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Nationwide Federal Employment Attorneys

Serving Washington, D.C., the Nation and Around the World

John P. Mahoney, Esq., Attorneys at Law, is a top-rated Washington, D.C.-based federal employee lawyer, former federal government executive, and administrative judge, devoting his entire legal practice to representing federal employees, unions, employee associations, contractors, and agencies in federal employment law cases. He has garnered the top rating of AV Preeminent® from Martindale-Hubbell® due to his recognized ethics and legal talent, and he has been named in The Wall Street Journal as a “Top Rated Labor & Employment Lawyer.”

John Mahoney stands ready to protect and defend your rights and your career. Whether you are under investigation, facing allegations of misconduct, or need to litigate a union grievance or appeal a security clearance case, we offer the experienced legal counsel and advocacy you need.

If you are a federal employee who needs legal representation to fight back against employment discrimination through an EEOC complaint or EEOC Case, whistleblower retaliation, reversing an MSPB decision, or other prohibited personnel practice (PPP) through an OSC complaint, we would be honored to represent you and assert your rights. Get help from a federal employment lawyer who cares.

Recognized Leader In The Field

Published Case Victories & Publications

John Mahoney, who is a former federal Administrative Judge, is regularly highlighted in the news and often writes and presents on matters of federal employment law. He is recognized as a leader in the field due to his impressive track record, which includes everything from recovering hundreds of thousands of dollars in compensation from the EEOC for clients in discrimination and retaliation cases to effecting changes in federal employment law and reversing MSPB decisions. For federal employee legal representation, contact us today (202) 759-7780.

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“Thank you for your public service to our nation and the American people as a federal employee. I’m sorry you’re experiencing employment difficulties with the federal government. Don’t worry any more though, because I’m a federal employee lawyer who has effectively represented thousands of federal employees, like you, in federal employment and security clearance law matters.”

- John Mahoney

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