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Our Case Results

Applicant v. Department of Defense
Obtaining Top Secret Clearance on behalf of client after Statement of Reasons was issued
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Applicant v. Office of Personnel Management
Successful suitability determination after submission of comprehensive reply
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Smithsonian Institution
Rescission of proposed removal
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Applicant v. Office of Personnel Management
Successfully obtaining disability retirement benefits for our client on appeal
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Habash v. Department of Education
Whistleblower retaliation victory at MSPB leads to promotion for our client
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Defense Office of Hearings and Appeals
Reinstatement of security clearance following personal appearance hearing
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Department of Veterans Affairs
OFO victory reversing agency's dismissal of sexual harassment claims
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Gouse v. District of Columbia
Large monetary settlement in non-selection and wrongful termination case at DC's St. Elizabeth's Psychiatric Hospital
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Department of Defense
Reinstatement of security clearance after hearing before DOHA administrative judge
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Murray H v. Smithsonian Institution
OFO victory reversing dismissal of discrimination complaint and ordering investigation of claims
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Army & Air Force Exchange Service
Rescission of letter of reprimand
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Nashnoush v. Guidance Residential
Defeated summary judgement in FMLA discrimination case in EDVA
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D.C. Superior Court
Successful application for Temporary Restraining Order to prohibit third party from disparaging our client
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U.S. Department of State
An applicant for federal employment retained us to respond to a proposed negative suitability determination.
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U.S. Department of Homeland Security
Reinstatement of security clearance
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U.S. Department of Homeland Security
Rescission of proposed removal
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U.S. Marshals Service
Rescission of proposed suspension
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Al-Saffy v. U.S. Department of Agriculture
Successful appeal to U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit paves way for $382,500 settlement
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American Arbitration Association
AAA award requiring employer to pay costs of arbitration despite illegal contract language
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Louvenia v. U.S. Department of the Navy
EEOC award reversing agency decision dismissing our client's complaint and ordering reinstatement of claims
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Woodrow v. U.S. Securities & Exchange Commission
EEOC victory reversing agency decision and reinstating claims under the ADEA
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Britt S. v. U.S. Department of the Navy
EEOC victory reversing dismissal of our client's discrimination complaint
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Lott v. U.S. Department of the Navy, et al.
EEOC victory after a three-day hearing on retaliation claims
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Weller v. General Services Administration
MSPB award of reinstatement and 19 months' back pay
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Jane Doe v. D.C. Superior Court
Award of reinstatement and back pay in wrongful termination case
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Bonds v. U.S. Department of Labor
EEOC award of monetary damages in a non-selection race discrimination case
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Melton v. U.S. Department of Housing & Urban Development
EEOC award of reinstatement and back pay for Agency's disability discrimination
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Schiappa v. Office of the Architect of the Capitol
Office of Compliance award of monetary damages and reasonable accommodations
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Lowery v. Office of the Architect of the Capitol
Office of Compliance award of compensatory damages and attorney's fees in race discrimination case
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Smith v. U.S. Department of the Treasury
EEOC award of compensatory damages and attorney's fees in retaliation case
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Wiggins v. U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs
EEOC award of compensatory damages and attorney's fees in a retaliation case
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Delaware Air National Guard
Rescission of five-day suspension for alleged misconduct
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U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs
Mitigation of proposed removal to a 7-day suspension
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U.S. Food and Drug Administration
Mitigation of proposed removal to a 14-day suspension
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U.S. Department of Justice
Mitigation of proposed removal to a transfer to another position
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U.S. Department of Agriculture
Defeating summary judgment and obtaining settlement in a non-selection case
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U.S. Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives
Mitigation of proposed removal to a 22-day suspension
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U.S. Department of Commerce
Substantial settlement in MSPB appeal
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U.S. Department of Defense
Rescission of written reprimand
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U.S. Department of the Navy
MSPB award ordering reinstatement and damages
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U.S. Department of Defense
Rescission of proposed suspension and settlement of discrimination claims
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Virginia Unemployment Commission
Award of unemployment benefits at the Virginia Unemployment Commission
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U.S. Department of Defense
Mitigation of 14-day suspension to low level penalty
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U.S. Department of Transportation
Mitigation of proposed 20-day suspension to a low-level suspension
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U.S. Coast Guard
Mitigation of proposed demotion to a letter of reprimand
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U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs
Mitigation of proposed demotion to written reprimand
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U.S. Department of Defense
Mitigation of proposed 30-day suspension to a low-level suspension
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Library of Congress
Reducing a proposed demotion to official reprimand
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U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs
Rescission of proposed removal
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U.S. Defense Contract Management Agency
Mitigation of proposed reprimand to verbal warning
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U.S. Marshals Service
Rescission of proposed suspension
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U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs
Mitigation of proposed removal to 14-day suspension
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U.S. Defense Intelligence Agency
Rescission of proposed suspension
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U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs
Rescission of proposed removal
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U.S. Transportation Security Administration
Rescission of proposed suspension
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U.S. Bureau of Prisons
Mitigation of proposed demotion to 10-day suspension
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U.S. Department of the Treasury
Rescission of proposed removal based on discrimination and false allegations
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U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration
Mitigation of proposed removal to a 14-day suspension
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U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs
Rescission of proposed removal
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U.S. Office of Personnel Management
Rescission of proposed removal and transfer as a reasonable accommodation
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U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs
Rescission of proposed removal and reassignment to new position
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U.S. Customs and Border Protection
Rescission of proposed removal and reinstatement to position of record
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U.S. Defense Intelligence Agency
Reinstatement of security clearance and reinstatement to position of record
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U.S. Department of Homeland Security
MSPB award reinstating our client's access to classified information
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U.S. Transportation Security Agency
FBI Appellate Board award ordering reinstatement and back pay
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Peace Corps
Reversal of adverse suitability determination and rescission of proposed discipline
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U.S. Department of Health & Human Services
Rescission of proposed removal
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U.S. Department of Transportation
Mitigation of proposed 14-day suspension to admonishment
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U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs
Rescission of proposed removal
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U.S. Department of Defense
Rescission of proposed removal and reassignment
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U.S. Department of Defense
Rescission of proposed removal
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U.S. National Guard
Negotiation of settlement agreement
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U.S. Department of Health & Human Services
Rescission of proposed removal
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U.S. Department of Defense
Rescission of proposed removal
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U.S. Department of Homeland Security
Successful challenge to proposed indefinite suspension and reinstatement of security clearance
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Defense Logistics Agency
Proposed removal mitigated to a 14-day suspension
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Ellison v. U.S. Department of Homeland Security
Significant monetary settlement in failure to accommodate case
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Riddick v. U.S. Department of Agriculture
Significant settlement in race discrimination and retaliation claim
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Ogwuegbu v. D.C. Department of Behavioral Health
Office of Employee Appeals award of reinstatement and damages
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D.C. Department of Corrections
OEA victory reinstating client's appeal
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Jackson v. D.C. Department of Health
Office of Employee Appeals reversal of Administrative Judge finding
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U.S. Department of the Army
MSPB award of reinstatement with back pay and benefits
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Wong v. U.S. Department of Agriculture
MSPB award of reinstatement and damages
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Williams v. U.S. Department of Defense
MSPB victory mitigating removal to a suspension and awarding attorney's fees
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U.S. Department of Defense
Rescission of indefinite suspension and award of damages
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Zygmunt v. U.S. Department of the Navy
Successful MSPB appeal in retaliation case
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U.S. Department of Interior
Large settlement based on retaliatory reassignment and relocation
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Smithsonian Institution
MPSB appeal for wrongful termination leads to settlement
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U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs
Reinstatement after MSPB appeal alleging retaliation
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U.S. Department of Interior
Reversal of demotion decision with award of back pay
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U.S. Department of Energy
Reinstatement of access to classified information
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U.S. Department of the Navy
Appeal finding successful PIP performance
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U.S. Citizenship & Immigration Services
Reinstatement of security clearance and access to classified information
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U.S. Department of the Treasury
Reversal of denial of access to classified information
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U.S. Department of State
Withdrawal of proposal to find client unsuitable due to previous drug use
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Davina W. v. U.S. Department of Justice
OFO order of reinstatement, back pay, compensatory damages, and attorney's fees in disability discrimination case
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Giselle W. v. U.S. Department of Justice
OFO award requiring Agency to increase performance rating
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U.S. Department of the Navy
Our client was fired due to retaliation over an EEO complaint against her supervisor.
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Emiko S. v. U.S. Department of Commerce
EEOC award reinstating complaint and ordering agency to conduct supplemental investigation
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Walker v. U.S. Department of the Army
OFO award of retroactive promotion and compensatory damages on behalf of five African American nurses
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Peck v. U.S. Department of Transportation
Successful Office of Federal Operations appeal
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Jane Doe v. U.S. Department of State
EEOC victory awarding reinstatement of our client's complaint that was dismissed by the agency
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Harris v. U.S. Department of the Army
EEOC victory finding associational disability discrimination
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Eby v. U.S. Department of Health & Human Services
Our client entered a settlement agreement that was not honored by her previous employer.
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Stiles v. Central Truck Center, Inc.
Jury verdict awarding unpaid commissions and attorney's fees
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Healthcare Strategies, Inc. v. The WellNet Healthcare Plan, Inc.
Denial of Preliminary Injunction for alleged misappropriation of trade secrets
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Robinson v. East Capitol View Community Development Corporation, Inc.
Jury victory finding breach of employment contract
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Concept & Strategies v. Lombard
Denial of Preliminary Injunction filed against our client for alleged breach of non-compete agreement
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Faraci v. CACI
Arbitration award confirmed by the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia
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Figueroa v. Savanar
$200,000 verdict in 3 day trial for sexual harassment claims
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Chadwick v. District of Columbia
$400,000 jury verdict for sexual harassment claim
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Lee-Thomas v. Prince George’s County Public Schools
Denial of Summary Judgment in disability discrimination and failure to accommodate case
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Grullon v. South Bronx Overall Economic Development Corporation
$125,804 jury verdict in a disability discrimination case
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Yousif v. Safeway
$422,500 jury verdict on behalf of Safeway employee for wrongful termination
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Johnson v. Reliable Mail Service, Inc.
$300,000 jury verdict on behalf of mail room employee fired one week into the job
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Fortune v. Joseph Smith & Sons, Inc.
Jury verdict awarding compensatory damages and attorney's fees
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Jackson v. Housing Authority of Baltimore County
State court award finding unlawful retaliation and awarding damages
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Taylor v. ARE, Inc.
Jury verdict finding violation of DC Human Rights Act and awarding compensatory damages and attorney's fees
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Petree v. Car-Life Enterprises, Inc.
State court award ordering payment of unpaid overtime wages
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McFarlane v. Gremillon
Jury verdict finding violation of Maryland Wage Payment Act
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Goldstein v. Washington Promotions & Printing, Inc.
Arbitration award ordering three times unpaid wages plus attorney's fees
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Brown v. Noyes Air Conditioning Contractors, Inc.
Jury award finding employer violated the public policy of Maryland and awarding damages to our client
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Powell v. Berrisford
Federal court victory following three-day trial
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Campbell v. District of Columbia
$555,000 jury verdict following a 4-day jury trial
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Melton v. U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development
EEOC hearing victory in disability discrimination case brought under the Rehabilitation Act.
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