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Bernabei & Wachtel, PLLC, based in Washington, D.C. is nationally recognized for its expertise in the areas of:

  • Employment Law – The firm’s lawyers have successfully represented thousands of employees in both the private and public sectors. Read More…
  • Sexual Harassment Law – In the wake of recent U.S. Supreme Court decisions, counsel can play a critical role in helping employees understand not only their legal rights to work in harassment-free work environments, but also their duties and responsibilities to report sexual harassment before it becomes severe or pervasive. Read More…
  • Whistleblower Law – The Firm is nationally recognized for its successful representation of whistleblowers in government agencies, nuclear power plants, financial institutions, and other institutions. Read More...

Civil Rights & Civil Liberties Matters – Bernabei & Wachtel represents plaintiffs in civil rights and civil liberties matters. Read More…

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Lynne Bernabei
Lynne Bernabei is widely recognized for her representation of whistleblowers and other employees in high-profile cases.  Her current work includes representing a prominent whistleblower at Fannie Mae. Learn More... Best Lawyers Award Badge
David Wachtel
Since Bernabei & Wachtel formed in 2006, Mr. Wachtel has served as lead counsel for individual clients ranging from high profile whistleblowers in nuclear power and aviation, women subject to sexual assault and stalking, executives and professionals needing discreet severance negotiations, and legal and financial institutions requiring objective, neutral investigations. Learn More... Best Lawyers Award BadgeAvvo_WachtelB
Alan Kabat
Alan Kabat has been recognized as one of Washington's best employment lawyers for his outstanding work as an appellate brief writer and for his vast, up-to-the-minute knowledge of  federal employment law and civil procedure. Learn More... Best Lawyers Award Badge