U.S. Department of Agriculture, Food and Nutrition Services

October 2014 to Present

Provide attorney/counsel to advise on employment/civil rights claims made by current and former employees including issues and cases before the Merit Systems Protection Board (MSPB) and Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC); and provide representation of agency in administrative proceedings.

Description of Work

O’Riordan Bethel provides senior attorney/counsel services to support Food and Nutrition Services (FNS) in evaluating and defending claims made by current and former employees against the Agency before regulatory and adjudicative bodies.

In this role, O’Riordan Bethel provides responsive oversight, planning and execution of the evaluation and defense of claims.  We have assured that the attorney assigned to FNS has met or exceeded the performance standards established by the Agency.  All internal deadlines, as well as deadlines established by the various jurisdictions or tribunals, have been met.  We have coordinated and communicated with the FNS Contracting Officer’s Representative (“COR”) as appropriate and coordinated with FNS senior staffs as to the appropriate Agency response.