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Client Forward | Results Focused

Federal Employment Law Attorneys

At Pines Federal we solely represent federal employees. Although we are knowledgeable in all areas of federal employment law, over the years we have developed a strong focus on fighting wrongful termination, disability discrimination, and representing VA doctors and nurses under Title 38. Please contact us today to find out how we can help you.

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$16.5M VA Title 38
$15M Adverse Actions
$14.25M Social Security Disability
$12.2M VA Title 38

A Nationwide Federal Employment Law Firm Fighting for Your Rights

Federal Employee Attorneys​

If you are currently facing a federal employee matter with a legal dispute regarding your job, secure the representation of our lawyers. We are well-versed in the practices and procedures that are unique to the field of federal employment law and assist federal employees and address their concerns. With more than 60 years combined experience, Pines Federal provides exceptional legal services to a wide range of diverse individuals who hold federal occupations, nationwide. We are backed by extensive experience and a track record of success. As such, our legal team has garnered a reputation for being trusted advocates. We have the skill set necessary to litigate and fight tirelessly on your behalf. More importantly, we have the in-depth legal knowledge, insight, and broad perspective necessary to help you achieve your goals as a federal employee.

practice areas

EEO Reasonable Accommodation Cases
VA Title 38
MSPB Appeals Discipline, IRA, USERRA
OPM Disability Application and Reconsiderations
whistleblower Cases
Federal Union Representation
Adverse Actions
Employee Civilian VA Representation

Why Choose Pines Federal to Protect Your Rights?

The Pines Federal Difference

At Pines Federal, we genuinely care about helping our clients, because we understand that federal employees face unique legal challenges. That is why as federal employment attorneys, we exclusively assist federal employees with any case, no matter how complex.

We will offer you the compassionate support that you deserve while providing you with the exceptional legal counsel you need. We bring our unmatched dedication, experience, tenacity, sensitivity and personal commitment to the table for each client we represent. When you entrust your case to our federal employee attorneys, you can be confident that you have made a wise choice.

When you schedule a consultation with our team of Houston federal employment lawyers, we will give you an honest assessment of whether you need an attorney or can do it yourself! We can address all questions and concerns that you have about approaching your case. From there, we can also help you decide on a course of action that can further your best interests.

Why Choose Pines Federal?

Committed to Our Clients Our attorneys bring unmatched experience, dedication, tenacity, sensitivity, and personal commitment to the table for every individual we represent.
Stellar Reputation Our firm has garnered a reputation as committed advocates for representing employees of any federal agency with an emphasis on helping disability and veterans administration employees..
Proven Record of Success Our attorneys have been fiercely protecting the rights of employees for decades and have a stunning track record and a proven success rate.
Tailored Approach to Your Case Our attorneys will listen to your case, provide an honest assessment, answer all your questions and concerns, and create a custom strategy to provide the best possible outcome.
Over 60 Years of Combined Experience Our seasoned litigation lawyers have decades of experience and are ready to fight on your behalf in court should the need arise.

what our clients are saying

  • They were, not only, honest, skillful, and informative; but they were empathetic and kind.

  • This team is definitely the model that other attorneys and firms should be measured against and strive to become. It’s nice to know that true professionals do still exist.

  • His tenacity, legal knowledge and effective communication skills led to a winning outcome for me!

    Stephanie S.




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How to File and Win an MSPB Appeal

Unlike private sector employees, virtually all federal employees have the right to appeal adverse actions taken against them. If you want to appeal an adverse action – such as a removal/termination, demotion, suspension longer than 14 days denial of Within-Grade Increases (WIGI) – then you may need to file a Merit Systems Protection Board appeal (MSPB) to challenge the...

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Veterans Affairs (VA) PIP Settlement Overview

What Was This Lawsuit About? In September 2017, the American Federation of Government Employees (AFGE) National VA Council (NVAC) filed a National Grievance against Veteran Affairs (VA) for failing to provide performance improvement plans (PIP) to AFGE bargaining unit employees (BUE) before taking performance-based adverse action. Providing PIPs is necessary under Article 27, Section 10 of the 2011 Master Agreement. VA...

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Does a Reduced Work Schedule Qualify as a Reasonable Accommodation?

Federal employers must provide workers with reasonable accommodation if they have a qualifying disability. There are many accommodation options available, depending on the severity of the disability and other factors. For example, disabled employees can request telecommuting or work from home, and they can also request physical accommodations in the workplace. Another common request employees ask for is a...

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