By John V. Berry, Esq., www.berrylegal.com
Our law firm represents and defends federal employees and supervisors involved as respondents in Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) complaints. While many lawyers represent only complainants in EEO complaints, we also represent those co-workers and supervisors accused of EEO misconduct in their defense. In cases where a federal employee or supervisor has been named a respondent in an EEO case by another federal employee, it is very important for them to obtain legal advice and counsel throughout the EEO investigation in order to avoid disciplinary action later. An EEO respondent simply means that the individual has been named as part of the EEO violations or misconduct at issue.