Awards

  • Av Preeminent

Nationwide Federal Employment Attorney

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

John P. Mahoney, Esq., Attorney 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, need an MSPB attorney, 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 need to fight back against employment discrimination through an EEOC complaint or EEOC Case, whistleblower retaliation, an MSPB appeal, 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.

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Recent Posts
  • Favoritism and Cronyism in the Workplace
    Favoritism and Cronyism in the Workplace
    Posted by John P. Mahoney, Esq., Attorney at Law

    Federal Employment and Playing Favorites Favoritism and cronyism are two unfortunate aspects of federal employment that cannot be denied. The saying ...

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  • Defending Federal Employees from Disciplinary Action
    Defending Federal Employees from Disciplinary Action
    Posted by John Mahoney

    Disciplinary action is meant to keep workplaces safe; unfortunately, some employers use disciplinary actions to get rid of people they label as ...

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  • Federal Employees & Your Right to Privacy
    Federal Employees & Your Right to Privacy
    Posted by John P. Mahoney, Esq., Attorney at Law

    Was Your Privacy Violated While at Work? As a federal or state employee, your privacy is just as important as with any other career and is protected ...

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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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