allegation seriously and proactively prepare for your response and to participate in a performance improvement period (PIP). A proposed demotion or removal for unacceptable performance can have a devastating effect on your career and potentially harm your employability. At John P. Mahoney, Esq., Attorney at Law, we understand the need for strategic and creative planning in order to protect our clients' interests. Have our dedicated legal team guide you through the phases and work towards a favorable solution.
A performance action can often result in:
If you have recently received a poor performance rating, talk to an attorney who cares about your case. Contact John P. Mahoney, Esq., Attorney at Law, and let's discuss how to move forward with your issue. Attorney Mahoney has published a book chapter on responding to performance cases. We can review whether you have been unfairly targeted and identify ways to respond to a PIP in an effort to avoid an adverse action.
Our federal employment lawyers based in Washington, D.C. bring decades of experience defending federal employees against performance actions and other allegations that can jeopardize their careers. We have been effective at negotiating with federal agencies and getting these proposals reduced or reversed altogether. We do everything we can to advocate for our clients and protect their interests.
Contact our office at (877) 771-2231 to schedule your initial consultation.
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