Representing federal employees against misconduct allegations leading to removal from federal service.
While federal employees face certain restrictions in the workplace, such as limits on political speech under the Hatch Act, they enjoy many of the same Constitutional and statutory protections as private sector employees. The difference is that private sector employees can freely use the civil court system to enforce their rights, but federal employees must first seek redress through the complex system of administrative hearings and appeals.
Client, an employee with the Department of Interior, receives proposal to revoke top-secret clearance. Client receives proposal for removal concerning security clearance issue. Client removed. Appeal filed with the MSPB challenging the removal and agency action. During theCase Results
Client, an employee with the Department of Veterans Affairs, receive notice of a proposed removal for alleged misconduct. Pursuant to a written response and oral reply with the agency deciding official, the agency removes appellant from federal service.Case Results
Client, an employee with the Department of Homeland Security, receives notice of proposed removal for alleged misconduct including false statements. A written response is prepared on client’s behalf and an oral reply is conducted with the deciding official.Case Results
Client, a Law enforcement agent with the Department of Defense becomes subject of a criminal investigation for alleged criminal misconduct. Client is placed on restricted duty. Pursuant to representation, client is cleared of any wrongdoing and returned toCase Results
Client, an employee with the Department of Homeland Security, faces allegation of criminal conduct. Client subjected to misconduct investigation by the agency. Pursuant to representation, client not charged with criminal conduct and receives no discipline.Case Results
Client, Chief of Police with the Dep’t of Veterans Affairs, receives a notice of proposed removal for alleged misconduct. Pursuant to a written response prepared on client’s behalf in addition to conducting an oral reply with the decidingCase Results
Client, a civilian employee with the Department of the Army, is removed from federal service for alleged misconduct. An appeal is filed with the MSPB. Pursuant to litigating the matter at the MSPB, the agency rescinds the removalCase Results
Client, a senior grade 15 manager is removed for alleged misconduct from the agency. An appeal is filed with the MSPB challenging Client’s removal from Federal service. During the MSPB hearing scheduled for five full days of testimony,Case Results
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