(September 2016) Detroit, MI (MSPB)
In 2015, a Federal Air Marshal (FAM) with the Department of Homeland Security was proposed to be removed for alleged misconduct. Client through previous counsel, submitted a written response and conducting the oral reply with the deciding official. The agency affirmed the proposed removal and terminated the FAM. Client then retained this firm to appeal the removal to the MSPB (Chicago regional office) challenging the removal. A full trial hearing was conducted with the MSPB. The MSPB REVERSES the agency removal action and rules that no misconduct occurred. Client to return to duty.
Lazar Initial Decision 9-1-2016