Knowledgeable Federal Employment Law Attorneys

If you are a federal worker involved in an employment dispute with a federal government agency, you need an employment law attorney who has the experience and the resources to protect your rights.

We devote an entire practice area to federal sector employment law, focused on representing federal employees in Merit Systems Protection Board (MSPB) complaints and a wide variety of other federal employment law issues, including:

  • Adverse actions (discharge, demotion or grade reduction, suspension or furlough)
  • Failure to hire or promote
  • Medical exam/fitness for duty issues
  • Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) or Rehabilitation Act claims
  • Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act claims
  • Problems with federal pension or unemployment benefits

We make every attempt to return you to dignified productive work with your current or future employer, to protect your right to privacy, and to minimize the hard feelings often created during the course of employment disagreements. Three decades of lawyering inform our legal judgment in these areas, and we put this experienced judgment at your service during the course of your federal employment law matter. We serve clients throughout Washington D.C., and Northern Virginia, including Alexandria and Fairfax.


When you’re ready to call, we’re ready to help. Reach us at 703-836-9030, or contact us here.

Employment Law Attorney

Andrea Downing

Andrea Downing is an associate at Wade, Grimes, Friedman, Meinken & Leischner, PLLC, practicing employment law. Ms. Downing represents clients with employment law issues in federal and state courts, as well as in the United States Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and the Merit Systems Protection Board.


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