Category: Whistleblower Defense

Intelligence Community Whistleblowers Are On Thin Ice

Debra D'Agostino, a founding partner at The Federal Practice Group, takes a look at Dan Meyer and the whistleblower rights of employees in the Intelligence Community for Government Executive.

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Protecting Intelligence Agency Whistleblowers

According to the Follow the Rules Act, which passed in the House of Representatives just this month, protections against retaliation will be expanded for whistleblowers that refuse to violate rules and regulations. However, this bill is noticeably missing the expansion of these protections to employees of national security or intelligence functions, such as the FBI, […]

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Two WAPA Employees Expose Purchase-Card Irregularity

The Federal Practice Group recently represented two clients in cases against WAPA, the Western Area Power Administration, which is currently under investigation for misuse of public funds. It all began when Nate Elam, a former assistant regional manager at WAPA, noticed that government employees were using U.S. government purchase cards to buy items from sporting […]

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Debra D’Agostino Featured as Guest Speaker on Fed Access Radio Show

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Debra D’Agostino Featured on Federal News Radio

Debra D’Agostino, founding partner of the Federal Practice Group, was recently featured on Federal News Radio, where she discussed the rights of whistleblowers in the intelligence community with host Tom Temin. Ms. D’Agostino addressed the following topics in her interview: What constitutes a protected disclosure? How do agency executives sort out public-spirited whistleblowers from mean-spirited leakers? […]

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Eric Montalvo Discusses Release of Photos By Pentagon

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Ricardo J.A. Pitts-Wiley Discusses Whistleblowers for Federal News Radio

In a federal agency, it is important for individuals to be able to come forward with evidence of illegal, unethical or otherwise problematic activity. In 2013, the U.S. Office of Special Counsel launched their Second Open Government National Action Plan, with the goal of establishing a more open culture in these agencies. However, there is […]

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