Lynne Bernabei and Alan Kabat co-authored an amicus brief to the U.S. Supreme Court on behalf of the NAACP and nine other non-profit legal groups, in the appeal challenging the Trump Administration’s Executive Order that banned immigration from a number of countries.

Their amicus brief argued that the Executive Order improperly promoted social […]

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We are pleased to report that D.C. Superior Court Judge Michael Rankin issued an excellent opinion on Friday, August 18, 2017, in which he denied the defendant’s motion for summary judgment in a case against American University.  Our client, Dr. Loubna Skalli Hanna, is a Middle Eastern scholar whose work focuses on […]

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New York City Councilman Members Rory I. Lancman and Helen K. Rosenthal introduced legislation to prohibit employers from requiring low-wage employees to enter into non-competes as a condition of employment.  In its current version, Introduction No. 1663 provides, “No employer shall enter into a covenant not to compete with any low-wage employee of such employer.” […]

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On August 3, 2017, partner Lynne Bernabei will be answering sexual harassment questions from journalists at the “Know Your Rights” Q&A for Journalists hosted by Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting. Individuals who plan to attend the event are encouraged to send their questions in advance to Laura Saunders […]

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Inside Higher Ed, an online publication focusing on college and university topics, published an article this week about Bernabei & Kabat client, Carolyn Brown. Ms. Brown was denied tenure at American University over slightly lower than average teaching evaluations from her most rigorous courses.

The article focuses on Ms. Brown’s tenure denial and points to […]

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Lynne Bernabei and Kristen Sinisi recently presented on “Tweeting & Snapping: What You Need to Know about Preserving, Discovering, and Using Social Media” at the NELA 2017 Annual Convention in San […]

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American University’s student-led newspaper, The Eagle, reports that Carolyn Brown, an assistant professor in AU’s School of Communication, is appealing Provost Scott Bass’s decision to deny her tenure.  In her appeal, Professor Brown asserts that she was unfairly denied tenure in retaliation for her activism on race and gender issues on AU’s campus, and for […]

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Lynne Bernabei and Alan Kabat co-authored an amicus brief on behalf of the Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights under Law and seven other non-profit legal groups, in the appeal challenging the Trump Administration’s Executive Order that banned immigration from a number of countries.  Their amicus brief argued that the Executive Order improperly promoted […]

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Lynne Bernabei presented a CLE session, “Preparing for an Expert Witness Deposition in Employment Cases” on April 20, 2017.  Lynne focused on how to analyze and attack the opposing expert’s qualifications, opinions, and expert methodology.  Lynne also explained approaches for analyzing the assumptions made by the expert witness, and determining whether those […]

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Bernabei & Kabat Partner, Lynne Bernabei, has been included in “The Top 50: 2017 Women Washington, D.C.” by Super Lawyers.

To read more about Lynne’s inclusion in “The Top 50,” click here.

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