Pines Federal

Eric Pines

Eric L. Pines is a nationally recognized federal employment lawyer with experience litigating a wide range of employment and labor law matters for federal employees. Notable achievements include settling a recent FLSA case, securing $16.5 million for 3,860 misclassified FEMA employees. His firm focuses on representing federal employees from various agencies, with particular attention to Veteran Affairs doctors and nurses, and a strong commitment to advocating for disabled federal employees in seeking reasonable accommodations.

Gilbert Employment Law

Edward Passman

Edward H. Passman, Senior Counsel of Gilbert Employment Law, is a federal employment attorney with decades of experience in civil service, labor, and employment discrimination law. With a background that includes positions with the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) and the American Federation of Government Employees (AFGE), Mr. Passman has represented federal and District of Columbia employees, as well as labor unions, before various trial and appellate courts, including the Supreme Court of the United States.

Pines Federal

Justin Schnitzer

Justin brings extensive knowledge of federal employment law, having served as a Judicial Intern at the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) and later utilizing that experience to draft final agency decisions for cases related to federal employment discrimination. As a client-centered attorney, Justin is dedicated to litigation and demonstrates a creative and determined approach to achieve the best possible results for his clients.

Gilbert Employment Law

Kevin Owen

Kevin Owen, a Partner at Gilbert Employment Law, is a seasoned attorney admitted to practice law in Maryland and before various federal courts, including the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 4th Circuit. With honors from American University’s Washington College of Law, Mr. Owen served as the Note & Comment Editor for the American Bar Association’s Administrative Law Review during law school. His prior experience includes serving as a law clerk for the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and the National Treasury Employees Union (NTEU).

Solomon Law Firm

Ariel Solomon

Ariel E. Solomon, an founder of the Solomon Law Firm, has tremendous experience in employment law, whistleblower retaliation, discrimination, congressional investigations, and government accountability. She is actively involved in Qui Tam litigation, whistleblower retaliation, #MeToo litigation, and sexual harassment cases against members of Congress and the Executive Branch. Her practice focuses on representing whistleblowers, federal employees, and government contractors in issues related to public health and safety, government accountability, fraud, sexual harassment, and wrongful termination.

Gilbert Employment Law

Andrew Perlmutter

Andrew J. Perlmutter, Counsel at Gilbert Employment Law, works in plaintiff-side employment law with a focus on the federal sector. He joined the firm in June 2021, bringing extensive experience gained from his roles at Passman & Kaplan, where he became a principal in 2018. Perlmutter received his Juris Doctor from Georgetown University Law Center in 2004 and has a background in representing governmental and non-profit clients in regulatory matters, showcasing a deep commitment to public service.