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At times you were like a big brother who helped see through the lies of my employer.

“Thank you for your sound legal advice. At times you were like a big brother who helped see through the lies of my employer.”

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  • I feel very fortunate that Attorney Corinna Ferrini took my case.

    “When I think back to my consult call with Attorney Mahoney, I explained what type of lawyer I was looking for to represent me. He provided me with one that was much better than I could have ever expected. I feel very fortunate that Attorney Corinna Ferrini took my case. I would not change anything!”

    Raymond Lowe

  • Knowing that someone cares and is willing to fight for your rights reduces a lot of stress.

    “Mr. Mahoney was absolutely great and knowledgeable about my problems and concerns in my consultation. I look forward to being represented by him and Mr. Mierau going forward. Knowing that someone cares and is willing to fight for your rights reduces a lot of stress.”

    Taggart V.

  • He was very attentive to all the details of the process!

    “Attorney John Mahoney represented me in an EEOC case against a charge levied against me with a proposed dismissal from a federal government position, which I held for over two decades. Mine was a protracted process, lasting several years. Mr. Mahoney was always available to assist me in preparations for and during many hearings and depositions. He offered professional advice and guidance, directing me every step of the way towards finally winning the case. He was very attentive to all the details of the process, i.e., the deadlines for submitting various documents, proofreading my written statements and rehearsing my oral testimonies. I always felt very comfortable asking him questions in laymen terms and found him very responsive. When he left his previously held position at another prestigious DC law firm and started his current law firm, I transferred my case to him because I knew that he would continue to represent me facilitating a successful conclusion to my case. My family and I found him most personable, polite and very professional. I do recommend him highly, without any reservations.”

    Client In EEOC Case No. 531-2011-00095X

  • You are a true advocate for all the victims of such practices and you stand as the "best between two equals"

    “I carefully listened to your recent Federal News Radio interview. You have professionally highlighted the significant atrocities inflicted upon the federal employees, specifically whistleblowers, unionists, outspoken, and those who stand for the common good. You are a true advocate for all the victims of such practices and you stand as the "best between two equals". Thanks again. Nothing at last is sacred, but the integrity of your own mind" ~ Emerson”

    Client "EK," 1 DOD Employee

  • My initial consultation with attorney Mahoney's Firm was professional and understanding and realistic of the possible outcome.

    “My initial consultation with attorney Mahoney's Firm was professional and understanding and realistic of the possible outcome.”

    Maria

  • I feel a great weight has been lifted from my shoulders

    “I had a consultation with Mr. Mahoney just yesterday. He is already on the case. He was very knowledgeable and knew exactly what I was talking about regarding my situation in federal employment. I feel a great weight has been lifted from my shoulders. I'm confident I will get the best outcome now that this law firm is on my side. Thank you!”

    Maggie Q.

  • I would not hesitate to refer you or your firm to any persons in need of help.

    “I just want to thank you and your team for the amazing work that you guys have done on my behalf! I would not hesitate to refer you or your firm to any persons in need of help. My family and I thank you VERY MUCH for the professional service that you have provided!!!!”

    Bill

  • Knew I had the right person representing me!

    “A federal agency tried to undo my selection for a position and delay the entry on duty date they had previously given me. This was my first federal job and I had no idea what to do. After several weeks of delays, I contacted Mr. Mahoney. I am so glad that I did! Mr. Mahoney guided me to take action that resulted in a resolution within a week. His experience and knowledge make him the man I always want in my corner if ever again I have to go up against a federal agency.”

    Richard G.

  • John took my case and advised me of my best possible choices and outcomes

    “After years of continuous discrimination and exhausting my Agency chain of command, I turned to Attorney John Mahoney for his expertise. John took my case and advised me of my best possible choices and outcomes. We resolved my case with a settlement that I am very satisfied with and believe I never would have been able to obtain without John's legal acumen and knowledge of the inner workings of my Agency. John really cares about his clients and getting the best possible resolution.”

    Client BB1

  • The consultation with Mr. Mahoney was absolutely top-notch.

    “The consultation with Mr. Mahoney was absolutely top-notch. Professional, courteous, and overall perfect. He is very caring in workplace and employment issues and I completely recommend his expertise, as he was straightforward with the legal knowledge.”

    ShelOre

  • At times you were like a big brother who helped see through the lies of my employer.

    “Thank you for your sound legal advice. At times you were like a big brother who helped see through the lies of my employer.”

    Former Client

  • Letha gets results!

    “Letha was proactive and always available in a timely manner. She helped me deal with an ugly situation and explained everything she was doing along the way. I am grateful for her dedication and appreciative of her compassion. Thank you.”

    Julie

  • Experienced and trusted

    “Great team of attorneys not limited to DC here. I trust that they will get justice no matter what. Experienced and trusted.”

    Jerrica B.

  • He focuses on giving good service and using his legal knowledge to benefit his clients.

    “Mr. Mahoney is THE MOST HONEST LAWYER in the whole DMV! Mr. Mahoney is about SERVICE and takes pride in his work and is ALWAYS HONEST - he is NOT about the money but focuses on giving GOOD SERVICE and using his legal knowledge to benefit his clients - I went to many attorneys. but he was the only honest attorney that gave me a good legal strategy to win.”

    Former Client

  • Time is money, and he definitely does not waste time.

    “Mr. Mahoney is very knowledgeable regarding federal law. He is very precise and to the point. Time is money, and he definitely does not waste time.”

    Tiffany A.

  • Firm Partner Melissa Lolotai exemplifies the term 'Counsel' in the highest and noblest sense of the word.

    “I've never had any trouble in my federal service until I transferred to an organization with mediocre leadership and arbitrary performance standards. I was rather shocked to receive a Notice of Proposed Removal via mail when I was hospitalized for a medical condition incurred during military service. I knew I needed an attorney with experience in federal employment law due to the complexity and differences between the private sector and government employment. I had searched for representation and tried to tell my side of the story to other law firms only to be met with indifference and told I needed to pay an $8000 retainer to have them even consider taking my case. I was very fortunate to find Mr. Mahoney's firm. I was given a free consultation from Mr. Mahoney himself (rather than an office manager) and he took the time to listen and consider the merits of my case. Like many federal employees, I'm not wealthy and was relieved to hear that the firm's initial retainer fee was around $3000, which was less than half of what other firms wanted and gave me the comfort to know I could at least be able to afford some representation. Mr. Mahoney's firm was able to prevent my Agency from illegally firing me, force the Agency to hold the supervisor accountable for their actions, and minimize their attempts to retaliate against me for exposing a supervisor's malfeasance. Firm Partner Melissa Lolotai exemplifies the term 'Counsel' in the highest and noblest sense of the word. Ms. Lolotai was able to expertly cut through my Agency's falsifications and gross inconsistencies and explain the legalities of every aspect and phase of my case. I was able to take comfort in the fact that I had a highly experienced and sharp attorney to speak on my behalf so I could focus on trying to get healthy and not worrying about being subject to an illegal Notice of Proposed Removal and later was able to shield me from almost all of my Agency's brutal attempts to retaliate against me, to include a Proposed 30 Day Suspension for exposing Agency malfeasance. Ms. Lolotai's arguments were so strong that Agency's Attorney was in the words of the Agency, "unresponsive for requests for information" for well over 3 months and the GS-15 Deciding Official opting to retire and send the decision higher rather than issuing a decision. Ms. Lolotai was extremely caring and compassionate and helped me keep my sanity even as the Agency attempted to gaslight me for several months and retaliate. Ms. Lolotai was able to also keep my Agency's EEO office honest when I filed my EEO complaint and helped me expose my senior leadership's retaliatory animus and deceptions.”

    George

  • I highly recommend this law firm.

    “First, I appreciated the honesty of Mr. Michael Mierau. He guided and provided detailed information about the complaint process and advised what actions were warranted. I highly recommend this law firm.”

    Wilie

  • Ms.Young has been an absolute pleasure to work with!

    “Ms.Young has been an absolute pleasure to work with! She is poised, calm, razor-sharp and professional when advocating her client’s case to agency attorneys and judges. She has a remarkable grasp of EEO law and regulations and has called upon those amazing resources in providing legal advice and services on my case. She was able to execute the exact strategy discussed at our consultation and get a sanctions award in a very short period of time. Her commitment to securing the best possible outcome for her clients is fierce and unwavering and you couldn’t ask for a better representative to protect your EEO rights.”

    A.D.

  • Corrie has never shied away from the challenges presented by the complexities of my case, has always believed in my position, and is responsive to my questions.

    “Attorney Corrie Ferrini is a fierce advocate for whistleblowers and a protector of federal employees. She has shown me great support and advocated on my behalf all the way to the Supreme Court of the United States (Dept. of Homeland Security v. MacLean — 135 U.S. 913 (2015)), where I ultimately prevailed in my case against the TSA. Corrie has never shied away from the challenges presented by the complexities of my case, has always believed in my position, and is responsive to my questions. I enthusiastically recommend her to any federal employee involved in a whistleblower retaliation case.”

    R.M.

  • Your professionalism, in-depth knowledge of the law, caring, and passion for the law and your drive for helping your client far exceeded my expectations

    “I want to take time out and thank Firm Partner, Letha A. Miller, Esq, and John P. Mahoney, Esq., Attorney at Law for representing me at my agency. Your professionalism, in-depth knowledge of the law, caring, and passion for the law and your drive for helping your client far exceeded my expectations. I did not have any idea who I could contact when my trouble began, but I am so happy and glad that God led me to you and John P. Mahoney, Esq., Attorney at Law. Firm Partner, Letha A. Miller, Esq, I appreciate how you listened to my concerns and proceeded to find out all the facts in my case. You turned over every leaf! You were very thorough and asked all the right questions in order to reveal the truth and facts of my situation. You carefully and thoughtfully presented my concerns in a professional and well-written document and represented me in the best way possible at my agency! You are an outstanding attorney, as well as a great person to work with!!!! Thank you for all your help in my case. It was very important to me to continue working at my agency and I know that God led me to the best attorney and firm to help me!”

    Federal Employee

  • May you continue to be blessed in your efforts to fight for the rights of Federal employees and bring about change to our Federal system.

    Happy Anniversary!!! May you continue to be blessed in your efforts to fight for the rights of Federal employees and bring about change to our Federal system.

    Joy W.

  • If 5+ stars were an option, John Mahoney and his phenomenal team have earned it!

    “If 5+ stars were an option, John Mahoney and his phenomenal team have earned it! CALL NO ONE ELSE if you are a federal employee in need of legal assistance. The attorneys here take a personal interest in you and your case; they work incredibly hard on your behalf making you realize you’re in it together. Mr. John Mahoney and Ms. Corinna Ferrini always return calls personally and promptly. Ms. Corrina (Corrie) Ferrini represents me and she has been absolutely outstanding. Her experience, knowledge, extremely high quality of work, and the fact she ensures I understand the legal process and requirements as each phase progresses, I know I’m receiving the best representation possible. One is in the best legal hands at this firm!"”

    Eurika J.

  • Thank you!

    “Thank you for being patient with me, your sound advice helped me stay focused and non-emotional during my difficult times with my employer who based his actions on false allegations, which I was able to prove them wrong with your sound legal advice.”

    Ahmad Ghuneim

  • Mr. Mahoney was extremely knowledgeable, professional, and responsive in handling my case.

    “Mr. Mahoney was extremely knowledgeable, professional, and responsive in handling my case. When going up against the federal government, you want someone who knows what they are doing and an attorney you can trust! Mr. Mahoney is that attorney. What would typically take a minimum of two to three years to find resolution, took less than a year! Thank you for dedication and honest input throughout the entire process.”

    Client "D3" 1

  • I truly believe this is the firm for Federal Employees going through whatever!

    Congratulations and I just believe in you as I go through the process. So wonderful, professional, and caring. What more can somebody ask? Nothing. I truly believe this is the firm for Federal Employees going through whatever! Thank you, all of you! 

    Kathleen T.

  • Without John on my side, I believe the result could have been much different.

    “When my agency placed me on indefinite administrative leave after 29 years of service, my first reaction, after the initial shock, was to find a lawyer who knew federal employee law. Later, when they proposed to fire me, John Mahoney’s knowledge and experience with federal agencies was invaluable in successfully resolving my case. I was able to get a very favorable settlement and avoid a protracted, expensive legal battle. With John’s calm guidance, I provided a strong response, including an IG complaint for whistleblower retaliation. After two years on administrative leave, I returned to work with a clean personnel record, fully successful evaluations, and my legal bills paid by the agency. I could not have asked for a better settlement. Without John on my side, I believe the result could have been much different.”

    Federal Employee

  • Competent Attorney

    “Mr. Mahoney and his team were very instrumental in resolving my agency’s proposed removal action. Once I engaged his services, the team actively worked on my case and kept me abreast of all developments. His knowledge of federal employment law and employee rights led to the successful outcome of my case . I highly recommend John Mahoney .”

    Clint

  • Mr. Mierau stood up for me in a way I could not.

    “As an employee of a Federal Government agency, for a number of years I experienced disparate treatment, discrimination and a hostile work environment. Although I worked my tail off and tried on my own to resolve issues, nothing went my way. I finally sought legal counsel and was very impressed with the initial consultation with Mr. Mahoney and Mr. Michael Mierau, Esq., Partner, who handled my case. His resume is impressive as is all the others in the firm. Mr. Mierau did an outstanding job for me from the advice he gave to his attentiveness in responding to my calls or emails. He was always great to work with and realistic of what to expect. His representation of the facts in the case and negotiation with the Agency on my behalf was very successful. Mr. Mierau stood up for me in a way I could not. I was very proud to have Mr. Mierau representing me.”

    Former Client

  • Patient and understanding is how I would describe Attorney John Patrick Mahoney

    “Patient and understanding is how I would describe Attorney John Patrick Mahoney. This occurred from the very beginning with our initial consultation and continued throughout our conversations regarding my legal matter. With my many questions and concerns over multiple days I at times felt I was being rather annoying, however, there was no question he left unanswered and all of my concerns were addressed.”

    Darryl T.

  • I am very satisfied with all his help and highly recommend him to all who want or need legal help.

    “John P. Mahoney was called upon in my appeal after I had struggled with counsel from another law firm who knew very little about federal employment law. John P. Mahoney gave me exact advice through his excellent knowledge of federal law. He is timely and precise in his advice. I am very satisfied with all his help and highly recommend him to all who want or need legal help.”

    Dan T.

  • Excellent EEO Representation

    “I would like to thank Attorney Lisa Windsor for her excellent representation during my disability discrimination case. After being subjected to disability discrimination and a hostile work environment for 2 years, I contacted a local attorney who would not take my case because they believed that EEO cases are too difficult to win. I then contacted Attorney John Mahoney and Attorney Windsor took on my case and secured an excellent settlement for me through mediation. The end result was better than anything I was expecting, and I am very grateful for Attorney Windsor’s professional, knowledgeable, and timely representation.”

    DoD Employee

  • Best money I ever spent!

    “The BEST decision I ever made was to contact the The Law Firm of John P. Mahoney, Esq. I had navigated through the EEOC process without legal representation up until the Formal complaint process. Days before my hearing with the Administrative Judge, I realized that I was in way over my head and may need legal representation. I contacted numerous law firms, all proclaiming to be experts in handling EEOC cases, but none of them would allow me to even speak to an attorney without first signing a contract. I reached out to The Law Firm of John P. Mahoney and spoke at length with Attorney John Mahoney. After hearing the facts of my EEOC case, he explained the legal process in excellent detail, and in terms that were easy for any lay person to understand. He outlined the legal fees and provided realistic expectations for the outcome going forward, with and without, legal representation. I immediately hired the firm and Attorney Michael Mierau was assigned to my case. Mr. Mierau successfully postponed the formal hearing date and opened settlement negotiations with my Agency. As I suspected, Agency leadership were arrogant and had dug their heels in deep with complete disregard for any settlement negotiations. Mr. Mierau took them on, armed with his expert knowledge of the law and superb negotiation skills. Long story short, Mr. Mierau successfully negotiated from the Agency’s initial offer and quadrupled it. Finally, two weeks after my final settlement agreement with the Agency was approved by the Administrative Judge, the full settlement amount was deposited into my checking account. I would highly recommend the Law Firm of John P. Mahoney and Attorney Michael Mierau. My only regret is that I did not hire them earlier in the EEOC process. The best money I have ever spent!”

    Linda Kentch

  • Dedicated and knowledgeable

    “I want to thank my Mahoney Firm lawyer, Melissa Lolotai, Esq., for saving my job . She was very good at allowing me to do some of the leg work which helped me financially. She was also good at focusing on my case while I was emotionally challenged. Her writing and legal skills at putting everything together left me in awe. Additionally, to leave me at a further disadvantage my employer purposely chose the two Christmas weeks to start the count down clock ticking. A time when most people are on vacation. But your firm took it on and met the deadline. I have always taken pride to be a good employee and hard work. This entire ordeal has forever changed my life. I am still detailed and not placed into a full time position so I am still living the repercussions of their false accusations. However, it was nice to finally breath knowing I had a pay check ahead of me. For the past year I have lived every day in fear. Not knowing what their claims would be and when I was going to encounter their wrath was unnerving on a daily basis. I was an emotional wreck for the past year and still struggle daily with this unwarranted experience. However, I have to remind myself that it could have turned out worse if it wasn’t for your firms help. I will gladly recommend your firm.”

    Former Client

  • His guidance along with his arguments helped me to win my security clearance back.

    I did not initially have the funds to afford a lawyer when my security clearance was revoked. After a few weeks, I was able to scrape up enough money to hire Attorney Mahoney's services. The downside is, by the time I was able to get an attorney there was only 3 weeks left before my case had to be submitted. Attorney Mierau, who worked my case, gave me the guidance I needed to get the documentation that would assist my case. His guidance along with his arguments helped me to win my security clearance back. They say these things are made for the average person to understand, but they're not. They are very complicated and difficult to understand what is important and what is not important when it comes to the case. Thankfully, Attorney Mierau made it very clear what needed to be done. And because of that, I get to keep my job.

    Former Client

  • A “Super Star and Winner” all in one package.

    “Mr. Mahoney, as a victim, when dealing with Equal Employment Opportunity Issues, it can be an emotional rollercoaster. The lawyer that a victim selects is very important. I have hired numerous lawyers in my lifetime for various things. Experience has taught me that a lawyer who takes out the time to “truly listen to a client” is a lawyer who will always tell their client the truth, as well as a lawyer who is always strategizing on the behalf of the client in good faith. A lawyer who is honest and a strategizer is a “WINNER”. I have hired some winners in my lifetime, but a “Super Star and Winner” all in one package. I have never had a lawyer like that until I met RACHELLE YOUNG. I remember the trial day like it was yesterday. I was very nervous, and Mrs. Young assured me that everything would be ok. She said don’t worry I got this! When my trial was over, and before a verdict was rendered; I knew that other lawyers didn’t have anything on Rachelle Young! I knew with 100% certainty that Mrs. Young had won my case. She won my claim for racial discrimination. She won my claim for sexual discrimination. She won my claim for violation of the Equal Pay Act. She won me six figures! Am I ecstatic “yes indeed”!!! I would recommend Rachelle Young to any EEO victim who is looking to win, and anyone who is looking for a Lawyer who is a “Super Star in the courtroom, and a Winning advocate for EEO victims!”

    Sheila

  • They have responded rapidly to any and all of my questions and concerns.

    “I have recently retained The Law Firm of John P. Mahoney, Esq., Attorney at Law. They have been extremely attentive and understanding. They have responded rapidly to any and all of my questions and concerns. I recommend them to anyone facing ethics violations against you.”

    B.C.

  • The firm knows how to walk you through everything and take the time to make sure everything is accurate

    “The best law firm for Federal employees. They are incredible and knowledgeable. My attorney, Rachelle Young, won my case and was supportive along the way. The firm knows how to walk you through everything and take the time to make sure everything is accurate. I'm eternally grateful to Ms. Young and Mr. Mahoney.”

    Sara H.

  • Exceptional Litigator and Professional

    “I fully recommend Lisa Windsor for the exceptionally hard work she puts into a case. Lisa was relentless in pursuing every possible legal and administrative measure from Medical Boards to the BCMR. Her experience as a civilian attorney and former JAG makes her an ideal fit for those looking to correct a Federal error to their records. She worked hard to build a case, and in the process restored my permanent retirement as well as dignity and respect as a person, professional, and Veteran. Lisa exceeded all of my expectations and offered not only legal representation that resulted in a highly favorable outcome, but the support and help I needed personally and professionally.”

    A.M.