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
  • What to Do: Wrongful Termination as a Federal Employee
    What to Do: Wrongful Termination as a Federal Employee
    Posted by John P. Mahoney, Esq., Attorney at Law

    Federal agency employers can fire federal employees for several reasons, but that doesn’t mean feds are simply out of luck. Thankfully, federal work ...

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  • Can My Employer Retaliate if I File a Whistleblower Claim?
    Can My Employer Retaliate if I File a Whistleblower Claim?
    Posted by John P. Mahoney, Esq., Attorney at Law

    It is illegal for an employer to fire you just because you try to enforce your legal rights. Federal law also prevents your employer from firing or ...

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  • Whistleblowing As a Federal Employee
    Whistleblowing As a Federal Employee
    Posted by John P. Mahoney, Esq., Attorney at Law

    Here is a critical question: who keeps our government accountable for its actions, especially when these actions are done in secret? Well, if you’re a ...

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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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