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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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  • 8 Types of Discrimination and How to Spot Them
    8 Types of Discrimination and How to Spot Them
    Posted by Law Firm of John P. Mahoney, Esq., Attorneys at Law.

    Thousands of people face discrimination in the workplace every year. In 2019, there were 72,675 total charges filed with the Equal Employment ...

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  • How to Process a Federal Employee EEO Complaint
    How to Process a Federal Employee EEO Complaint
    Posted by John P. Mahoney, Esq., Attorney at Law

    Federal employees are protected by the law from discrimination because of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability and/or prior ...

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  • Whistleblower Retaliation And How It Affects Who Comes Forward
    Whistleblower Retaliation And How It Affects Who Comes Forward
    Posted by John P. Mahoney, Esq., Attorney at Law

    As a federal employee, you want to do the best possible job each day and help your agency make a difference in the lives of others. While this is ...

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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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