare benefits and retirement plan for your situation (OPM).
  • Obtain disability retirement compensation (OPM).
  • Obtain worker compensation benefits at the Office of Workers Compensation Protection (OWCP).
  • Provide Office of Inspector General (OIG) responses.
  • Protect the jobs of reservists.
  • Defend your right to engage in political activity (Hatch Act).
  • Maintain your privacy rights (Privacy Act).
  • Litigate negligence and other actions against the federal government (Federal Torts Claim Act).
  • File and pursue internal agency grievances.
  • Aid postal workers.
  • Appeal the denial, revocation, or downgrade of security clearances.
  • Furnish advice to federal contractors.
  • Assist in employee investigations.
  • Obtain leave under the Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA).





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