Lynne Bernabei, David Wachtel, and Alan Kabat were again named to the Best Lawyers in America (20th edition) for their accomplishments in Civil Rights Law and Employment Law!

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Lynne Bernabei was recently quoted by the Associated Press about the recent decision of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, Kaplan v. Conyers, which held that federal employees could not challenge personnel actions arising from the denial or revocation of their security clearance or eligibility for access to sensitive […]

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The Foreign Policy blog discussed how Chinese censors were blocking access to articles about a sexual harassment and retaliation case that our firm filed on behalf of reporters in the D.C. and New York offices of the Phoenix Group, a mass media company. In some cases, the censors were able to get […]

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Lynne Bernabei, as a board member of the Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law, attended the 50th anniversary celebration, hosted by President Obama at the White House, on August 1, 2013.

The Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law (Lawyers’ Committee), a nonpartisan, nonprofit organization, was formed in 1963 at […]

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Bernabei & Wachtel represents five individuals who are current or former employees of Phoenix Satellite Television (US), Inc., a large Chinese media corporation with several bureaus in this country. Their complaint alleges they were retaliated against for having supported another Phoenix employee’s complaint of sexual harassment. This retaliation included demotions, reduction […]

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Bernabei & Wachtel represents Joe Zorek, a long-time and dedicated pharmacist at a CVS store in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. Mr. Zorek protested the actions by senior managers to cut the pharmacy staff in order to increase profits, since that meant the remaining staff had to work much longer hours, and increased the error rate in filling […]

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The National Law Journal, on July 15, 2013, published an opinion piece by Lauren Mendonsa and Lynne Bernabei. They explained why Congress needs to respond in a more aggressive manner to the problem of sexual assaults in the military, given the significant under-reporting of these crimes, and the frequency in which commanding […]

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This week, Lynne Bernabei appeared on Fox 5 News to discuss the acquittal of George Zimmerman. Now that the murder trial is over, many have called for prosecution of Zimmerman for violating Trayvon Martin’s civil rights. Lynne appeared with George Garrow Jr, a member of […]

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Inside Higher Ed recently reported on the tenure denial case brought by Maria Ivancin, a client of our firm. Ms. Ivancin, who had extensive professional and practical experience in the communications field, and positive reviews in her work while on the tenure track, was approved for tenure […]

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Samer Shehata, a distinguished scholar of Middle East politics and current affairs, and an assistant professor at the Center for Contemporary Arab Studies, is challenging Georgetown’s denial of his tenure application. Despite his strong publication record, excellent teaching evaluations, and dedicated service to the university community, Georgetown’s School of Foreign Service refused to recommend him […]

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