Lynne Bernabei spoke at the NELA Spring Conference on “Representing Corporate Whistleblowers” on April 8, 2016. The panel’s presentation discussed the mechanisms that corporate employees have to report misconduct, including to enforcement agencies such as the Securities and Exchange Commission, even where the employer has a confidentiality agreement that purports to prevent […]

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Lynne Bernabei joined some 250 other experienced lawyers from around the country in submitting a letter to the White House and Congressional leadership, expressing concern within the legal community regarding the current vacancy on the United States Supreme Court. The letter, submitted by the Continue Reading

Lynne Bernabei recently appeared on Federal News Radio’s Federal Drive to discuss the war between Congress and the Merit Systems Protection Board (MSPB) over attempts to limit the ability of federal employees to challenge demotions or terminations. When Congress voted to restrict appeal rights of Veterans […]

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The Government Executive recently published a column by Lynne Bernabei and Alan Kabat, “The Never Ending War on Federal Whistleblowers”, which discussed how Congress and Executive Branch have been targeting whistleblowers through both the courts and through recent pending legislation that makes it easier to discipline or remove federal employees without providing them with […]

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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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On November 5, 2015, Lynne Bernabei did a Continuing Legal Education presentation at the annual conference of the American Bar Association, Section of Labor and Employment Law in Philadelphia.  Lynne’s presentation, co-authored with Alan Kabat, was “Do We Really Need Experts in This Case and When Should We Hire Them”.  She discussed […]

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On November 3, 2015, Lynne Bernabei did a Continuing Legal Education presentation at the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia, as part of the “Hot Topics in Employment Law” event jointly sponsored by the Federal Bar Association and the Metropolitan Washington Employment Lawyers Association.  Lynne’s presentation was on “The Law […]

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Once again, Lynne Bernabei  and Alan Kabat were listed in the Best Lawyers® in Washington D.C. for 2016, based on their work in employment law and civil rights law.  Best Lawyers is based on peer-review surveys and evaluations.

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In an opinion piece for The Harvard Law Review, Ms. Bernabei explains her path from Harvard Law School to the public interest law sector.

She speaks on a standout case that has influenced significant reforms within the mortgage finance industry in the United States. She notes, “In January 2010, Caroline Herron, a high-level contractor in Fannie […]

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Our partner, Lynne Bernabei, will be speaking as a panelist on the topic “Do you want a Noncompete with that? Are Employers Overusing Noncompetition Agreements and How Have Courts Responded” at the Hot Topics in Employment Law CLE hosted by the Metropolitan Washington Employment Lawyers Association. This event will be held from 6:00pm to 9:00pm […]

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