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Army employee obtained Top Secret clearance
The Army granted our client a Top Secret clearance after we responded to charges of personal conduct and IT misuse.
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OPM issued positive suitability decision
OPM found our client suitable for federal employment after we responded to charges of misconduct and dishonesty.
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Smithsonian rescinded proposed removal
The Smithsonian rescinded a proposed removal after we responded to the charge of medical inability.
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OPM reversed denial of disability retirement
OPM reversed its initial decision and granted disability retirement benefits after we filed a request for reconsideration.
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Habash v. Department of Education
An MSPB administrative judge ruled in our client's favor in a whistleblower retaliation case.
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DoD reinstated security clearance after hearing
The Department of Defense reinstated our client's clearance after a hearing on charges of security violations and personal conduct.
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EEOC reinstated sexual harassment claims
The Office of Federal Appeals granted our appeal and ordered Veterans Affairs to reinstate our clients' sexual harassment claims.
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Gouse v. District of Columbia
We obtained a significant settlement in a non-selection and wrongful termination case against DC Department of Behavioral Health.
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DoD reinstated clearance after DOHA hearing
DOHA reinstated security clearance, despite charges of criminal conduct and security violations
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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Army & Air Force Exchange rescinded reprimand
The Hearing Examiner rescinded the letter of reprimand that the Army & Air Force Exchange Service issued to our client.
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Nashnoush v. Guidance Residential
Defeated summary judgement in FMLA discrimination case in EDVA
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DC court issued TRO against client’s harasser
The D.C. Superior Court granted our request for a temporary restraining order (TRO) against our client's harasser.
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State Department found client suitable
State Department rescinded proposed negative suitability action for charges of prior drug use
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DHS reinstated security clearance
DHS reinstated security clearance, despite charges of unauthorized use of government equipment and IT misuse
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DHS rescinded proposed removal
DHS rescinded proposed removal based on alleged misconduct
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U.S. Marshals Service
Rescission of proposed suspension
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Al-Saffy v. USDA
USDA paid $382,500 to settle our client's discrimination and retaliation claims.
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Employer ordered to pay arbitration costs
AAA required employer to pay all arbitration costs
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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 suspension reversed after hearing
The hearing officer reversed the Delaware Air National Guard's decision to suspend our client.
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VA reduced proposed removal
Veterans Affairs reduced a proposed removal to a 7-day suspension for charges of time-and-attendance-related misconduct.
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FDA reduced proposed removal
FDA reduced proposed removal to suspension for conduct unbecoming
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DoJ rescinded proposed removal, transferred employee
DoJ rescinded proposed removal for failure to perform and transferred employee to another position
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USDA paid to settle EEO discrimination & retaliation case
Settlement in EEO discrimination and retaliation case where USDA did not select client for six positions
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ATF reduced proposed removal for DUIs
ATF reduced a proposed removal to a suspension after we responded to charges relating to DUIs.
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Commerce paid to settle MSPB appeal
Department of Commerce agreed to substantial settlement in MSPB appeal of employee's removal
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DoD rescinded written reprimand
A hearing officer rescinded a written reprimand for unprofessional comments after we filed a grievance.
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Navy rescinded proposed removal for performance
The Navy rescinded a proposed removal after we responded to allegations of unacceptable performance during a PIP.
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DoD paid $80,000 in EEO discrimination settlement
DoD paid $80,000 and rescinded notice of proposed suspension to settle discrimination case
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Virginia granted unemployment benefits
Virginia Unemployment Commission reversed initial decision and granted unemployment benefits
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DoD reduced proposed suspension for lewd comments
The DoD reduced a proposed suspension after we responded to charges of conduct unbecoming.
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FAA rescinded suspension after grievance
The FAA rescinded a suspension for charges of conduct unbecoming after we filed a grievance.
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USCG reduced proposed demotion and suspension
The Coast Guard reduced a proposed demotion and suspension to a letter of reprimand after we responded to the charges.
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VA reduced proposed demotion
VA reduced a proposed demotion to a written reprimand after we responded to charges of conduct unbecoming.
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DoD reduced proposed suspension
The DoD reduced a proposed suspension after we responded to charges of failure to follow procedures and lack of candor.
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Library of Congress reduced proposed demotion
The Library of Congress reduced a proposed demotion to a reprimand after we responded to charges of misconduct.
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VA rescinded proposed removal, reinstated clinical privileges
The VA rescinded a proposed removal after we responded to charges of poor performance and failure to complete licensing requirements.
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DCMA reduced reprimand
The DCMA reduced a proposed reprimand to a verbal counseling after we responded to a charge of conduct unbecoming.
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U.S. Marshals rescinded proposed suspension
The U.S. Marshals Service rescinded a proposed suspension for charges of using profanity and slur.
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VA reduced proposed removal to suspension
VA reduced proposed removal to 14-day suspension for various charges of misconduct
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DIA rescinded proposed suspension
US Defense Intelligence Agency rescinded proposed suspension for charge of conduct unbecoming
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VA rescinded proposed removal for AWOL
VA rescinded proposed removal based on charges of failure to follow procedures, absence without leave, and delaying patient care
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TSA rescinded proposed suspension
TSA rescinded proposed suspension for charges of failure to follow procedures and failure to exercise due diligence
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BoP reduced proposed demotion
Bureau of Prisons reduced proposed demotion for charges of failure to follow policy, unprofessional conduct, and AWOL
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Treasury rescinded proposed removal
Treasury rescinded proposed removal where client presented evidence of discrimination and retaliation
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DEA reduced proposed removal
U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration reduced a proposed removal to a 14-day suspension for charges of false statements and conduct unbecoming.
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VA rescinded proposed removal
Veterans Affairs rescinded proposed removal based on misconduct by client's subordinate
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OPM rescinded proposed removal, granted transfer
Office of Personnel Management rescinded proposed removal and offered transfer as reasonable accommodation
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VA rescinded proposed removal and revocation of privileges
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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DIA reinstated access to classified information
U.S. Defense Intelligence Agency reinstated access to classified information and returned employee 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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OPR Appellate Board reversed TSA removal
OPR Appellate Board reversed removal of TSA employee and awarded back pay
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Peace Corps rescinded proposed removal, reversed suitability determination
Peace Corps rescinded proposed removal based on adverse suitability determination and reversed the suitability finding
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DHHS rescinded proposed removal
U.S. Department of Health & Human Services rescinded proposed removal for failure to maintain a full-time schedule and medical inability
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DOT reduced proposed suspension
Department of Transportation reduced proposed suspension to admonishment for careless work performance and improper conduct
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VA offered new position in lieu of removal
Veterans Affairs offered employee new position after issuing proposed removal
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DoD rescinded removal, offered new job
U.S. Department of Defense rescinded proposed removal and offered position at same grade and pay
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DoD rescinded proposed removal
U.S. Department of Defense rescinded proposed removal for misconduct caused by agency's failure to provide reasonable accommodations
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U.S. National Guard
Negotiation of settlement agreement
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NIH rescinded proposed removal for medical inability
Rescission of proposed removal
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DoD rescinded proposed removal based on Douglas factors
Rescission of proposed removal
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DHS reinstated access to classified information
U.S. Department of Homeland Security reversed indefinite suspension and reinstated security clearance
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DLA reduced proposed removal
Defense Logistics Agency reduced a proposed removal to 14-day suspension for charge of threatening supervisor
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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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DC OEA reinstated appeal
DC Office of Employee Appeals reinstated appeal of client's removal from employment
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Jackson v. D.C. Department of Health
Office of Employee Appeals reversal of Administrative Judge finding
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MSPB reversed removal of Army employee
MSPB reversed removal, ordered Army to reinstate employee with backpay 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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DoD reversed indefinite suspension, paid damages
DoD reversed indefinite suspension and paid damages after violating employee's due process rights
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Zygmunt v. U.S. Department of the Navy
Successful MSPB appeal in retaliation case
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Energy paid to settle retaliation claims in MSPB appeal
Department of Interior paid substantial damages to settle where employee alleged retaliatory reassignment and relocation
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Smithsonian converted removal, paid damages
Smithsonian converted removal to resignation and made payment to settle MSPB appeal
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VA reversed removal, paid back pay and fees
VA reversed removal and paid back pay, lost benefits, and attorney's fees after employee alleged EEO retaliation
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Interior rescinded demotion, paid damages
Department of the Interior reversed demotion and provided back pay
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Energy granted access to classified information
Department of Energy Office of Departmental Personnel Security reversed on appeal and granted employee access to classified information
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Navy rescinded proposed removal based on PIP
Navy rescinded proposed removal, found that employee successfully completed PIP
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USCIS restored security clearance
Reinstatement of security clearance and access to classified information
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Treasury restored access to classified information
Treasury reversed its denial of our client's eligibility to access 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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Navy paid to settle EEO discrimination & retaliation case
Navy paid significant damages to settle EEO retaliation case after firing our client
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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 reinstated a retaliation 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 & Urban Development
An EEOC judge reinstated our client to his job and awarded damages for disability discrimination.
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