Pines Federal

Eric Pines

Eric L. Pines is a distinguished federal employment lawyer with significant expertise in representing federal employees, including those seeking Federal Employee Disability Retirement (OPM). A former federal employee himself, Mr. Pines began his career in federal employment law as in-house counsel for AFGE Local 1923 at the Social Security Administration’s headquarters. He currently serves as Chief Counsel for AFGE 1923 and in-house counsel for various Department of Defense and Veteran Affairs unions, representing over fifty thousand federal employees. His legal prowess has led to substantial victories in litigation, including a notable FLSA case benefiting 3,860 FEMA employees. Mr. Pines is particularly focused on cases involving disability accommodations.

Pines Federal

Amanda Moreno

Amanda Moreno is an esteemed litigator and Supervising Attorney at Pines Federal, where she has dedicated over a decade to practicing federal employment law and resolving complex labor disputes. Specializing in EEO Hearings, MSPB Hearings, Title 38 DAB, and Federal Employee Labor Arbitration Hearings, Amanda has a proven track record of securing favorable outcomes for her clients through both victories in hearings and settlements. Her approach combines rigorous litigation with a compassionate understanding of her clients’ needs, ensuring they receive a realistic assessment of their cases.

Wick Law Office, LLC

Benjamin Wick

Benjamin E. Wick is a highly skilled attorney with extensive experience in federal employment law, particularly in representing federal employees with disabilities. Graduating magna cum laude from Washington College of Law at American University in 2005, he began his career working with a retired EEOC Administrative Judge, Gary M. Gilbert, and quickly became an associate at the newly formed Law Offices of Gary M. Gilbert & Associates in Maryland. Wick focused on representing federal sector employees and employers before the EEOC and Merit Systems Protection Board (MSPB). In 2007, he relocated to Colorado to manage the Denver office of the firm, where he served as lead counsel in numerous employment cases, particularly those involving disability claims.

Rocky Mountain Disability Law Group

Ken Enright

Ken is a dedicated attorney focused on helping military veterans navigate the complexities of obtaining VA disability benefits. As a Veterans Administration Accredited attorney and U.S. Army veteran who served in Baghdad during Operation Iraqi Freedom, Ken brings both personal and professional insight into his practice. His legal career has been strongly focused on veteran affairs, notably during his law school years where he worked with legal aid societies to assist homeless veterans in Indiana and interned with several prominent organizations in Washington, D.C. These experiences provided him with a deep understanding of the VA appeals process.

McDermott Law, LLC

Shawn McDermott

Shawn E. McDermott is a seasoned insurance law litigator based in Denver, Colorado, with a strong focus on disability law, ERISA, and insurance recovery. Since beginning his legal career in 1992, Shawn has gained substantial experience representing individuals in cases involving personal injury, insurance bad faith, disability, and life insurance claims across Colorado and the Rocky Mountain West. He established McDermott Law in 1996, directing the firm’s efforts towards advocating for clients against insurance companies, particularly in ERISA-governed claims for employee benefits, PERA disability retirement claims, and serious personal injury matters. A University of Colorado School of Law alumnus, Shawn has litigated hundreds of ERISA and non-ERISA disability claims in both state and federal courts, including the United States District Court for the District of Colorado and the Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals.

Harris Federal Employee Law Firm

Brad Harris

Brad Harris is a seasoned managing attorney with a distinguished background in representing federal employees in workers’ compensation, occupational disability, and employment disputes across the United States. Having grown up in poverty in Texas, Brad’s legal journey began after graduating with honors from college and earning his law degree from the University of Houston while working full-time. His career took off in his hometown as a general practice attorney, progressing to County District Attorney, before moving to Austin, Texas, where he practiced personal injury, social security disability, and insurance law, achieving notable verdicts and settlements. Brad maintains offices in Austin, Texas, and Washington D.C., facilitating his focus on federal employee matters nationwide.