Bernabei & Kabat partner, Lynne Bernabei, was recently interviewed on Federal News Radio regarding her opinion on the President Donald Trump’s recent decision to dismiss Acting Attorney General Sally Yates.

Former-Attorney General Yates publicly refused to defend an executive order which places […]

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In February 2016, Lynne Bernabei appeared on Federal News Radio on Tom Temin’s “Federal Drive” where she discussed how it was becoming increasingly hard for government whistleblowers to report misconduct and illegalities in the workplace. Topics include Congress’ attempts to remove protections for whistleblowers, the agency […]

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Lynne Bernabei was recently interviewed on Federal News Radio about a House bill that would give the Veterans Affairs Secretary much more flexibility to fire allegedly corrupt or poor-performing employees — not just top officials. The 2015 VA Accountability Act would expand on the authority of last […]

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The Corporate Crime Reporter discussed the letter that Senators Grassley and Warner sent to Dept. of Defense Secretary Ashton Carter, requesting a full investigation into the retaliation taken against Jimaye Sones after he reported serious financial issues involving government funds. Mr. Sones was the former Comptroller of the Defense Information Systems Agency […]

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Lynne Bernabei was interviewed by the Federal News Radio on April 9 as part of the “Federal Drive” show, where she discussed problems with several Inspector Generals in the federal government. While IGs are supposed to conduct investigations of fraud and misconduct, sometimes the IGs themselves can become part of the problem. The […]

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Lynne Bernabei was interviewed on Federal News Radio about the recent decision of the U.S. Merit System Protection Board on the appeal brought by two Department of Justice prosecutors. The prosecutors had been disciplined for failing to turn over key evidence in the criminal case […]

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Federal News Radio recently interviewed Lynne Bernabei. They discussed the recent attempts by U.S. Customs & Border Protection to silence a high-ranking whistleblower, by transferring him from being the Director of Internal Affairs to the Director of National Affairs.

Although this seems to be a lateral transfer, it appears that he was […]

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On July 2, 2014, Federal News Radio interviewed Lynne Bernabei about the new whistleblower statute that purports to protect whistleblowers in the intelligence agency.

Lynne explained that this new law will provide some additional procedures that agencies must provide to employees who allege that the […]

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Federal News Radio interviewed Lynne Bernabei about security clearance and related issues that affect federal employees and contractors. The U.S. Supreme Court recently denied the employee’s appeal of the Federal Circuit decision in Kaplan v. Conyers, et al. Lynne discussed the consequences of that decision for […]

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Lynne Bernabei was interviewed on Federal News Radio on December 5, discussing the problems with background checks used for federal sector security clearances. Lynne discussed how contractors may have to change their personnel practices. She also discussed issues arising in cases like those of the Navy Yard […]

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