December 2018 (Illinois)


Client, law enforcement officer with the Department of Veteran’s Affairs, receives a notice of proposed removal regarding allegations of serious misconduct. Pursuant to a written response and oral reply, the agency sustains the removal and client is removed from federal service.

An appeal to the MSPB is filed on client’s behalf challenging the removal. Pursuant to the litigation portion of the appeal, the agency rescinds the removal, a settlement is negotiated and client transfers to another federal agency.