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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Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law Releases Report Evaluating Supreme Court Nominee Judge Neil Gorsuch’s Full Record on Civil Rights Cases and Issues Statement to U.S. Senate Urging Full Evaluation of His Record on Civil Rights Matters

More Than 100 Attorneys Across Country Sign […]

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We are pleased to report that the D.C. Superior Court Judge John Mott recently denied the defendant’s summary judgement motion in an employment discrimination case brought against American University.  Lynne Bernabei, Christopher Sousa, and Kristen Sinisi took the lead in representing Ms. Ivancin, although nearly all of our attorneys and law clerks have pitched in […]

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Lynne Bernabei was a panelist at the February 10, 2017 Annual Conference of the Metropolitan Employment Lawyers Association (MWELA), and spoke on “Counseling the Whistleblower on Employment Law Concerns.”

She discussed how Congress, courts, and government agencies are working to counteract efforts by companies to raise obstacles to a whistleblower’s ability to […]

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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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Bernabei & Kabat, PLLC, based in Washington, D.C., is nationally recognized for its expertise in the areas of employment law, sexual harassment law, whistleblower law, civil rights and civil liberties matters, Sarbanes-Oxley claims, and training. In addition to an active litigation practice in federal and state courts and administrative tribunals, the firm frequently represents partners, […]

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